Bill Morris, Co-Founder and CEO of Blue Star Recyclers, was awarded the World Denver 2018 Citizen Diplomat of the Year Award at their annual event. Since 2014 Blue Star Recyclers has hosted several international exchange leaders and groups from many different countries, including Russia, Asia, South America, the Middle East, and Africa. Most recently two of Blue Star’s leaders were invited back to Chile and Russia on a reverse exchange program sponsored by the US State Department. This exchange program has enabled Blue Star to share it’s mission and model with other recyclers and leaders in those countries.
Blue Star Recyclers was featured in Agilent Technologies November newsletter. The point out that by recycling 41 tons of hardware with Blue Star, Agilent kept 1.5 tons of hazardous material out of landfills and created 90 days of employment for people with autism and disAbilities. See the story at https://blog.agilent.com/2018/11/08/agilent-recycles/
Each year CoBiz Magazine evaluates outstanding Colorado businesses in 14 industry categories. Finals are judged by business leaders and staffers by achievements, challenges surmounted, financial performance and community engagement. This year Blue Star Recyclers was declared the Top Company WINNER in the nonprofit category. The announcement was made at a special event on August 29 at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Attending the event for Blue Star were Bill Morris, CEO and co-founder, Mary and Tony Fagnant, co-Founders, Sam Morris, COO, several Board members and key leaders.
Blue Star Recyclers is humbled to receive this honor on behalf of ALL its talented employees who are changing the perception of productive work achieved by people with autism and other disAbilities. Read More