Pollution Prevention Advisory Board

The board develops pollution prevention goals and objectives; reviews environmental regulatory programs, laws and policies to identify opportunities and incentives; provides direction for pollution prevention outreach, education, training and technical assistance programs; and supports non-regulatory public and private efforts that promote pollution prevention. The board approves pollution prevention grants, as well as recycling grants and rebates. The Pollution Prevention Advisory Board Assistance Committee is part of the board and assists with awarding recycling grants and rebates.

Accepting applications

Now accepting applications! Join this important board to assist with CDPHE program guidance and to participate in pollution prevention activities. The time commitment is approximately 10 meetings per year for 2-3 hours per meeting. See upcoming meetings to join as a public attendee to learn more about how the board operates. Applications are currently being accepted for the following open seats:

  • Higher education.
  • Community groups.
  • Business.
  • Environmental groups.

If you are interested in applying, please fill out the online application and select Pollution Prevention Advisory Board from the dropdown menu. Contact Megan Vinet at megan.vinet@state.co.us with any questions.

Upcoming meetings

Pollution Prevention Advisory Board

The Pollution Prevention Advisory Board meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month. To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the board will be meeting virtually for the foreseeable future.

The next Pollution Prevention Advisory Board meeting is on May 3, 2022, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Assistance committee

The PPAB assistance committee is an independent, 13 member committee of waste diversion experts, established in statute to make recommendations to the board regarding awarding awarding RREO grants and rebates. Recycling Grants and Rebates The RREO program offers grants and rebate funding opportunities throughout the state.


Kendra Appelman-Eastvedt

Statewide Education Campaign on Recycling: Erase the Waste

To learn more about waste reduction and recycling best practices, please visit the Erase the Waste website or sitio web de Erase the Waste en español, or download campaign materials for community use.