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Denver International Airport is Hiring for their Sustainability Operations Administrator Position

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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City of Aspen is Hiring an Environmental Health Specialist I - Waste Diversion

This role will support and advance waste reduction and diversion efforts within the City of Aspen consistent with the organization’s values and mission statement. This position will monitor the Rio Grande Recycle Center to ensure only the appropriate materials are in the containers; will assist residents, businesses, and HOA’s in utilizing curbside recycling services; will help in educational efforts to help the community comply with local regulations; work in collaboration with Waste Diversion and Recycling Program Administrator to advance Aspen’s waste diversion and Greenhouse Gas reduction goals. This is high public contact work requiring a high level of customer service consistent with the organization’s values and mission statement.

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CDPHE is Hiring for their Producer Responsibility Technical Lead Position

Do you have a passion and drive to apply your talent to create a better Colorado? Are you looking for a career that provides you with opportunities to improve the world around you? The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is seeking diverse individuals from all backgrounds to apply for a fantastic position that makes a direct impact on improving the lives of Colorado citizens. Our mission is to protect and improve the health of Colorado's people and the quality of its environment.

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CoCo (Compost Colorado) is recruiting a full-time Store Manager

CoCo (Compost Colorado) is recruiting a full-time Store Manager who will develop, expand, and manage CoCo's store (online and in-person) and manage customer service

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Eco-Cycle is Hiring a CHaRM Recycler!

Eco-Cycle, Boulder's non-profit recycler, is looking for a friendly, energetic and positive person to join our team at the Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials. CHaRM is a cutting-edge facility which recovers value from a wide range of unique and challenging consumer goods. This is a full-time position with generous benefits. The job is a combination of equipment operation (such as a basic baler), forklift work (experience preferred but not required), and customer service (answering questions, helping people unload their cars).

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The City of Colorado Springs received a FRWD Grant!

The City of Colorado Springs received a FRWD grant for laying the ground work to move in the direction of managing waste in the city.

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How Eco-Cycle is working to reduce, reuse, and recycle plastics at the local, state, and national levels

"Over the past few years, Eco-Cycle has increasingly received more and more questions asking if the plastics collected in Boulder County are actually recycled, largely in response to national news stories on the challenges of plastics recycling. We appreciate these questions because plastics recycling is complicated and has legitimate challenges. We want to be fully transparent with you, our recyclers, and fellow community members, about what happens to your plastics, when plastics recycling can work, and why plastics recycling isn’t enough to solve our plastics problem."

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Pitkin County is Hiring a Solid Waste Center Scalehouse Operations Supervisor

The Scalehouse Operations Supervisor is a new position with the Solid Waste Center team! This position will lead the scalehouse operations to include all accounting functions and supervision of employees We are looking for applicants with accounting and supervisory experience. Duties may vary according to job assignment. This position may close prior to the stated end date - early applications are encouraged. Starting wages/rates are DOE.

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Golden, CO is hiring a Sustainability Technician with a focus on waste diversion efforts

The City of Golden Office of Sustainability is seeking a Sustainability Technician. The Sustainability Technician is responsible for implementation of many of the City’s established energy, waste diversion and water conservation programs. The Sustainability Technician supports the Office through coordination of the community pay-as-you-throw waste collection program, provides assistance to the Community Sustainability Advisory Board and collaborates frequently with inter-departmental staff and contractors. Golden offers opportunities to work on a wide variety of local government sustainability initiatives including zero waste programs, electric vehicles and public charging infrastructure, and net zero building energy codes. Join us to help communicate and develop sustainability as a core organizational and community value of the City.

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The Recycling Grants Team at CDPHE seeks to add an Environmental Board Facilitator & Administrator to its Ranks

Calling all collaborative-minded environmentalists: the Recycling Grants Team at Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment seeks to add an Environmental Board Facilitator and Administrator to its ranks. This unique position facilitates the boards and committee that steer the two recycling grant programs within the State of Colorado. If you've got a knack for helping stakeholders coalesce around an idea and turn it into actionable results -- as well as a passion for pollution prevention and sustainability  -- this one's for you -- apply here!

NextCycle Colorado to showcase nine business ideas to improve recycling in Colorado at the 2022 pitch competition

From CDPHE Communications Department:

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The Journey of Recycling Starts with Colorado's Young Artists

The 15th Annual Recycle Colorado Poster Contest kicked off in April this year and was a huge success! This years theme was "The Journey of Recycling" which asked students to help us "paint the picture" of how our recyclables can become new products. We received over 100 poster submissions from students all across the state. It was amazing to see such a diverse range of mediums used in each piece of artwork. Some students went above and beyond and used recyclable materials to make their artwork, which aligned perfectly with this year's theme.

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Colorado Composting Council is Seeking a Communications & Marketing Assistant

COCC is seeking paid communications and marketing assistance for our newsletter and Facebook page.

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Letter of Intent process now open for FRWD RFA #6

Stage 1 for the Front Range Waste Diversion (FRWD) Program's sixth Request for Applications (RFA) is now open. The Letter of Intent is due June 20, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. MDT.

This RFA introduces a change in procedure from previous offerings. FRWD RFA #BF083122 will utilize a new two-stage application process.

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FRWD seeks proposals for Technical Assistance Service Provider (TASP) Phase 2

The Front Range Waste Diversion (FRWD) program is piloting an innovative new model that will help advance communities up the "zero waste ladder." 

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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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