Producer Responsibility Stakeholder Survey

The survey is a component of the Incentivize Development Recycling End Markets bill (SB20-055), which is intended to grow recycling programs by addressing the lack of local end markets for recyclable materials in Colorado. The bill includes four main components:

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment will make this project a collaborative effort by engaging stakeholders from various sectors.

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in the stakeholder process

CoPIRG and Eco-Cycle release annual State of Recycling and Composting in Colorado

Colorado wasted more and recycled less in 2019 than in 2018, continuing to fall short of our state recycling goals and behind the rest of the nation. Dozens of Colorado communities continue to demonstrate how recycling and composting can be successful in Colorado.

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Recycle Colorado finds success with multi-family recycling pilot

Recycle Colorado recently completed a six-month free recycling pilot for eight downtown Denver apartment buildings. The goals of the pilot were to assess how much material could be captured by adding single-stream recycling and to understand the barriers to implementing and managing recycling services for apartments. The eight apartment buildings (representing 152 rental units) collected 239 yards of recycling (the equivalent of 112 pickup truck loads). All properties will continue with their recycling collection programs.

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