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Recycling: The real answers

An in-depth look into how recycling has changed in recent months, and some of the steps CAFR is taking to help.

Colorado NextCycle

Deadline December 2018
An incentivized business incubator designed to improve the end markets for recovered commodities and organic materials in Colorado.

Rural Initiative Program

Deadline: October 3, 2018
Planning grants of up to $5,000 and implementation grants of up to $25,000 are provided. Supports efforts that will help to strengthen individual rural towns in a number of civic areas.

Recycling Cart Grant

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

Environmental Research and Education Foundation

Deadline: December 3, 2018
The Foundation seeks to support scientific research related to sustainable solid waste management practices.

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.

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.

Public Space Recycling Bin Grant

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

Update: Summit action groups take on tangible projects to address 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.

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.