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Environmentally Friendly Practices for State and Local Agencies (Greening Government)

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In April 2007, Governor Bill Ritter, Jr., signed the Greening of State Government Executive Orders D011 07 and D012 07. In April 2010, in recognition of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Gov. Ritter issued an executive order D2010-006 for state government to build upon the successes of his 2007 Greening Government directives and Climate Action Plan, which calls for specific reductions in energy, petroleum, water and trash and to increase the use of renewable energy and energy efficiency measures.


These orders direct state government to achieve the following goals:


Greening Government Reduction Goals
What’s New?

• Read the Department’s Final Compost Pilot Project Report 

  • CDPHE held an employee electronic-waste recycling event on April 28th and 29th. 10,497 lbs of e-waste was collected and recycled.


Materials Management

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