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Name/Address/Hours Comments
Aragon Iron & Metal
516 N. Highway 287, Fort Collins
Phone: 970-484-2577

Accepts and buys a variety of metals: iron, lead, copper, brass, stainless steel, scrap steel, structural steel, steel pipes, cast iron and metal fencing. Recycles batteries, non-working metal appliances, ranges, washers and dryers. Accepts propane tanks 30 gallon or less and small liquid fuel stove canisters only if the nozzle has been removed.  Cash for aluminum cans as well. Buys vehicles, free towing. Call for pricing on used tires and other scrap materials. 

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


Eco-Cycle (Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials)
6400 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder
Phone: 303-444-6634

Accepts CD players, newer and older computers and related equipment (scanners, fax machines, VCRs, monitors, printers and televisions). Call or refer to website for directions and costs.  Also accepts #6 Clean White Block Foam and styrofoam sheets, as well as electronics, small plastic appliances, and big durable #2 plastics. $15 charge for items containing freon. 

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

See Eco-Thrift website for specific details.

Fort Collins Bike Co-Cp
331 N. College Ave., Fort Collins
Phone: 970-484-3804

The Fort Collins Bike Co-Cp strives to keep good bikes out of the landfill, to keep Fort Collins riding, and to educate the community in all things bike. The Co-Op accepts used bikes and bike parts and refurbishes and donates bicycles for a wide variety of charity events and programs.

Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity ReStore
4001 S. Taft Hill Road, Fort Collins
Phone: 970-223-9909

Accepts new and used items in good working condition including automobiles, motorcycles, bicycles, furniture, large appliances (may charge refundable deposit to ensure appliance is operational), plumbing supplies, and more.  Go to website for more information.


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


Recycled Cycles - Total Fitness
4031 S. Mason St.,
Phone: 970-223-1969

Accepts donated bicycles.

General Information

Consider reuse value of working or repairable bicycles before investigating recycling options, such as scrap metal recyclers.