America Recycles Day
November 15, 2017
Watch and share our new video
2018 Summit for Recycling
June 3-5, 2018
Save the date!
October 24, 2017
Putting the Circular Economy into Practice: Real World Examples
October 26, 2017
Building Ecosystem Services with Compost
October 30, 2017
Compost Operations Training
November 2, 2017
Examining Municipal Solid Waste Data and Estimates
November 7, 2017
2016 National Postconsumer Plastics Bottle Recycling Rate Report Overview
Is policy important to you and your organization? CAFR members are invited to attend the Policy Committee Retreat July 19
The retreat is an important event for CAFR as it helps to set the tone for the year’s policy activities. This year’s event is especially meaningful because the input gathered during the meeting will feed directly into CAFR’s 2018–2020 Strategic Plan.
HB17-1275 Increase Solid Waste Diversion
05/01/2017 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
SB17-047 Additional Incentives Beneficial Use Waste Tires
01/11/2017 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy
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You are a part of our special mission: to take action that turns ever greater amounts of waste into marketable resources. Without you, our mission to advance infrastructure, end markets, and state and local policies in waste reduction, recovery, and diversion would not be successful.
Watch and share CAFR’s new recycling video
Help promote America Recycles Day, November 15. Share CAFR's new video that recognizes the winners of CAFR's poster contest. Use the video on your website or Facebook pages, share with your local TV stations and more. Show your pride in being a member of CAFR and celebrate America Recycles Day.
Meet the candidates for the CAFR Board of Directors
In November, eligible CAFR members will elect five (5) candidates to serve on the Board of Directors for a three-year term. The Nominating Committee is confident that the candidates have the time, ability and inclination to serve on the Board of Directors.
Register for Recycle-Bowl and America Recycles Day!
The 2017-2018 school year is off and running ... and the time has come to register for Keep America Beautiful's fall recycling programs.
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.