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Waste Reduction and Recycling Assistance Program (WRAP)

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The City of Fort Collins is committed to helping businesses increase their recycling and composting. WRAP provides free on-site assessments and communication materials to improve an existing recycling program or help start a new one. Rebates are also available for businesses starting a new recycling or compost program:

  • Service Rebate - 50% rebate on your first six months of recycling or compost service when you sign up for one year of recycling service (up to $500 per applicant).
  • Start-up Costs Rebate - 75% rebate on items such as indoor recycling bins or other start-up costs (up to $250 per applicant).
  • Referral Incentive - Refer a business or apartment complex to start recycling or composting with WRAP and receive a $50 gift card.

View our WRAP brochure.

For additional information, to schedule an on-site assessment, or to receive a rebate application, contact Caroline Mitchell at 970-221-6288 or .

In 2013, the Fort Collins City Council passed an ordinance banning the landfill disposal of cardboard. Cardboard may be reused, recycled, or composted, but may not be placed in a trash bin. This ordinance applies to residents, businesses and all entities that generate cardboard waste.

In 2007, the City of Fort Collins passed an ordinance banning the landfill disposal of electronic waste. In 2013, the State of Colorado passed a law that also bans the landfill disposal of electronics.