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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Recycling Award nominations deadline extended to July 6

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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Colorado Contractor's Challenge links goals to on-site implementation

The Challenge is a voluntary program for contractors to promote sustainable business practices.


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College students: Apply for a scholarship to the virtual Summit for Recycling conference

Applications due July 3

Interested in pursuing a career in sustainable materials management? Learn about career opportunities in the recycling, materials management and sustainability fields. The conference agenda includes educational sessions, a variety of subject-matter experts, a business partner showcase, and fun networking events.

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