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Flipping the script

Let's flip the script from telling the same old story about our waste woes to instead shining a brighter light on our recycling accomplishments. The history of how the recycling industry got here is always important to understand, but the solutions and immense progress often get ignored. “The scientific and engineering advancements that the recycling and composting industries have achieved are phenomenal, with more on the horizon,” said Kristin Kim, executive director of Recycle Colorado. “Our collaborative problem solving is something that we can all take pride in on a community and government level.”

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MRF Operations Consultant/Design Engineer

Organization: RRS
Salary: $70,000-$100,000 depending on experience and qualifications
Deadline: May 31, 2021

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Driver/Compost Wrangler

Organization: Compost Colorado
Salary: $16/hour based on experience, full time
Deadline: Open until filled

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Facilities Manager/Compound Captain

Organization: Compost Colorado
Salary: $17/hour based on experience, full time
Deadline: Open until filled

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Bucket Slinger

Organization: Compost Colorado
Salary: $16/hour based on experience, part time
Deadline: Open until filled

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Reduction of Food Waste Fellowship

Organization: Environmental Protection Agency
Salary: Not indicated
Deadline: August 4, 2021

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Front Range Waste Diversion Grant Program "Zero Waste Ladder" RFA

Deadline: July 13, 2021

The current RFA focuses on advancing community waste diversion in Front Range communities. Eligible applications will range from communities or local institutions taking the first steps of waste audits and initial planning or comprehensive proposals for full program design and policy adoption, to cities with more mature programs applying to increase participation and reduce contamination.

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Colorful answers to “What happens to the things I recycle?”

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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Green Up Our Schools

Rolling application

A grant program that supports elementary school waste reduction & recycling programs. Schools accepted into the program receive $2,000 over 3 years, personalized assistance achieving their goals, and support from our partners and local member schools.

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RFP: Organics Management Plan

Organization: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Deadline: June 7, 2021

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Compostable Waste Collection Specialist

Organization: Wompost
Salary: $20/hour
Deadline: Open until filled

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Sustainability Data Analyst Intern

Organization: Town of Erie
Salary: $22.00 - $25.00 Hourly
Deadline: May 19, 2021

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RFP: Summit County PAYT Implementation Plan

Organization: High Country Conservation Center (HC3)
Deadline: May 20, 2021

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Lead Equipment Operator, Recycling Center

Organization: City of Loveland
Salary: $23.90- $35.82 per hour with a hiring range of $23.90 - $29.86 DOQ
Deadline: April 30, 2021

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Baseline Recycling Data Project

Organization: Front Range Waste Diversion Board
Deadline: May 3, 2021

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Technical Assistance Service Provider Consultant

Organization: Front Range Waste Diversion Board
Deadline: June 18, 2021

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NRC Conference Manager

Organization: National Recycling Coalition
Salary: Up to $30,000 for these services
Deadline: April 20, 2021

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Eco-Cycle Schools Department Director

Organization: Eco-Cycle
Salary: Full-time position with generous benefit package
Deadline: Open until filled

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Call for Nominations: 2021 Recycling Awards

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.

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Student Scholarship Opportunity - 2021 virtual Summit for Recycling Conference

Learn more about a career in sustainable materials management

Recycle Colorado is seeking candidates for its Conference Scholarship Program. The scholarship provides funds for college students to attend the 2021 Summit for Recycling virtual conference.

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