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Fill out the form linked below with your council or committee interest(s) to start receiving email updates and calendar invites for monthly and quarterly meetings.

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Colorado Composting Council

The Colorado Composting Council works to grow market-driven compost infrastructure and or capacity, create and drive end markets requiring standards for use and drive local and state policies requiring the use of organic recovery and compost. The compost council has developed a strategic plan and is working diligently on multiple projects. This council is also associated with the U.S. Composting Council.

Co-Chair: Sandy Briggs, City of Boulder
Co-Chair: Jamie Blanchard-Poling
Financial Liaison: Julie Mach, Elements Mountain Compost 
 Naomi Curland, Sustainable Resilient Longmont

Learn more about the Colorado Composting Council
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Construction and Deconstruction (C&D) Council

C&D ToolkitThe C&D Council promotes the increase of end markets for C&D material in Colorado. The council has prioritized C&D materials by economic value and researched end markets for the five most valuable materials with no end markets in Colorado. This council recently completed their work on their C&D policy toolkit which provides resources, tips, and tools for communities as they pursue sustainable built environment diversion goals.

Chair: Emily Freeman, City of Boulder
Vice Chair: Kat Slaughter, Vert Sites
Recorder: Ryan Call, Eco-Cycle

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Greater Colorado Council

During the 2024 Summit for Recycling, members met to discuss the merger of Recycle Colorado's Rural Policy Committee and Western Slope Council. The group voted to combine the two to create a single, more inclusive, Greater Colorado Council. This will allow the group to expand membership, add new perspectives, and tackle projects and problems together!
If you are interested in joining this new council, please fill out the form linked below, letting us know a little about yourself, what your ambitions are for this council, and when you are available to meet monthly. By filling out the form you will be added to calendar invites and will receive email updates.
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Northern Colorado Council

The Northern Colorado Council supports Recycle Colorado members in Fort Collins, Larimer County, Weld County, and Boulder County. The council serves as a business education and outreach group, providing recycling education through social media, thank-you cards that encourage businesses to recycle, and quarterly presentations on important topics. In 2023, presentations highlighted specific material recyclers who are located in northern Colorado communities and have developed innovative solutions for Colorado's recyclable materials. In 2021 presentations focused on local Colorado end-markets and in 2022 focus on upcoming state and local plastic bans and how they will affect our Northern Colorado communities.

Chair: Nick Wilson, West Highland Management Group
Vice Chair: Chandra Valenza, Boulder County
Recorder: Kara Wright, Pinyon Environmental Inc.


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Plastics Circularity Council

As we continue to grow as an organization, we are always looking for new ways we can support our membership and Colorado community. With an increased interest in creating a plastics council within our organization, it is now a reality! This group will focus on exploring a variety of topics and projects to help understand and map out the current and future potential for plastics recycling in Colorado.

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Policy Committee

Bill SigningThe Recycle Colorado Policy Committee works on state and local policy to advance waste diversion through recycling, reuse, remanufacturing, and composting. 

Chair: Randy Moorman, Eco-Cycle
Vice Chair: Jenifer Freeman, Constellation Strategies
Vice Chair: Brandy Moe, Republic Services
Recorder: Nick Wilson, West Highland Management 

Learn more about the Policy Committee
Learn more about Recycle Colorado Policy

Membership Snack & Shares

Join us during your lunch hour to network, learn, and have fun with the Recycle Colorado membership! Each month we will host a member spotlight presentation which will allow you to learn about the various industries and recyclers across Colorado. We will be celebrating achievements and milestones within everyone organization, sharing what's in store for Recycle Colorado, and creating a space to share challenges and brainstorm solutions. All members and nonmembers are welcome to join. If you are interested in presenting, please send us an email.

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