Producer Responsibility Advisory Board

Producer Responsibility for Statewide Recycling Advisory Board

C.R.S. 25-17-704 (1) created the advisory board for the producer responsibility program for statewide recycling in the department. The appointments for initial terms are staggered, such that some members serve initial two-year terms, and other members serve initial three-year terms. Subsequent to these initial terms, all members serve subsequent terms of three years. Board members must have relevant knowledge and expertise in recycling programs or the impacts of covered materials on the state and the environment. The advisory board must convene its first meeting by March 1, 2023.

The role of the advisory board

  • Advise the Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO) throughout the needs assessment process in accordance with section 25-17-705 (3)(b).
  • Review the needs assessment reported to the advisory board pursuant to section 25-17-705 (3)(c).
  • Review the plan proposal submitted under section 25-17-705 (4).
  • Consult with the PRO on amendments to the plan proposal and the amended plan proposal.
  • Recommend that the Department’s executive director approve or reject the plan proposal or amended plan proposal.
  • Review the annual report submitted by the PRO under section 25-17-709 (2)(a).
  • Consult with the PRO on the development and updating of the minimum recyclable list.

Board members

Advisory Board meetings

A technical work session on Element 13 of the Needs Assessment, Proposed Scenarios, will be held virtually on December 6, 2023 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Register for the December 6 technical work session

A technical work session on Element 8 of the Needs Assessment will be held virtually on December 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Register for the December 7 technical work session

Register for the advisory board meeting / Inscríbase para participar en la reunión

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Previous board meetings

November 29, 2023

November 15, 2023

November 8, 2023

October 25, 2023

October 11, 2023

September 6, 2023

August 9, 2023

July 12, 2023

June 14, 2023

May 10, 2023

April 12, 2023

March 8, 2023

February 8, 2023

January 26, 2023

Advisory board bylaws

Advisory Board Bylaws.

Annual reports

To be updated on an ongoing basis.

Extended Producer Responsibility rulemaking


To submit a comment to the advisory board, please email eprcomments@state.co.us. For questions about the board, contact:
Darla Arians
Producer Responsibility Lead