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SB18-045 Repeal Architectural Paint Stewardship Act

01/10/2018 Introduced In Senate – Assigned to Finance

HB18-1054 Affordable Housing Plastic Shopping Bag Tax

1/10/2018 Introduced In House – Assigned to Local Government + Finance + Appropriations

Executive Director

Organization: Conservation Colorado
Salary: Not indicated
Deadline: February 9, 2018

Building Opportunities to Maximize Waste Diversion and Create Jobs in Colorado

Deadline: March 2, 2018
Projects may focus on recycling, composting, waste minimization, anaerobic digestion, repurposing, or reuse for a wide variety of materials.

EPA EE Local Grant Program

Deadline: March 15, 2018
Includes support for projects that reflect the intersection of environmental issues and agricultural best-practices, conservation of natural resources, food waste management, and natural disaster preparedness.

Recycling Route Driver

Organization: Eco-Cycle
Salary: Based on experience
Deadline: Open until filled

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.


Organization: CSU Surplus Property
Salary: $2,864 monthly + Full Benefits
Deadline: December 18, 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.