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Sustainability Administrator

Organization: State of Colorado
Salary:
$3,635.00 – $4,543.00 Monthly

Deadline: August 26, 2018

This entry was posted on Monday, August 20th, 2018.

Recycling Specialist

Organization: County of San Diego
Salary: $49,379
Deadline: September 3, 2018

This entry was posted on Friday, August 17th, 2018.

What the year looks like so far for CAFR

Here we are, more than half way through 2018. We want you to know all the progress being made, so here is a list of achievements so far for each of six focus areas – and we still have more than four months to go!

This entry was posted on Monday, August 6th, 2018.

Rebates available for operators of free public recycling drop-off sites

Applications due Friday, August 31, at 3:00 PM.

This entry was posted on Thursday, August 2nd, 2018.

Colorado recyclers highlight efforts to create local uses for recyclable products

This year’s annual meeting of the Colorado Association for Recycling at Acreage Ciderhouse and Eatery in Lafayette focuses on CAFR’s work to create local markets in Colorado. The event September 11 begins at 12:00 PM with a business networking meeting and opens to the public at 3:00 PM for recycling education presentations.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 25th, 2018.

CDPHE solicits views on construction and demolition waste in Colorado

The CDPHE seeks to conduct a state-wide study or publish additional information on the construction and demolition waste stream. To ensure state resources are used to produce valuable information, results from this survey will help define what kind of information is produced. The survey will close August 19.

This entry was posted on Monday, July 23rd, 2018.

Director of Programs

Organization: Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council
Salary: Not stated
Deadline: Applications considered on a rolling basis

This entry was posted on Friday, July 20th, 2018.

EPA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Solicitation

Deadline: July 31, 2018
Funding for the development and commercialization of innovative environmental technologies.

This entry was posted on Thursday, July 12th, 2018.

Pollution Prevention Grant Program

Deadline: August 23, 2018
This program funds two-year projects that provide technical assistance and/or training to businesses/facilities to help them adopt source reduction approaches.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 11th, 2018.

Recycling Rebates Program

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Accepts applications for recycling rebate monies in the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) Fund.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, July 10th, 2018.

Summit round tables identify actionable solutions to recycling challenges

The 2018 Summit for Recycling coordinated twelve round tables that each focused on a specific aspect of recycling. Learn more about the outcomes and sign up for action groups.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018.

2017 Colorado recycling totals now available

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reports annual solid waste diversion totals for 2007-2017.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018.

News story covers CAFR’s Summit for Recycling

The conference theme, “Who needs China’s markets?,” addressed China’s National Sword policy, which restricts the type of waste the country will accept.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, June 19th, 2018.

Gubernatorial candidates share vision for improving Colorado’s recycling rate

On Tuesday, June 5, at the Colorado Association for Recycling’s Summit for Recycling in Snowmass, Congressman Jared Polis (D) and representatives for former State Treasurer Cary Kennedy (D) and Lt. Governor Donna Lynne (D) discussed how they (or their candidate), if elected governor, would improve recycling. All candidates on the June 26th primary, including Republicans and Democrats, were invited to participate.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018.

The China Crisis – Whose Crisis is It?

It is ours. Recycled materials and trash should look very different from each other, but for years they have been converging in the U.S.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018.

Congratulations to this year’s outstanding recyclers

The 2018 Recycling Awards will be presented at the annual Recycling Awards Gala, Monday evening, June 4, at the Westin Snowmass Resort in Snowmass Village, Colorado. The Recycling Awards Gala is part of the Summit for Recycling conference, hosted by CAFR.

This entry was posted on Monday, May 7th, 2018.

HB18-1350 Machine Tool Sales Tax Exemption For Scrap Metal

05/04/2018 Senate Third Reading Passed – No Amendments

This entry was posted on Friday, May 4th, 2018.

SB18-187 Marijuana Waste Recycling

04/26/2018 Governor Signed

This entry was posted on Wednesday, April 11th, 2018.

