For K-12 Students
"Top 10 Reasons to Recycle"
See the winners
Summit for Recycling
June 12-14, 2016
DoubleTree by Hilton
May 24, 2016
Advanced Paint Stewardship
June 1, 2016
Examples of Change: Packaging EPR in Europe and Canada
June 1, 2016
Education & Outreach Committee Meeting
June 1, 2016
Zero Waste Business Conference
June 3, 2016
Momentum Recycling Open House
SB16-124 Machine Tools Sales Tax Exempt Recovered Materials
04/29/2016 House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
CAFR Active Support
HB16-1004 Measurable Goals Deadlines CO Climate Action Plan
03/30/2016 Senate Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy Postpone Indefinitely
Recyclers meet with senators and representatives during CAFR’s Lobby Day and Legislative Reception
Wearing green "I Recycle" stickers, recyclers and legislators alike discussed the economic and environmental benefits of recycling, reuse, and remanufacturing to the State of Colorado.
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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.
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.
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.