Sustainability programs

The Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity program request for applications (RFA) #36128 is now open. The purpose of this RFA is to fund projects, sustainable beyond the grant period, that will enhance the financial viability of recycling, composting, reuse, repurposing, and waste reduction in Colorado and will create new jobs in the state. Please visit the RREO program web page for more details.

The Front Range Waste Diversion program request for applications (RFA) #ZW030422 is now open. This RFA focuses on advancing community waste diversion. The FRWD Program invites grant applications to support Front Range communities in moving along this progression, regardless of where they are starting from, with the ultimate goal of reaching broad recycling and organic waste diversion goals. Please visit the FRWD program web page for more details.

Erase the Waste

Erase the Waste is the statewide education campaign on recycling. Please visit the Erase the Waste website or sitio web de Erase the Waste en español for recycling tips and to take the “no glass in the trash” pledge. Download campaign text and graphics for community use.


Sustainability unit manager 
Rachel Roussel-Diamond
Recycling grants program
Kendra Appelman-Eastvedt

Green Business network
Rayna Oliker


Medication Take-Back program
Lynette Myers

Front Range Waste Diversion grants

Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity
grant program & Pollution Prevention Advisory Board

Supplemental Environmental Projects

Interim contact
Rachel Roussel-Diamond