Colorado Springs Council leads the way with new regional focus for CAFR

Every community in Colorado has specific dynamics and needs. Realizing this, CAFR is developing regional councils to work on local issues across Colorado. In August of 2017, CAFR chose Colorado Springs as the first new regionally focused council.

This entry was posted on Friday, March 30th, 2018.

Recycling Cart Grant

Deadline: Open call for applications
For upgrades to cart-based curbside recycling collection.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, March 27th, 2018.

Recycling advocates defeat effort to repeal paint recycling program

To most observers, the Architectural Paint Stewardship Act is an example of a governmental initiative done right. It created a paint take-back program that incentivizes the responsible recycling of household hazardous waste, saves taxpayer money and provides low-cost, recycled paint to low-income families in Colorado. Thanks to the advocacy of program proponents, a recent repeal effort failed in the Colorado Senate.

This entry was posted on Thursday, March 1st, 2018.

HB18-1133 Marijuana Processor Registration

02/23/2018 House Committee on Agriculture, Livestock, & Natural Resources Postpone Indefinitely

This entry was posted on Saturday, February 24th, 2018.

SB18-045 Repeal Architectural Paint Stewardship Act

02/21/2018 Senate Second Reading Lost with Amendments – Committee

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018.

Calling all college students! Apply for a conference scholarship to meet in Snowmass this summer

This conference scholarship program provides funds for college students to attend the CAFR Summit for Recycling conference, June 3-5, 2018, in Snowmass Village, Colorado. Application deadline April 20.

This entry was posted on Monday, February 19th, 2018.

Environmental Research and Education Foundation

Deadline: December 1, 2018
The Foundation seeks to support scientific research related to sustainable solid waste management practices.

This entry was posted on Friday, February 9th, 2018.

Letter from the CAFR president: Exciting new direction for CAFR in 2018

CAFR’s new mission is to build a statewide presence and establish CAFR as the go-to agency for advancing infrastructure, end markets and policies in waste reduction, recovery and diversion.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018.

HB18-1054 Affordable Housing Plastic Shopping Bag Tax

01/31/2018 House Committee on Local Government Postpone Indefinitely

This entry was posted on Thursday, February 1st, 2018.

CAFR announces keynote speaker for the 2018 Summit for Recycling

Daniel J. Domonoske, executive vice president of Potential Industries, Inc., will address this year’s theme, “Who needs China’s markets? Creating solutions in Colorado,” by explaining the real impact of what’s going on in China and describing what Colorado needs to do to adjust and to attract end markets.

This entry was posted on Friday, January 26th, 2018.

CAFR opposes SB18-45, the Repeal Architectural Paint Stewardship Act

The Colorado Association for Recycling published two fact sheets to support opposition to SB18-45, the Repeal Architectural Paint Stewardship Act. Repealing the act would eliminate a beneficial paint recycling program that saves taxpayer money and protects the environment.

This entry was posted on Thursday, January 25th, 2018.

Sector representatives are CAFR members’ link to the Policy Committee

CAFR members with questions about the Policy Committee or current legislation can contact their respective Policy Committee sector representative

This entry was posted on Friday, January 19th, 2018.

Rebranding Name Decriptions

Circular Colorado or Closed Loop Colorado – To expand beyond just recycling and align with the organization’s vision and mission of becoming a true national leader in waste reduction, recovery and diversion. The name strives to encompass the broad focus outlined in the C.A.F.R. strategic plan and support efforts to “close the loop” and build […]

This entry was posted on Sunday, January 7th, 2018.

In the News: Colorado Springs chosen for pilot recycling program

In August, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment adopted its first statewide recycling goals, aiming to match the national average by 2026 and reach 45 percent diversion by 2036. Johnson and her team want to reach higher, though, starting with Colorado Springs. The Colorado Association for Recycling chose Colorado Springs for its pilot recycling agenda in early November.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017.

