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Waste Tire Innovative Market Development Grant Program

Deadline: September 30, 2016
Funds to assist in the development and expansion of waste tire markets in Colorado. Projects should be innovative with the potential of expanding tire-derived product markets in Colorado and regionally.

New tax exemption for recyclers. Learn how your business could qualify

There are two avenues available to recyclers registered with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to obtain the sales and use tax exemption: At the time of purchase or with a claim for refund.

Call for Abstracts: CAFR Annual Meeting “Lightning Round” – Deadline September 9

Submit your abstract for a 3- to 5-minute “Lightning Round” update at the 2017 CAFR Annual Meeting Wednesday, October 19, at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden.

Recycling Grant Contract Monitor

Organization: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Salary: $2,416.80 – $3,021.00 Monthly
Deadline: August 25, 2016

Funding available for regional studies to optimize waste diversion

Funding opportunity now available through the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity program. Applications due October 31, 2016.

Recycling rebate applications for free public recycling drop-offs due August 31

The intent of this rebate program is to assist free public recycling drop-off sites by offsetting a portion of the transportation costs incurred by shipping recyclables to market or to a processing center.

Latino Outreach Coordinator

Organization: Eco-Cycle
Salary: Competitive
Deadline: Open until filled

CAFR comments on ways to incorporate recycling into the Colorado Climate Plan

1. Emphasize sustainable materials management (recycling, composting, reuse, product stewardship, green purchasing) as a key tool to address climate change and reduce greenhouse gases at the state level. …

Willing to host a tour of your recycling program or facility? Let us help

Summer and fall are great times to showcase your facility’s or program’s progress and success. Inviting elected officials and policymakers to tour your facility or program and to learn more about the work you do is an effective method to forge strong relationships and educate opinion leaders.

CDPHE accepting comments on the Integrated Solid Waste and Materials Management Plan through September 6

The plan addresses Colorado’s solid waste and waste diversion and recycling needs over the next 20 years.