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Name/Address/Hours Comments
Alpine Waste & Recycling
7475 E. 84th Avenue, Commerce City, CO
Phone: 303-963-9274

Offers front-load organics collection service in the Fort Collins area for commercial customers.  See website for details.

City of Fort Collins Recycling Drop-off Site
1702 Riverside Dr., Fort Collins (Located in back parking lot of Rivendell School.)
Phone: 970-221-6600

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.

Colorado Iron & Metal
903 E. Buckingham St., Fort Collins
Phone: 970-482-7707

Scrap metal dealer. Accepts all major appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, ranges, washers, dryers, microwaves, toaster ovens (remove plastic parts), and hot water heater tanks. Cash for aluminum cans. Accepts propane tanks 30 gal. or less only if the value has been removed.  Does not accept small liquid fuel stove canisters.


Don't throw cardboard boxes in the landfill, find someone who can re-use them!

Custom Disposal
603 E. Collins St., Eaton
Phone: 970-567-4780

Collects wood, metals, cardboard, aggregates, and other construction materials as well as trash. Fee for pick up.  Not a drop off center.

Gallegos Sanitation, Inc.
P.O. Box 1986, Fort Collins
Phone: 970-484-5556

GSI offers recycle, trash, and portable restroom service for residents, businesses, events, and construction sites. They offer carts, dumpsters, roll-off containers or compactors. GSI Recycling options include: single-stream, cardboard, commingled, electronics, yardwaste, appliances, food waste, wood, scrap metal, concrete, asphalt, and more.


Green Girl
P.O. Box 324, Jamestown
Phone: 303-442-7535

Will collect cardboard for recycling.

Heimbuck Disposal
P.O. Box 270310, Fort Collins
Phone: 970-472-1823

Will collect trash and recyclables, including wood, metals, cardboard, and aggregates.


Home Builder Services
3031 Hwy. 119, Longmont
Phone: 303-651-5700

Will collect trash and recyclables, including wood, metals, cardboard, and aggregates.


Larimer County Recycling Drop-off Center
5887 S. Taft Hill Rd., Fort Collins
Phone: 970-498-5760

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.

Also at the landfill are a Hazardous Waste Drop an e-waste recycling facility, and a recycling facility similar to the City's drop-off recycling site.

The UPS Store
1001-A East Harmony Rd., Fort Collins
Phone: 970-223-6144

Loose fill packing materials including styrofoam penuts (no starch peanuts), clean bubblewrap and cardboard shipping boxes.  No corn starch peanuts

Other locations in Fort Collins:  2601 S. Lemay Ste 7 (970-226-4008) and 1281 E. Magnolia St Unit D (970-221-4655)

Waste Management of Northern Colorado
40950 Weld County Rd. 25, Ault
Phone: 970-674-2500

Waste Management provides waste and recycling services to residential, commercial, and industrial customers, including curbside pickup of trash and recyclables. 

Waste-Not Recycling
1065 Poplar St., Loveland
Phone: 970-669-9912

Recycles mixed paper, excess equipment, cardboard, metal, electronics, pallets and much more. Provides custom recycling services to businesses, governments, schools and construction sites. Waste-Not will also help design comprehensive construction waste recycling program and haul all recyclables. Programs geared towards diverting maximum volume of waste. Will shred and recycle paper for a small fee.  

General Information

Corrugated boxes are the exterior packing cartons. This does not include chipboard (paperboard) such as cereal and food boxes, or gift boxes. Flatten all boxes.

No wax-coated boxes, or pizza boxes.