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CAFR is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Membership is comprised of all facets of the industry: state and local governments, non-profit organizations, large and small businesses, schools, universities, and citizen recyclers. No other recycling organization within Colorado offers such a diverse and representative membership. CAFR offers you programs that give you the opportunity to learn more about the recycling and solid waste management issues that face Colorado.

CAFR offers a range of membership levels and associated benefits to cater to different size organizations.

CAFR is your organization. You have input, and the ability to positively impact recycling in Colorado. All members over the age of 18, with the exception of student/associate members, have a voice and vote within the organization.

CAFR is a member of the National Recycling Coalition

CAFR is a member organization of the National Recycling Coalition (NRC). NRC partners with and facilitates activities between and among non-profit organizations (NGO’s), businesses, trade associations, individuals and government to maintain a prosperous and productive American recycling system that is committed to the conservation of natural resources. For more information about NRC, visit nrcrecycles.org.

Getting the most out of your membership

Actively participating in CAFR events and committees will help you get the most out of your membership. Attending our events and participating in a committee are the best ways to utilize the benefits that CAFR has to offer. CAFR represents you, and to ensure that your voice is heard, you need to stay involved. We understand that this may be difficult for members in remote areas and that is the reason that CAFR communicates with you using conference calling, e-mail and the internet.