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ARC Thrift Store of Colorado
2701 S. College, Fort Collins
Phone: 970-267-8870

ARC accepts and sells donations of clothing, books, boots, shoes, coats, toys, dishes, small household items, furniture, cell phones, cars, print cartridges, small appliances, commercial movie videos (not personal videos) and linens. Will pick up large appliances (washers, dryers, stoves, refrigerators) in working condition. No televisions. Call for details. Check website for items not accepted


Best Buy
4040 S. College Ave., Fort Collins
Phone: 970-225-6003

Accepts cell phones, rechargeable batteries, printer cartridges, CDs, DVDs, and many electronics for recycling for no fee. Does not accept alkaline batteries. See website for details and items accepted for recycling.

City of Loveland Recycling Center
400 N Wilson Ave., Loveland
Phone: 970-962-2529

The Loveland Recycling Center accepts a wide variety of materials, including #1-#7 plastic tubs, waste cooking oil, scrap metals, and other hard to recycle items including hard backed books. Fort Collins residents should expect to pay a fee to drop off yard and wood waste. Electronics (TVs, tires, computer monitors) require a small fee. Batteries are free.

Loveland residents must present a current yard debris permit to drop off yard/wood debris.  To obtain a permit, call the Solid Waste Division at 970-962-2529 or stop by the office at 105 W. Fifth St.

314 N. Howes St., Fort Collins
Phone: 970-484-4224

See Eco-Thrift website for specific details.

Goodwill Industries
315 Pavilion Ln. (Harmony Rd. and JFK Pkwy.), Fort Collins
Phone: 970-223-1042

Accepts household items, clothing, books, sports equipment, furniture and small appliances, computers and other electronic waste.  No televisions.  Check website for items not accepted


Peripherals Manufacturing, Inc.
4775 Terrace St., Denver, CO
Phone: 800-468-6888

Accepts all types and sizes of magnetic tapes and cartridges for recycling. Small quantities can be mailed. Call to make arrangements for large quantities. Also provides destruction of CDs but does not recycle them at this time.

Recycle That
4001 S. Taft Hill Rd., Fort Collins
Phone: 970-493-0230

Provides collection boxes around the City of Fort Collins. 

UNICOR Federal Prison Industries


UNICOR's unique, full service recycling program is an integrated part of a national e-scrap solution. UNICOR's commitment to the environment extends to its vendors, who are required to sign no-landfill certifications, follow a restrictive export policy, and agree to site inspections.

Send us your worn out, obsolete, computers. Recycle your electronic scrap, keeping it out of landfills. Buy our reconditioned equipment and recycled materials.