Recycling Ambassadors


Spur Change - Become A Recycling Ambassador

The City of Steamboat Springs is seeking passionate volunteers who will help Spur Change in our community through recycling and waste reduction initiatives. As a Recycling Ambassador, you will be leading by example. You will assist in educating your neighbors about recycling and other waste reduction strategies. 

While the Recycling Ambassador program is primarily targeted towards volunteers living in multifamily housing complexes, it is open to anyone who is interested in supporting sustainability in their neighborhood. Get to know your neighbors and approach recycling and waste diversion as a team to ensure the continued wellbeing of the environment and this beautiful community we call home. 

Program Goal

The primary goal of the Recycling Ambassador program is to increase collection rates and decrease contamination in multifamily properties, by providing friendly volunteer outreach and education via a passionate group of community members and neighbors. 

Roles & Responsibilities

Recycling Ambassadors will provide education and outreach in the following ways: 

  • Educate neighbors on proper recycling habits and general waste reduction strategies.
  • Engage fellow residents through education and recycling initiatives within their multifamily complex.
  • Provide information about the recycled materials accepted by their waste collection service.
  • Bridge the gap between awareness and action by motivating fellow residents to reduce waste and recycle properly.
  • Increase recycling collection rates and decrease contamination within the community. 
  • Help ensure that each multifamily complex is recycling to its full potential.

Recycling Ambassador Job Description


Training will take place for all ambassadors in the fall and spring of each year. 

  • Date: TBD
  • Time: TBD
  • Location: Carver Conference Room in Centennial Hall (124 10th Street)


Interested in becoming a Recycling Ambassador in your multifamily housing complex? Fill out the simple application to sign up and receive additional information. 


Alicia Archibald | Community Recycling Coordinator | 719-600-8664

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