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CAFR Recycling News
Recycling in the News: Creede recyclers to receive awards
The Keystone Resort and Conference Center will host the Colorado Association for Recycling’s (CAFR) annual recycling summit. Attending the conference will be local recycling professionals from Recycle-Creede. Bill Burch and Tina Miani will be accepting awards as Volunteer(s) of the Year
Student Winners of Recycling Poster Contest Announced
One of this year’s contest themes was “Plug In to E-cycling” in recognition of the new Colorado law that takes effect this summer.
CDPHE E-Waste Materials Now Available in Spanish
Outreach materials for the electronic waste ban are now offered in Spanish and available online.
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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 RONA
RONA is an international organization that aspires to further develop and enhance recycling programs and the recycling industry by providing
the networking, educational, technical and advocacy support that is best facilitated by a national or continental
Through a partnership between Rubbermaid Commercial Products and RONA, CAFR members can get 40 percent off the cost of Rubbermaid products. Click here for instructions on how to take advantage of this offer.
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!