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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EPA Region 8 Sustainable Materials Management Grant

Deadline: June 25, 2021

EPA Region 8 (the Region) is accepting applications for funding to improve sustainable materials management in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, and 28 sovereign tribal nations. The Region estimates awarding approximately $40,000 for one to two cooperative agreements, ranging from $10,000 to $25,000. They are seeking applications that address the national and regional priority of decreasing the environmental impact of materials with a focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. This funding opportunity is designed to solicit projects that increase source reduction (reduce waste in the first place) and decrease materials going to landfills through reuse, and market development. The application deadline is June 25, 2021. More information is available on Grants.gov.

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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Cooperative Agreements for Community Compost and Food Waste Reduction

Deadline: July 16, 2021

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the availability of up to $2 million for local governments to host Community Compost and Food Waste Reduction (CCFWR) pilot projects for fiscal year 2021. The cooperative agreements support projects that develop and test strategies for planning and implementing municipal compost plans and food waste reduction plans and they are part of USDA’s broader efforts to support urban agriculture. USDA’s Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production (Office) will accept applications on Grants.gov until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on July 16, 2021. Projects should span two years with a start date of September 25, 2021 and completion date of September 25, 2023.

Front Range Waste Diversion Grant Program "Zero Waste Ladder" RFA

Deadline: July 13, 2021

The current RFA focuses on advancing community waste diversion in Front Range communities. Eligible applications will range from communities or local institutions taking the first steps of waste audits and initial planning or comprehensive proposals for full program design and policy adoption, to cities with more mature programs applying to increase participation and reduce contamination.

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Colorful answers to “What happens to the things I recycle?”

Students’ commitment to recycling is alive and well, as shown by their creative and informative artwork. Today, Recycle Colorado announced the winners of its 14th annual poster contest. Every year, students in kindergarten through 12th grade take up their pencils, markers and computers to showcase their artistic talent and recycling know-how.

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Green Up Our Schools

Rolling application

A grant program that supports elementary school waste reduction & recycling programs. Schools accepted into the program receive $2,000 over 3 years, personalized assistance achieving their goals, and support from our partners and local member schools.

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RFP: Organics Management Plan

Organization: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Deadline: June 7, 2021

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Compostable Waste Collection Specialist

Organization: Wompost
Salary: $20/hour
Deadline: Open until filled

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Sustainability Data Analyst Intern

Organization: Town of Erie
Salary: $22.00 - $25.00 Hourly
Deadline: May 19, 2021

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RFP: Summit County PAYT Implementation Plan

Organization: High Country Conservation Center (HC3)
Deadline: May 20, 2021

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Lead Equipment Operator, Recycling Center

Organization: City of Loveland
Salary: $23.90- $35.82 per hour with a hiring range of $23.90 - $29.86 DOQ
Deadline: April 30, 2021

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