The Town of Erie is Hiring a Waste Diversion Technician

Erie’s Sustainability Division is looking for a friendly, energetic, and positive employee who is passionate about diverting as much waste from the landfills as possible. Under general supervision of the Sustainability Manager, the Waste Diversion Technician will provide the best in customer service to Erie residents who utilize the Town of Erie Recycling Center. This position will be a local expert in what can and cannot be recycled and provide guidance and additional resources to residents. This position will provide technical expertise during dedicated zero-waste events throughout Town and demonstrate a commitment to our environment, to reuse/recycling, and an interest in conserving natural resources. Employee must be able to work on weekends and evenings at special events as needed. All staff are expected to adhere to the Town’s mission, vision, and values of P.R.I.D.E.

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Perks Deconstruction is looking for their new Office Administrator

Perks Deconstruction is looking for an experienced, motivated, and organized Office Administrator to provide business support, systems implementation, and excellent customer service in a fast paced, rewarding environment. Perks Deconstruction is committed to improving sustainability of the construction world by reducing the amount of waste lost everyday in landfills. We take a surgical approach to demolition in order to salvage and recycle building materials, diverting waste to strategic partners to find life once again. Candidates should share this alignment and be detailed, friendly self-starters who are able to take direction, organize priorities, and then execute the tasks at hand.

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City of Aspen is Hiring a Waste Diversion and Recycling Program Administrator

The Waste Diversion and Recycling Program Administrator would be someone who performs professional planning, technical and oversight work necessary for waste reduction, recycling, composting, and other Environmental Health programs, consistent with the organization’s values and mission statement. Works with public agencies and private interests to improve environmental quality and heighten environmental awareness. Works as part of the Environmental Health and Sustainability Department team on other duties as assigned.

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Federal Recycling is Hiring a Recycling Buyer/Sales Associate

Federal Recycling & Waste Solutions is currently seeking an individual to assist in business development in the Denver area. 

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City of Longmont is Hiring a Bilingual Business Sustainability Coordinator

The City of Longmont is hiring a Bilingual Business Sustainability Coordinator to focus on sustainability initiatives in the business and commercial sectors, including the bilingual Sustainable Business Program and supporting activities; engaging and building trust with local businesses, business groups, and educational institutions to identify opportunities for collaboration and advance sustainability goals, with a focus on opportunities that are equitable, inclusive and representative of the Longmont community. The Bilingual Business Sustainability Coordinator will aid businesses and entrepreneurs in implementing sustainable practices, identifying and addressing barriers to existing resources, supporting the development of additional resources as needed with particular support for small and BIPOC-owned businesses, and identifying and responding to potential impacts to businesses from climate change. Click here for more information and to apply. 

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The City of Longmont is hiring a Sustainability Coordinator

The City of Longmont is hiring a Sustainability Coordinator to focus on residential and community-based initiatives in partnership with the Community Services Department and increasing accessibility of and participation in existing sustainability-related programs. The Sustainability Coordinator will manage the implementation of the Sustainability communications plan, as well as community outreach and engagement efforts, with a focus on opportunities that are equitable, inclusive and representative of the Longmont community. Click here for more information and to apply

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University of Colorado-Boulder is Hiring a Recycling & Solid Waste Manager

Facilities Management at the University of Colorado Boulder encourages applications for the Recycling and Solid Waste Manager position! This role leads, plans and organizes all aspects of campus waste and recycling collections for trash, cardboard, compost, building interior collections as well as runs the campus recycling operations center. Managerial oversight to these programs includes: budget and expense tracking, approving purchasing invoices, personnel management and contract oversight. Consistently evaluates solid waste/recycling services and programs for areas of improvement, efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

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The Denver International is Hiring a Senior Environmental Sustainability Analyst

Denver International Airport (DEN) is the third-busiest airport in the United States and one of the top ten busiest airports in the world, connecting our community globally through flight and business. DEN is the primary economic engine for the state of Colorado, generating more than $33 billion for the region annually and employing nearly 30,000 people. At DEN, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. We celebrate individuality and uplift all races, ethnicities, gender identities, national origins, ages, abilities, religion, and LGBTQIA+ communities. We know that our diversity makes us stronger, and we strive to keep diversity, equity and inclusion at the center of all that we do.

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Recycle Colorado Hires an Executive Director

Longmont, CO, May 2, 2022 - Recycle Colorado is excited to announce the selection of a new Executive Director, Dr. Elizabeth O’Connell Chapman.  

