The Pollution Prevention Advisory Board is advised by its Assistance Committee in regards to awarding grants and rebates from the RREO Fund. Key responsibilities of the committee include:
- Make recommendations to the board in connection with the awarding of grants from the RREO grant fund.
- Serve as grant monitor for several grant projects. This includes reading and commenting on project reports and attending site visits as needed.
- Make recommendations to the board on the formula created for paying rebates to entities that recycle certain commodities.
- Make recommendations to the board, as requested, on policy matters related to sustainable resource and discarded materials management.
Committee Membership Application
Now accepting applications from individuals interested in serving on the Pollution Prevention Advisory Board Assistance.
Applications due 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2021.
House Bill 07-1288, also known as the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity Act (the act), was signed into law on May 23, 2007. The act created a 13-member Assistance Committee (the committee) charged with advising the Pollution Prevention Advisory Board (the board) on awarding grants and rebates from the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity Fund. Committee members are appointed by the Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
The department is currently seeking two new members to fill the following vacancies on the committee.
- One seat is available for a for-profit or nonprofit entity involved in waste reduction, recycling, composting, anaerobic digestion, and beneficial use/re-use.
- One seat is available for an employee or elected official who has the authority to represent an urban county in an official capacity.
Note: For the purposes of this committee, an “urban” county is defined as any county of which 20% or more of the population is considered to be living in an urban area based on 2010 United States Census Bureau statistics. As a result, the following counties are eligible: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, El Paso, Jefferson, Larimer, Mesa, and Pueblo. The individual appointed to fill these positions will serve through August 1, 2021. Committee members may serve an additional two consecutive four-year terms.
Please view Resources for more information, direct questions to to 720-588-0040 and submit completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pollution Prevention Advisory Board Assistance Committee typically meets on the second Tuesday of each month at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 4300 Cherry Creek Drive South, Denver. Meetings are held from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Due to precautions to limit the spread of COVID-19, the committee will meet virtually, on the second Tuesday of each month, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. for the foreseeable future. Please contact the numbers listed below for details.