WASTE REDUCTION AND DIVERSION
The Colorado Convention Center has single stream recycling throughout the facility and a back of house compost collection program to help minimize the amount of materials hauled to landfills. In addition to these programs, we have an advanced donation program for left over conference materials. Items are collected stored in our onsite Reclaim Room while we contact our various local nonprofits and organizations who utilize these materials. In the first year of establishing this program, almost 30,000lbs of materials were donated to the local community.
- 2015 Waste Diversion Rate = 45%
- Single stream recycling next to every trash bin.
- Compost collection for all kitchen items, bathroom paper towels, and yard waste.
- All office paper is 50% post consumer content.
- All toilet and tissue paper is 30% post consumer content.
- Environmental Preferable Purchasing policy with a focus on bulk packaging
- Take advantage of the Colorado Convention Center's Reclaim Room. Encourage exhibitors to donate left over materials, rather than throw them away.
- Complete the recycling loop! Purchase products with recycled content.
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