Colorado Revised Statutes Title 25. Health § 25-17-105. Pilot program--recycled plastic and products--rules

(1) The executive director of the department of local affairs may establish a pilot program for the purpose of encouraging private industry to engage in the research and development of new technologies for recycling plastics.  The executive director of the department of local affairs may cooperate with any other entity of state government, including institutions of higher education, in developing the pilot program.

(2) The executive director of the department of local affairs may make grants or loans to private industry for the research and development authorized by subsection (1) of this section.  Said grants and loans shall be made only to private industries for location or expansion in Colorado.

(3) The executive director of the department of local affairs is hereby authorized to accept any grants or loans from any public or private source for the purpose of encouraging plastics recycling.  None of such moneys shall be used for overhead or administrative costs of the department.

(4) The executive director of the department of local affairs may establish a pilot program for the purpose of encouraging private enterprises and state and local government entities to develop and implement waste diversion strategies or programs.  The executive director of such department is hereby authorized to accept grants or loans from any public or private source for the purpose of implementing this section.  The executive director may make grants or loans from such moneys to such entities for the development of waste diversion strategies.


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