Are you proud of your recycler? Nominate them for an award

Each year Recycle Colorado seeks nominations for our annual Recycling Awards. These prestigious awards recognize governmental entities, individuals, companies, organization and media for their excellence in recycling or promotion of recycling. The 2020 awards will be presented at the 31st annual Summit for Recycling conference in Denver, August 24-26.

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Colorado Contractor's Challenge links goals to on-site implementation

The Challenge is a voluntary program for contractors to promote sustainable business practices.


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Recycle Colorado empowers apartment residents to start recycling

Recycle Colorado launched a six-month free recycling pilot for eight apartment buildings in downtown Denver November 7. The city’s Solid Waste Management Division estimates that approximately one-third of the city’s population lives in multifamily complexes that are not eligible for city recycling collection services. This pilot assists and incentivizes multifamily properties to start their own recycling programs.

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Student winners of statewide poster contest announced

Students from the following organizations submitted entries:

Altona Middle School, Longmont
Campus Middle School, Greenwood Village
Central Elementary, Longmont
Coal Creek Elementary, Louisville
Doherty High School, Colorado Springs
Douglass Elementary, Boulder
Eisenhower Elementary, Boulder
Fireside Elementary, Louisville
Home School Academy/TRACKS, Colorado Springs
Joyce Art Studio, Aurora
Kinard Core Knowledge Middle School, Fort Collins
Longs Peak Middle School, Longmont
Niwot Elementary, Niwot
Northridge Elementary, Highlands Ranch
Oak Creek Elementary, Colorado Springs
Silver Creek High School, Longmont
STEM School, Highlands Ranch
Summit Middle Charter, Boulder
University Park Elementary, Denver
Whittier Elementary, Boulder
Wiggins Elementary, Wiggins
Wilmot Elementary, Evergreen

See the winning artwork