Premier Events

Summit for Recycling

June 7-9, 2015
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2021 Goals

Community Events

January 20, 2015
USCC Conference & Tradeshow: Organics on the Rise

January 28, 2015
Paint Stewardship Stakeholder Meeting

January 30, 2015
January 2015 CAFR Board of Directors Meeting

February 23, 2015
Paint Stewardship Stakeholder Meeting

February 23, 2015
Plastics Recycling 2015

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Legislative Updates

CDPHE releases report evaluating recycling, composting and pyrolysis

The report evaluates the potential impacts and roles that recycling, composting and pyrolysis may have on increasing the economic and environmental sustainability of managing Colorado’s waste-related resources.

HB14-1352 Update Waste Tire Management System

06/06/2014 Governor Signed

SB14-029 Architectural Paint Stewardship Program

06/06/2014 Governor Signed
CAFR Active Support

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Welcome to the Colorado Association for Recycling

You are a part of our special mission: to support, educate and guide individuals and leaders in business, education, nonprofits and government to take action that turns ever greater amounts of waste into marketable resources. Without you, our mission would not be successful.

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Our online recycling directory lets you search for recycling facilities and services across the state. Find a recycler near you.

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CAFR Recycling News

Calling all Colleges and Universities for RecycleMania 2015

CAFR encourages colleges and universities to participate in this year's RecycleMania Tournament, a nationwide waste reduction and recycling competition starting February 1.

You love recycling. Thank you for your support of CAFR on Colorado Gives Day!

Colorado’s largest one-day online giving event raised $26.2 million dollars for Colorado nonprofits. Your support helps CAFR educate and guide individuals and leaders in business, education, nonprofits and government to take action that turns ever greater amounts of waste into marketable resources.

Recycled and Recyclable Holiday Gift Idea! 2015 Recycling Calendar

Made from 100% recycled paper. CAFR's 2015 recycling calendar features the winning artwork from K-12 students participating in CAFR's recycling poster contest.

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Colorado - We Can Do Better

Did you know that the recycling rate in Colorado is only 11% compared to 34% in the rest of the country?

CAFR created this video to showcase the recycling challenges and successes in Colorado. Watch it and be inspired to improve Colorado’s recycling efforts! And help us get the word out by sharing the video with a friend.

 

CAFR is a Proud Member of NRC

The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) is a national nonprofit advocacy group with more than 6,000 members. The Coalition represents and advocates for every sector of the recycling industry across the country.

Featured Sponsor

Ball Corporation

Featured Supporter

Alpine Waste & Recycling

Featured Friend

Republic Services

CAFR Says “Thank You” To Our Sponsors

Click on the links at left to learn more about our Sponsors, Supporters, and Friends. Learn how you can sponsor CAFR or make a donation. Your dollars support our public education and industry advancement efforts throughout the state. We couldn’t do all we do without your support!

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Become a CAFR member, sponsor an event, or make a donation and actively contribute to furthering recycling in Colorado and the nation!