Policy

The Recycle Colorado Policy Committee works on local and state policy to advance waste diversion through reuse/remanufacturing and composting.

If you are interested in more closely tracking the status of on-going legislation in Colorado, link to the General Assembly website www.leg.colorado.gov. From there you can also link to Colorado house and senate member directories. Find out who your representatives are with Find My Legislator.

Fact Sheets

Manufacturing Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Recyclers (PDF)
Architectural Paint Stewardship Program (PDF)
Electronic Devices Banned from Landfills (PDF)

RREO Grants and Rebates

The grant program and rebate program are part of Colorado’s Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity Act of 2007.

Sector representatives are Recycle Colorado members’ link to the Policy Committee

Members with questions about the Policy Committee or current legislation can contact their respective Policy Committee sector representative:

Front Range:

  • Brandy Moe (processor)
  • Randy Moorman (non-profit, Boulder County)
  • Laurie Batchelder Adams (consultant, rural)
  • Gary Grewal (non-recycle business, Denver)
  • Charlotte Pitt (local government, Denver)
  • Honore Depew (local government, Fort Collins)

Mountains:

  • Sarah Jones (non-profit, Routt County)
  • Alyssa Reindel (hauler, Pitkin and Garfield counties)

Eastern Colorado:

  • Matt Chrisp (local government, Logan County)
  • Reva Phillips (non-profit, southeast)

Western Colorado:

  • Kris Holstrom (local government, San Miguel County)

Southern Colorado:

  • Christy Patterson (local government, hauler, Custer County)

Statewide:

  • Scott Hutchings (hauler)

National:

  • David Fridland (compost product business)