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We're Hiring: Office Manager

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Seeking a full-time Office Manager for our fast-paced Colorado non-profit. Key elements of the job include maintaining office operations and procedures, operational compliance, preparing payroll and financials, managing calendars and schedules, creating and distributing business communications, and being a primary point of contact for general inquiries, partners and members. This position reports to the Executive Director.

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RC Internship Opportunity: Business Development

YOU ARE a people-focused sales and management minded individual looking to be a part of statewide outreach that helps promote the recycling industry. We want this internship to go to an aspiring business professional, in school or at the beginning of their career, who is eager to engage with people in our industry and expand our network in all 64 counties of Colorado.

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RC Internship Opportunity: Marketing and Design

YOU ARE a creative design-savvy individual looking to be a part of statewide marketing campaigns that help promote the recycling industry. We want this internship to go to an aspiring marketing professional, in school or at the beginning of their career, to contribute to our branding, messaging and public voice.

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Grants Specialist II

Organization: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Division of Environmental Health and Sustainability
Salary: $3,708.00 - $4,449.00 Monthly
Deadline: July 11, 2021

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Moving Mountains of Materials - 2021 Colorado Recycling Awards

The strength of the recycling industry grows from the grassroots up, from volunteers and entrepreneurs to the communities and industries that build out our infrastructure. Recycle Colorado is proud to celebrate this year’s 2021 Recycling Award recipients, who are recognized for their ability to adapt during a challenging year and also for keeping on as they always have, with diligence, creativity and perseverance.

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Compost Site Manager - Solid Waste

Organization: Mesa County
Salary: $54,712.08 - $57,359.40 Annually
Deadline: July 15, 2021

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Member Opportunity: Hold a leadership role in the Policy Committee

Do you want to take a leadership role?

Policy Committee Call for Nominations: Respond by July 2

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USDA Conservation Innovation Grants

Deadline: July 19, 2021

The USDA National Resources Conservation Service announced the availability of up to $15 million for the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) classic program.

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Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants

Deadline: August 3, 2021

EPA’s 2021-2022 SBIR Phase I solicitation is now open. EPA is calling for small businesses to apply for Phase I awards for up to $100,000 to demonstrate the feasibility of developing and commercializing an innovative technology under an SBIR solicitation topic. Topics include:

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Education & Outreach Coordinator

Organization: Boulder County Resource Conservation Division
Salary: $4,897-$5,876 Monthly
Deadline: June 22, 2021

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General Manager

Organization: Wompost
Salary: $45,000-$65,000
Deadline: Open until filled

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Executive Director

Organization: Sustainable Resilient Longmont
Salary: $28,000 - $32,000, based on 25 hours per week
Deadline: July 9, 2021

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Scholarships benefit students from Colorado mountains to plains

Students, from all elevations of Colorado, competed for just three conference scholarships awarded by Recycle Colorado this year. The recipients are from the University of Northern Colorado, University of Colorado Denver, and Western Colorado University. At the virtual Summit for Recycling conference, students will learn about career opportunities in the recycling, materials management and sustainability fields, while connecting with private businesses, local government, nonprofits, and university representatives.

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RREO Mini-Grant Request for Applications

Deadline: June 30, 2021

The purpose of this RFA is to fund projects that lead to new opportunities to divert waste from landfills. The intent of this solicitation is to offer “mini-grants '' through a simplified application process for small-scale projects that meet the goals of the RREO program.

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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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