The Alphabet Soup of School Food Waste
October 9, 2015
Heritage Elementary School, Highlands Ranch
CAFR Annual Meeting
October 21, 2015
Dick's Sporting Goods Park
America Recycles Day
November 15, 2015
September 8, 2015
Colorado Product Stewardship Council Meeting
September 8, 2015
Section 14, Composting, Stakeholder Meeting
September 11, 2015
Colorado Council for Sustainable Purchasing Meeting
September 15, 2015
From Managing Waste to Managing Materials: Implementing Oregon's 2050 Vision
September 15, 2015
APR Webinar: Resources to Support Domestic Plastic Recycling Markets
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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CAFR Recycling News
America Recycles Day registration is open
It's not too soon to start planning -- and to register -- for America Recycles Day. November 15 is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting recycling in the United States. Together we can make recycling bigger and better 365 days a year.
You’re invited to our (round)table: The Alphabet Soup of School Food Waste
October 9 - Highlands Ranch
Meet other sustainability leaders and recyclers from school districts, large facilities, higher education campuses and the private sector in Colorado to discuss best practices for managing food waste in places of learning.
Funding available for regional planning studies that examine waste diversion
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is now accepting proposals for regional planning studies that examine how existing waste diversion activities in a defined region can be better coordinated with the intent to maximize waste diversion in the future.
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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!