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We are Zero Waste Boulder  Employee Training

Universal zero waste ordinance training requirement

Boulder’s Universal Zero Waste Ordinance requires businesses to recycle and compost, provide zero waste signage and educate employees on what items go where.  Property owners are required to provide recycle and compost service and provide tenants information on where bins are located.

Training is easy! To complete the training requirement, each employee or tenant  needs to:

  • Watch the sorting 101 video below
  • Take the sorting quiz at the end of the video

Business owners should retain the employee or tenant certificates of completion as proof of compliance.

need help with ordinance compliance?

The city has developed many resources to assist businesses and property owners in complying. 

Training Video

After watching the video, you can access the quiz at

There's also a Spanish version of the Sorting 101 video