Summit for Recycling Conference

The annual Summit for Recycling is Colorado’s only conference and exhibition that brings together businesses and organizations dedicated to the principles of the circular economy and material waste reduction, recovery and diversion. This is the 31st year of the conference.

2020 Summit for Recycling
August 25 & 26

Transforming Recycling: Building a Circular Economy in the Rockies

Join us online. The virtual event is complete with keynotes, interactive networking, and educational sessions and workshops.

Business Partner Showcase

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  Tuesday, August 25      Wednesday, August 26
9:00 AM Circular Economies for Resiliency and Efficiency   9:00 AM Extended Producer Responsibility
10:30 AM Business Partner Showcase   10:30 AM Business Partner Showcase
11:30 AM 30-Minute Meet and Greets   11:00 AM 30-Minute Meet & Greets
1:00 PM Industries Working Together to Advance the Implementation of Circularity Goals Policy Solutions to Address Urban Challenges   1:00 PM Make Circularity Part of Your Business Model Organics Recycling: Turning a Natural Resource into the Solution
2:30 PM Tap Into Grant Funding Commercial and Community Food Waste Reduction and Composting   2:30 PM How to Build a Circular Economy Innovation Center in the West Policy Solutions to Address Rural Challenges

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2020 Sponsors

Sponsor the Summit - View the 2020 sponsor and business partner opportunities packet (PDF).




Momentum Recycling


City of Boulder
Colorado Industrial Recycling
Denver International Airport
Eco-Products, PBC
Larimer County Solid Waste
Rehrig Pacific Company
Republic Services


Boulder County Resource Conservation Division


What attendees had to say about the 2019 conference:

"Thank you for making this happen each year. It is so important to get everyone together in this industry."

"I loved how Recycle Colorado conducted a waste audit for the conference and presented the results. You should continue to do this and track diversion!"