Member Opportunity: Hold a leadership role in the Policy Committee

Policy Committee Call for Nominations

Chair, vice chair and recorder positions will be elected in August. These are one-year terms that come with support from committee members, the board liaison(s), board of directors, and other leadership. Self nominations are allowed.

Contact Executive Director Kristin Kim (720-839-9531) if you are interested.

All Recycle Colorado members are encouraged to participate in the Policy Committee, which works on local and state policy to advance waste diversion through reuse/remanufacturing and composting.

Colorful answers to the question "What happens to the things I recycle?"

Student winners of statewide Recycle Colorado poster contest announced

Students’ commitment to recycling is alive and well, as shown by their creative and informative artwork. Today, Recycle Colorado announced the winners of its 14th annual poster contest. Every year, students in kindergarten through 12th grade take up their pencils, markers and computers to showcase their artistic talent and recycling know-how.

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CDPHE Grants: Meet the Staff

Colorado offers two grant programs to increase recycling in our state: RREO and FRWD. Many people work behind the scenes as part of the recycling grants team coordinating the work that goes into implementing an effective state grant program. Attendees met the staff during a special Meet & Greet at this year's Summit for Recycling.

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Senate Bill 20-055: Incentivize Development Recycling End Markets

In July 2020, the state legislature passed SB 20-055. This bill is intended to grow recycling programs by addressing the lack of local end markets for recyclable materials in Colorado.

  • Recycling Market Development Center
  • Producer Responsibility Literature Review
  • Business Personal Property Tax Reimbursements
  • Statewide Education Campaign on Recycling