Summit for Recycling
June 7-9, 2015
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May 26, 2015
SPLC 2015 Summit
June 7, 2015
Summit for Recycling
June 11, 2015
CURC Webinar: Can That Be Composted? Should It Be?
June 23, 2015
APR Webinar: Foam Recycling: Facts, Figures, and Market Potential
June 24, 2015
Colorado's 2015 Waste Tire Conference
SB15-076 Dispose Cathode Ray Tubes At Hazardous Waste Sites
04/30/2015 Senate Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy Postpone Indefinitely
HB15-1386 Align Recycling & Machine Tool Tax Exemptions
CAFR Active Support
05/05/2015 Senate Committee on Appropriations Postpone Indefinitely
HB15-1206 Sales & Use Tax Refund For Recycling Equipment
03/18/2015 House Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely
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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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CAFR Recycling News
Student artwork shows recycling is part of the Colorado scene
Congratulations to the student winners of CAFR's statewide recycling poster contest! The contest allowed students to showcase their artistic talent as well as their commitment to recycling. More than 27 schools participated, and 12 winners were selected from more than 200 entries.
Single-stream recycling at a crossroads – Find out how this impacts you at the Summit for Recycling
Single-stream value has declined even as the economy has improved. Join us for the educational session "Single-stream Recycling at a Crossroads" Monday, June 8, at the Summit for Recycling conference in Vail.
Colorado College takes top spot in “Food Service Oganics” division of RecycleMania
4.5 million students recycle and compost 80.1 million pounds in the 2015 RecycleMania tournament.
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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.
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!
Become a CAFR member, sponsor an event, or make a donation and actively contribute to furthering recycling in Colorado and the nation!