Solidwaste Management Grant Program

Deadline: December 31, 2018
The purpose of the Solid Waste Management Grant Program includes providing technical assistance and/or training to help communities reduce the solid waste stream.

This entry was posted on Saturday, December 9th, 2017.

Thank you Colorado Gives Day donors

Our sincere thanks to the individuals who contributed to the Colorado Association for Recycling for Colorado Gives Day. We are continually humbled and inspired by everyone’s generosity.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017.

Green Up Our Schools

Deadline: Rolling application is open
A grant program that supports elementary school waste reduction & recycling programs.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017.

SBDC Advanced

Deadline: Ongoing
A business development program focused on helping Colorado companies grow by providing custom-fit market research and corporate-level tools that might otherwise be out of reach for small to mid-sized businesses.

This entry was posted on Monday, December 4th, 2017.

Support recycling across our state this Colorado Gives Day

CAFR helps recycling programs and businesses get started and grow across Colorado. Our members come from 65 cities and more than 30 Colorado counties, increasing the likelihood that you can recycle where you walk, hike, live, work and visit.

This entry was posted on Monday, November 27th, 2017.

Election Results: CAFR Board of Directors

Congratulations to the following candidates who were elected to the CAFR Board of Directors for a three-year term.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017.

Colorado Chapter hosts Compost Operations Training Course

It turns out composters love to come to Colorado in the fall!

This entry was posted on Monday, November 20th, 2017.

New report compares recycling rates across Colorado

The report finds only 18 Front Range cities track their recycling data while nearly half of counties have measured their diversion. The City of Loveland came out on top with the best residential recycling rate at 61%.

This entry was posted on Thursday, November 16th, 2017.

Public Space Recycling Bin Grant

Deadline: 2018
Supports recycling in eligible communities by providing bins to expand recycling opportunities in public spaces.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, November 8th, 2017.

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.

This entry was posted on Friday, October 13th, 2017.

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.

This entry was posted on Monday, October 2nd, 2017.

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.

This entry was posted on Friday, September 22nd, 2017.

CDPHE accepting applications for Pollution Prevention Advisory Board Assistance Committee

The vacancy that is available can be filled only by an individual who is employed by or has the ability to represent a for-profit business or nonprofit organization and is registered to vote with the Republican Party or as an unaffiliated voter.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Grants

Deadline: 2018
Funding for alternative fueling infrastructure and alternative fuel vehicles, cover 80% of the conversion costs to switch to natural gas.

This entry was posted on Monday, September 18th, 2017.

Great American Can Roundup School Challenge

Deadline: 2018
The Can Manufacturers Institute will award $1,000 to the school in each state that recycles the most aluminum beverage cans per student between America Recycles Day (Nov. 15) and Earth Day (April 22).

This entry was posted on Sunday, September 17th, 2017.

Register now for CAFR’s 2017 Annual Meeting

Join us October 4 in Colorado Springs. This networking meeting is for CAFR members and people interested in recycling. Learn about what’s going on in recycling in Colorado and the recent activities and accomplishments of CAFR.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017.

Crush It Crusade Grant

Deadline: Rolling
This grant program provides ZeroHero recycling tents, training on sustainable waste management and enough funds to get your recycling program rolling.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017.

CAFR Board of Directors supports newly established statewide diversion and recycling goals

Setting goals and tracking achievement is a best management practice in waste diversion. CAFR supports setting different goals for different parts of our state that have different challenges.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, August 15th, 2017.

Learn what it takes to run a successful composting facility during the Compost Operations Training Course, October 30-November 3

Whether you’re just getting started or been at it for a while, this is the class for you. Early-bird registration rates good through September 30.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, August 8th, 2017.

Be a member of the Policy Committee, represent your sector under the new committee structure

The Policy Committee has been a very active committee and an important part of CAFR’s work. If you like engaging with other CAFR members on a regular basis, discussing policies to move our state forward in recycling, composting and sustainable materials management, than this committee is for you!

This entry was posted on Monday, August 7th, 2017.

