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Project expands glass recycling in Denver

Colorado’s closed-loop system needs more recycled glass

A six-month glass-collection pilot project coordinated by Recycle Colorado will increase the collection of glass bottles in downtown Denver. The project provides 96-gallon recycling carts to participating businesses and arranges for glass collection services through May 2019. Businesses can participate for free.

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Executive Director Monthly Update for December 2018

The Executive Director Monthly Update keeps our members and partners up to date on all the action groups, projects, councils, round tables and events that are ongoing throughout the year. We appreciate your support and welcome you to jump in and participate!

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Alternative Fuel Vehicle Grants

Applications accepted three times a year

Funding for alternative fueling infrastructure and alternative fuel vehicles, cover 80% of the conversion costs to switch to natural gas.

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Crush It Crusade Grant

Rolling application

This grant program provides recycling bins, training on sustainable waste management and enough funds to get your recycling program rolling.

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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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SBDC Advanced

Applications accepted year-round

A business development program focused on helping Colorado companies grow by providing custom-fit market research and corporate-level tools that might otherwise be out of reach for small to mid-sized businesses.

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Recycling Rebates Program

Deadline: August 2019

Accepts applications for recycling rebate monies in the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) Fund.

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Report finds Colorado generated record amount of trash in 2017, calls on governor to boost investment in recycling

Eco-Cycle and CoPIRG, released their second annual State of Recycling in Colorado report, which found that Colorado generated a record 9.3 million tons of waste in 2017, while the state’s recycling rate remained stagnant at 12 percent, well below the national average of 35 percent.

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Recycle Colorado recognized as Outstanding Recycling Organization

The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) honored their recycling awards recipients at the 2018 Resource Recycling Conference in St. Louis last week.  The awards program honors outstanding individuals, programs and organizations around the country, both for their achievements and to serve as a model and a resource for NRC members.

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