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Requiem for a digester

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

Truck Driver/Warehouse Associate

Organization: Clear Intentions
Salary: Not specified
Deadline: Open until filled

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.

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.

CCREF Young Investigator Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2017
The CCREF Young Investigator Scholarship, for $2,500, focuses on supporting undergraduate through PhD students, from a college or university in the United States, conducting research and education in the fields of composting and compost use.


Organization: PaintCare
Salary: Depends on experience
Deadline: July 3, 2017

Communications and Engagement Fellowship

Organization: Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council
Salary: $4,000 stipend
Deadline: May 26, 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.

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.

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!