Recycling rebates available for free public recycling drop-off sites

Applications are due Thursday, August 31.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017.

Requiem for a digester

From Boulder Weekly: Billions of microbes, and a $100 million waste-to-energy project, quietly dying.

This entry was posted on Thursday, June 22nd, 2017.

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.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017.

National Recycling Coalition supports federal expansion of America’s recycling infrastructure

In the President’s proposed fiscal 2018 budget, the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) annual budget allocation is proposed to be cut by one third. This cut would result in the elimination of over 50 programs and 3,200 jobs. Two of the programs proposed to be eliminated include the Sustainable Materials Management program and the Waste Reduction Model.

This entry was posted on Monday, June 19th, 2017.

Student artwork answers the question “Where do you recycle?”

Winners of the Colorado Association for Recycling’s 11th annual recycling poster contest were announced today. The contest allowed students to showcase their artistic talent as well as their commitment to recycling.

This year’s grand-prize winner, Alivia Eikenberg from from Timber Trail Elementary in Castle Rock, chose to draw examples of all the places she could recycle: at home, at the beach, at school, at her friend’s house, at church, and even at the Eiffel Tower.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017.

Congratulations to the 2017 Recycling Award recipients

This year’s awards highlight individuals who go out of their way to implement recycling in their offices and warehouses, media coverage that helped save a community’s access to recycling, and the unlimited dedication of volunteers to increase recycling and waste diversion.

This entry was posted on Friday, May 5th, 2017.

Get to know Fort Collins with some pre-Summit activities! Golf, hike, bike and more

Conference attendees are invited to take part in these extracurricular activities, all guided by locals!

This entry was posted on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017.

May 9 Front Range Business Round Table postponed until July

CAFR kicked off the first of two geographical business councils in April 2017 with the Colorado Springs Business Round Table. The second round table for Front Range businesses, originally scheduled for May 9, is postponed until July.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017.

HB17-1275 Increase Solid Waste Diversion

05/01/2017 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely

This entry was posted on Monday, May 1st, 2017.

CAFR reinvents committees – Find the one that’s right for you

The best way to get the most out of your CAFR membership is to join a committee. Take a look at our revised committee list and join now. It’s a great way to get involved, meet fellow members and have fun!

This entry was posted on Thursday, April 20th, 2017.

Who’s your recycling hero? Nominate them for an award. Deadline for nominations extended to April 7

CAFR is seeking nominations for our annual Recycling Awards. These prestigious awards recognize business, government, nonprofit and individuals for their excellence in recycling. The 2017 awards will be presented at the 28th annual CAFR Summit for Recycling conference in Fort Collins, Colorado, June 4-6, 2017.

This entry was posted on Friday, March 31st, 2017.

Waste diversion bill introduced in House

The bill directs the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Colorado Office of Economic Development to assist in increasing waste diversion in Colorado by establishing diversion goals, requiring data collection and reporting by counties and landfills, and providing technical assistance to counties and landfills regarding the data collection and reporting.

This entry was posted on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017.

Calling all college students! CAFR seeks candidates for its conference scholarship program

The Future Leaders Program (FLP) provides funds for college students to attend the Colorado Association for Recycling’s Summit for Recycling conference, June 4-6, 2017, in Fort Collins, Colorado. Applications are due April 14.

This entry was posted on Monday, February 20th, 2017.

CAFR announces its 11th annual Recycling Poster Contest

K-12 Students and youth organization members are invited to participate. Deadline for entry is April 24, 2017.

This entry was posted on Friday, February 10th, 2017.

Funding available for waste diversion and waste minimization projects

CDPHE has issued a Request for Applications to fund implementation projects that lead to new opportunities to increase waste diversion as well as create jobs. Projects may focus on recycling, composting, waste minimization, anaerobic digestion, repurposing, or reuse for a wide variety of materials. Deadline for applications is March 3.

This entry was posted on Saturday, January 21st, 2017.

