Brown Paper Bags
City of Fort Collins Recycling Drop-off Site
1702 Riverside Dr., Fort Collins (Located in back parking lot of Rivendell School.)
Recycles glass and plastic #1 - #7 bottles and jars, tin and aluminum cans (rinse out), aerosol cans (completely empty), cardboard (flattened), corrugated cardboard, non-corrugated boxes (such as cereal boxes and other chipboard), egg cartons, packing, wrapping/tissue paper, low-grade paper, office paper, already-shredded paper, brown paper bags, junk mail, magazines, soft-bound manuals and books, telephone books, catalogs, greeting cards, manilla folders, mailing tubes and more.
While this site accepts paper that has already been shredded, this site does NOT offer shredding services.
Larimer County Recycling Drop-off Center
5887 S. Taft Hill Rd., Fort Collins
On the same property as the Larimer County Landfill, located south of Fort Collins on Taft Hill Rd. (about two miles south of Harmony Rd.). Please refer to the Larimer County Solid Waste website for hours.
The Recycling Center at Larimer County Landfill accepts commingled containers, newspaper, magazines, cardboard, office paper and shredded paper, and paperboard. The recycling center accepts already-shredded paper, but does not offer paper shredding services.
Brown paper bags can be put in recycling containers with corrugated cardboard.
Grocery stores frequently have special collection bins for paper and plastic grocery sacks.