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HB17-1275 Increase Solid Waste Diversion

04/26/2017 House Second Reading Passed with Amendments – Committee, Floor

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!

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!

Cart-based Curbside Recycling Collection Grant

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

Round tables April 25 and May 9 kick off CAFR Business Councils

CAFR will kick off two geographical business councils in the 2nd Quarter of 2017. We will host a Colorado Springs Business Council and a Front Range Business Council. The councils are not limited to members from those geographical areas. These two areas will simply be our first two host locations.

Equipment Operator

Organization: City of Thornton
Salary: $18.57 – $27.41 Hourly
Deadline: April 18, 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.

Waste Tire Innovative Market Development Grant Program

Deadline: April 30, 2017
Supports innovative projects with the potential to expand tire-derived product markets in Colorado and regionally.

Project Manager

Organization: Composting Council Research and Education Foundation
Deadline: March 31, 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.