Calling all Colorado colleges and universities for RecycleMania 2017

Throughout February and March of 2017, campuses across the country will be rallying students and staff to step up their recycling game and reduce waste as part of this friendly competition. Registration closes February 3, so register now!

This entry was posted on Friday, January 20th, 2017.

SB17-047 Additional Incentives Beneficial Use Waste Tires

01/11/2017 Introduced In Senate – Assigned to Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy

This entry was posted on Monday, January 16th, 2017.

State establishes permanent medication take-back locations

By the end of this year, the health department hopes to have at least one
drop off location in every Colorado county.

This entry was posted on Monday, January 9th, 2017.

CAFR kicks off 2017 by welcoming a new executive director

The Colorado Association for Recycling announces the selection of Laurie Johnson as its new executive director. Johnson will fill the full-time position effective January 3, 2017.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017.

Call for Proposals: 2017 Summit for Recycling Conference – Deadline extended!

CAFR invites you to submit a proposal that will offer original content and an interactive experience for attendees to the 2017 Summit for Recycling conference in Fort Collins, Colorado.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, December 7th, 2016.

Celebrate the formation of the Colorado Composting Council December 9 at Westminster Brewing Co.

Anyone invested or interested in composting in Colorado is invited. Learn about COCC and the benefits of membership. RSVP to amy@cafr.org by December 7.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016.

Tell the Governor to support the Colorado Climate Plan

The climate plan has been criticized for omitting any discussion of the significant upside potential of recycling for combating climate change. We need to speak up – especially businesses that are significant employers – about the environmental and economic benefits of recycling.

This entry was posted on Friday, November 4th, 2016.

Share CAFR’s new video and celebrate America Recycles Day

Use it on your website or Facebook pages, share it with your local TV stations and more. Show your pride in being a member of CAFR and help celebrate the top 10 reasons to recycle.

Additionally, you can encourage your networks to take the #BeRecycled Pledge, which is a promise to actively choose to live a recycled lifestyle by committing to “Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.” in all aspects of daily life.
 

This entry was posted on Thursday, November 3rd, 2016.

Colorado Association for Recycling seeks full-time executive director

We’re seeking an inspirational, passionate and highly-mission-driven leader who possesses emotional intelligence and the ability to cultivate meaningful relationships with members and key stakeholders.

This entry was posted on Monday, October 17th, 2016.

Colorado compost community forms state Composting Council Chapter

Rocky Mountain Organics Council and the Colorado Association for Recycling Partner with the United States Composting Council.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016.

CAFR comments on the state’s solid waste and materials management plan

After carefully considering all aspects of the proposed recycling plan, CAFR developed several recommendations for improvement, strongly supporting the evolution of CDPHE’s role from a focus on regulation and compliance to one of leadership and technical assistance.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016.

CAFR seeks part-time contractor specializing in conference program coordination

The Summit for Recycling has grown over the past two decades from a small event (less than 50 people) to a large regional event attracting more than 250 people, with a robust vendor show, multiple workshops and breakout sessions, reception, awards gala, and more.

This entry was posted on Monday, August 29th, 2016.

New tax exemption for recyclers. Learn how your business could qualify

There are two avenues available to recyclers registered with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to obtain the sales and use tax exemption: At the time of purchase or with a claim for refund.

This entry was posted on Monday, August 22nd, 2016.

Call for Abstracts: CAFR Annual Meeting “Lightning Round” – Deadline September 9

Submit your abstract for a 3- to 5-minute “Lightning Round” update at the 2017 CAFR Annual Meeting Wednesday, October 19, at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden.

This entry was posted on Thursday, August 18th, 2016.

Funding available for regional studies to optimize waste diversion

Funding opportunity now available through the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity program. Applications due October 31, 2016.

This entry was posted on Friday, August 5th, 2016.

Recycling rebate applications for free public recycling drop-offs due August 31

The intent of this rebate program is to assist free public recycling drop-off sites by offsetting a portion of the transportation costs incurred by shipping recyclables to market or to a processing center.

