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Organization: PaintCare
Salary: Depends on experience
Deadline: July 3, 2017

Communications and Engagement Fellowship

Organization: Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council
Salary: $4,000 stipend
Deadline: May 26, 2017

Student artwork answers the question “Where do you recycle?”

Winners of the Colorado Association for Recycling’s 11th annual recycling poster contest were announced today. The contest allowed students to showcase their artistic talent as well as their commitment to recycling.

This year’s grand-prize winner, Alivia Eikenberg from from Timber Trail Elementary in Castle Rock, chose to draw examples of all the places she could recycle: at home, at the beach, at school, at her friend’s house, at church, and even at the Eiffel Tower.

Congratulations to the 2017 Recycling Award recipients

This year’s awards highlight individuals who go out of their way to implement recycling in their offices and warehouses, media coverage that helped save a community’s access to recycling, and the unlimited dedication of volunteers to increase recycling and waste diversion.

Get to know Fort Collins with some pre-Summit activities! Golf, hike, bike and more

Conference attendees are invited to take part in these extracurricular activities, all guided by locals!

May 9 Front Range Business Round Table postponed until July

CAFR kicked off the first of two geographical business councils in April 2017 with the Colorado Springs Business Round Table. The second round table for Front Range businesses, originally scheduled for May 9, is postponed until July.

HB17-1275 Increase Solid Waste Diversion

05/01/2017 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely

CAFR reinvents committees – Find the one that’s right for you

The best way to get the most out of your CAFR membership is to join a committee. Take a look at our revised committee list and join now. It’s a great way to get involved, meet fellow members and have fun!

Cart-based Curbside Recycling Collection Grant

Deadline: Open call for applications
For upgrades to cart-based curbside recycling collection.

Equipment Operator

Organization: City of Thornton
Salary: $18.57 – $27.41 Hourly
Deadline: April 18, 2017