What is the public's perception of recycling?

Attend the Summit for Recycling conference Monday, June 10, for this break-out session. Learn about the confusion and misperceptions the public has about recycling and what we can do about it.

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K-12 students invited to participate in recycling poster contest

All of Colorado’s K-12 students are invited to showcase their artistic talent and their commitment to the environment by participating in Recycle Colorado's poster contest. One grand-prize winner receives a $100 gift card. The grand-prize winner’s school receives a $200 gift card for room supplies. Winning artwork will be used in Colorado to promote America Recycles Day.

Deadline for Entry: April 26, 2019

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Certification programs offered through Recycle Colorado's Composting Council and the USCC

Recycle Colorado's Composting Council is an official chapter of the United States Composting Council (USCC). The USCC Certification Commission offers two credentials: Certified Compost Operations Manager™ and Certified Composting Professional™.

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Submit a nomination for the 2019 Recycling Awards

Each year Recycle Colorado seeks nominations for our annual Recycling Awards. These prestigious awards recognize governmental entities, individuals, companies, media and organizations for their excellence in recycling or promotion of recycling. The 2019 awards will be presented at the 30th annual Summit for Recycling conference in Pueblo, Colorado, June 9-11. Deadline for nominations: 3:00pm, April 24, 2019 - EXTENDED

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Recycle Colorado launches the Colorado Contractor's Challenge

Recycle Colorado, in partnership with GE Johnson, is kicking off the 2019 Colorado Contractor’s Challenge! The Challenge is a voluntary program designed to encourage contractors based in Colorado to initiate or improve their sustainability efforts. It’s an easy way to receive community recognition and promotion of your company’s green business practices.