This entry was posted on Monday, August 1st, 2016.

CAFR comments on ways to incorporate recycling into the Colorado Climate Plan

1. Emphasize sustainable materials management (recycling, composting, reuse, product stewardship, green purchasing) as a key tool to address climate change and reduce greenhouse gases at the state level. …

This entry was posted on Thursday, July 28th, 2016.

Willing to host a tour of your recycling program or facility? Let us help

Summer and fall are great times to showcase your facility’s or program’s progress and success. Inviting elected officials and policymakers to tour your facility or program and to learn more about the work you do is an effective method to forge strong relationships and educate opinion leaders.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016.

CDPHE accepting comments on the Integrated Solid Waste and Materials Management Plan through September 6

The plan addresses Colorado’s solid waste and waste diversion and recycling needs over the next 20 years.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016.

We’re taking time for a happy hour. Please join us July 21 at The Alliance Center

In memory of Cara Russell, we’re taking some time to be with friends and the non-profit community and be reminded of everything we have to be thankful for. Please join us.

This entry was posted on Monday, July 18th, 2016.

Getting back to work

The recent death of Cara Russell was a shock to us all. Her time here was way too short and we will truly miss her. Cara was just beginning to inspire and energize us with her enthusiasm for learning the recycling industry and steady dedication to getting work done. With those thoughts in mind, it’s time for us to start getting back to work.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016.

Memorial Service for Cara Russell July 23

Family, friends and the non-profit community are invited to Cara Russell’s memorial service Saturday, July 23, at 2:00 PM at Arvada United Methodist Church.

This entry was posted on Monday, July 11th, 2016.

Cara Russell Memorial Fund

Donations can be made to the Cara Russell Memorial Fund. Monies will be given to the Ark Valley Humane Society once all hospital/financial responsibilities have been paid for.    

This entry was posted on Friday, July 1st, 2016.

Vigil for Cara Russell – Join us tonight at The Alliance Center

Please join CAFR board members, staff and volunteers and The Alliance Center community this evening for a vigil for Cara Russell and her family.

This entry was posted on Thursday, June 30th, 2016.

Letter from the CAFR President

It is with heavy heart that I am informing you of the death of our Executive Director, Cara Russell. Although Cara had only been with the organization a short while, her enthusiasm, professionalism, and positive demeanor had quickly won her a number of fans within the organization, including myself.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016.

2016 Summit for Recycling navigates the new era of materials management

Managing recyclable waste has become more than collecting, diverting and repurposing of materials. The fact that recycling rates in Colorado remain lower than in many other states only forces us to reexamine the source of our materials and discover more environmentally sustainable solutions.

This entry was posted on Monday, June 13th, 2016.

Governor signs bill to help boost recycling in Colorado

The bill extends the tax exemptions on machinery and equipment enjoyed for decades by traditional manufacturers in Colorado to also include machinery and equipment used in the sustainable manufacturing practices of reprocessing, remanufacturing and reuse of recycled materials.

This entry was posted on Thursday, June 9th, 2016.

SB16-124 Machine Tools Sales Tax Exempt Recovered Materials

06/08/2016 Governor Signed
CAFR Active Support

This entry was posted on Thursday, June 9th, 2016.

CAFR recognizes outstanding recyclers

Winners of the 2016 Recycling Awards were selected by their industry peers in recognition of their contributions to or promotion of recycling and waste reduction

This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 31st, 2016.

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.

This entry was posted on Monday, May 16th, 2016.

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.

This entry was posted on Friday, May 13th, 2016.

Summit early-bird registration rates extended through May 20

Register now. Don’t miss Colorado’s premier recycling conference.

This entry was posted on Friday, May 6th, 2016.

Join the Pollution Prevention Advisory Board – Apply by May 19

PPAB is looking for six new members. Apply today. Your leadership will promote pollution prevention and sustainability in Colorado.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, April 27th, 2016.