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Student artwork celebrates the benefits of recycling

Winners of the Colorado Association for Recycling’s 10th annual recycling poster contest were announced today. This year’s grand-prize winner, Nathanel Cho from STEM School and Academy in Highlands Ranch, chose to draw attention to how recycling reduces water use. “We were gratified by the understanding these students demonstrated of the impacts of recycling to many areas of our lives,” said Megan Lane, CAFR board member.

You’re invited to CAFR’s Happy Hour and Recycling Roundtable May 19 in Colorado Springs

Join other CAFR members and sustainability supporters for drinks and an informal discussion, led by Bill Morris of Blue Star Recyclers.

Summit early-bird registration rates extended through May 20

Register now. Don’t miss Colorado’s premier recycling conference.

Environmental Research and Education Foundation

Deadline: June 1, 2016
The Foundation seeks to support scientific research related to sustainable solid waste management practices.

Recycling Bin Grant Program

Deadline: June 2016
The Coca-Cola/KAB Recycling Bin Grant Program supports local community recycling programs by providing bins to selected grant recipients for the collection of beverage container recyclables in public settings.

Pollution Prevention Grant Program

Deadline: June 6, 2016
Projects that will be funded are those that clearly demonstrate how using P2 concepts, tools or techniques can significantly reduce or eliminate pollution across environmental media (air, water or land).

Public Park Recycling Grant

Deadline: June 10, 2016
This grant provides durable, permanent recycling bins from a menu of options and grant recipients will have the bins shipped to their location with all expenses paid.

Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant Programs

Deadline: July 1, 2016
OEDIT offers four types of grants and two global business programs.

Recycling Rebates Program

Deadline: August 2016
Accepts applications for recycling rebate monies in the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) Fund.

SB16-124 Machine Tools Sales Tax Exempt Recovered Materials

04/29/2016 House Third Reading Passed – No Amendments
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