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The City of Edgewater is Hiring a Sustainability Coordinator

Work is performed under the direction of the Community Development Director. The Sustainability Coordinator leads and coordinates various sustainability projects, programs and initiatives in collaboration with City departments and stakeholders. This position assists in the development, recommendation and implementation of strategies and plans to achieve sustainability goals in alignment with the Edgewater Sustainability Plan. In addition, this position creates and coordinates the social, economic and environmental aspects related to sustainability programs as well as to foster community leadership and provide a high level of customer service to stakeholders. Work is required outside the regular business hours and includes evenings and weekends.

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Capco is Hiring an Environmental Health & Safety Assistant

Founded in 1968, Capco is an innovative, vertically integrated, industry-leading designer-developer-manufacturer of highly-engineered mechanical and energetic devices. It serves as a prime contractor for key procurement offices from each of the U.S. Department of Defense’s service branches, as well as serving a broader commercial customer base of OEMs and suppliers in a variety of industries.

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Boulder County is Hiring for Multiple Positions

Lead Accounting Clerk

Boulder County Public Works is seeking to hire an Accounting Clerk III.  The Accounting Clerk III is the lead/specialist level classification in the Accounting Clerk series. The Accounting Clerk III performs complex and specialized clerical accounting duties requiring a thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and public agency accounting procedures. This position requires a high degree of independent judgment.

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Recycling and Composting Accountability Act Passes Senate Committee

The Recycling and Composting Accountability Act, S3743, a bipartisan bill co-sponsored by Sen. Carper of Delaware and Sen. Boozman of Arkansas, calling for data collection, infrastructure quantification, study of compost best practices, compost use markets and compostable packaging feedstocks, passed the Senate Environment, Public Works and Transportation Committee just this morning.

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Landmark bill introduced to transform Colorado’s recycling system

Producer Responsibility policy will provide recycling to all Colorado residents, reduce unnecessary packaging, and build more resilient domestic supply chains to ease supply chain disruptions for Colorado businesses. 

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DDPHE Recognizes Food Waste Prevention Week

Simple changes can save residents money and reduce negative environmental impacts

Ending food loss and waste requires purposeful action. With approximately 40% of all food in the U.S. wasted, Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) is encouraging Denver residents to #SaveTheFood during Food Waste Prevention Week (April 4-8, 2022). Simple steps can help residents save money, reduce hunger in our communities, and protect our environment.

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Foam Cycle Granted U.S. Patent

Foam Cycle Granted U.S. Patent for a Method and System of Recycling Polystyrene Waste

Foam Cycle, the first foam packaging recycling system designed to be placed at outdoor municipal recycling drop-off centers, was recently issued a Utility Patent. The patent outlines a “method and system of recycling polystyrene waste”. Foam packaging, also known as Styrofoam, is one of the most plentiful, yet least recycled plastics in existence today. With Foam Cycle's system, foam packaging can now be recycled! The first Foam Cycle system in Colorado was placed at SustainAbility in Arvada CO last year. Read More!

A-1 Organics is Hiring for Multiple Positions

A1 Organics is currently hiring for 5 full time positions. Ranging from operations to customer service to administration. Learn more about these various opportunities on their website.

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Colorado Industrial Recycling is looking to Hire a Director of Operations

Colorado Industrial Recycling is a family owned and operated metal recycler in Colorado Springs. We aim to set the standard for our industry when it comes to ethics, fairness, and professionalism. We value individuals who want to contribute to our aim to be the most outstanding recycling company in Colorado. If you are simply looking for a job, you need not apply. We want applicants that want to work hard and are selective in the jobs they pursue. If you seek an employer that values integrity, mutual accountability, and long-term growth, we are the place for you!

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Colorado Industrial Recycling is looking to Hire a Wiring Processing Manager

Colorado Industrial Recycling is a family owned and operated metal recycler in Colorado Springs. We aim to set the standard for our industry when it comes to ethics, fairness, and professionalism. We value individuals who want to contribute to our aim to be the most outstanding recycling company in Colorado. If you are simply looking for a job, you need not apply. We want applicants that want to work hard and are selective in the jobs they pursue. If you seek an employer that values integrity, mutual accountability, and long-term growth, we are the place for you!

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RFA #ZW030422: Advancing Front Range Communities up the "Zero Waste Ladder"

Deadline: March 4, 2022

Reaching Colorado’s ambitious waste diversion goal will take the active participation of every Front Range community, resident, and business. A key aspect of this vision, as laid out in the 2016 Colorado Integrated Solid Waste & Materials Management Plan, is for every Front Range community to ultimately provide access to universal curbside recycling and compost collections for all residents, using best practices of bundling with trash services and incentivizing through volume-based pricing, also known as Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT). Realizing this vision requires each community to take multiple steps to advance up the “Zero Waste Ladder”.

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