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Name/Address/Hours Comments
ARC Thrift Store of Colorado
2701 S. College, Fort Collins
Phone: 970-267-8870


http://www.arcthrift.com/donation.html

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 or computer monitors. Personal sized copiers/printers only. Call for details. Check website for items not accepted http://www.arcthrift.com/donation/feel-great-donate.html

 

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


http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Global-Promotions/Recycling-Electronics/pcmcat149900050025.c?id=pcmcat149900050025

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.  $25 fee to recycle TVs and computer monitors.

City of Fort Collins: Timberline Recycling Center - Hard to Recycle Materials Yard
1903 S. Timberline Road, Fort Collins
Phone: 970-221-6600


http://www.fcgov.com/recycling/dropoff.php

The Hard to Recycle Materials Yard is co-located at the Timberline Recycling Drop-Off Center.

For a $5 facility use fee (additional fees for organic and electronic waste apply, see website for more details) the hard to recycle materials yard will accept the following materials:

  • Paint: (No entry fee when ONLY dropping off paint) Oil-based paint & enamel, Latex paint (interior/exterior architectural paints), Various other coverings (deck coating, varnish, floor paint, primer, sealer, stains)
  • Used Motor Oil
  • Antifreeze
  • Batteries
  • Electronic Waste: Additional fees apply
  • Scrap Metal: Includes non-refrigeration types of appliances
  • Aggregates: (Concrete/Asphalt/Porcelain)No Rebar or fixtures
  • Organic Debris Additional fees apply
City of Loveland Recycling Center
400 N Wilson Ave., Loveland
Phone: 970-962-2529


http://www.ci.loveland.co.us/index.aspx?page=188

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, porcelain toilets and sinks (remove all hardware). Fort Collins residents should expect to pay a fee to drop off yard and wood waste. Electronics (TVs, computers, monitors, etc.) 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.

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


http://www.eco-thrift.com

See Eco-Thrift website for specific details.

I.T. Refresh
100 Link Lane, Unit 100, Fort Collins
Phone: 970-797-2934


http://www.itrefresh.org

I.T. Refresh responsibly recycles electronics and offers pickup services from your home or business. I.T. Refresh certifications include e-Stewards, R2, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001. Accepted materials include televisions, computers, laptops, printers, game consoles, cells phones, and more.  I.T. Refresh also provides onsite hard drive destruction and guarantees the safety of your data. I.T. Refresh also accepts bubble wrap and foam peanuts to reuse as shipping material. 

Call  (970) 797-2934 or email us at cmVjeWNsaW5nQGl0cmVmcmVzaC5vcmc= to schedule a pickup.

Larimer County Electronic Recycling Center
5887 S. Taft Hill Rd., Fort Collins
Phone: 970-226-1101


http://www.larimer.org/solidwaste/Comp.htm

Managed by Waste Managment, the Electronic Recycling Center is located inside the Larimer County Recycle Center. We recycle computers, monitors, peripherals, fax machines, photo copiers, printers, TVs, VCRs, stereos and DVDs. The electronics program does not accept appliances, microwave ovens, or electrical equipement such as electric mowers. There is a fee of $.40 per pound. Cash only.

Metech Recycling
500 West 53rd Pl., Denver
Phone: 720-377-7700


http://www.metechrecycling.com

Metech Recycling accepts and deconstructs various types of e-waste, including computers and electronics. We are a genuine recycler (no landfilling, no incineration, and no exporting to third world countries). Data destruction guarantees.  Call for a quote and for pickup.

Newaya Recycling
320 E. Vine Dr., Suite 216, Fort Collins
Phone: 970-658-0575


http://www.newaya.com

Buys back iPhones, Androids, Blackberries, and Windows 7 smartphones from individuals and businesses. Also provides secure data destruction services on mobile devices, and offers free cell phone recycling via drop-box at their office or through the mail.

Office Depot
2216 E. Harmony Rd., Fort Collins
Phone: (970) 223-1511


http://www.officedepot.com/a/promo/pages/0928_recycling/

Recycle electronics by purchasing a mail away box.  Call store for details. Accepts ink and toner cartridges for recycling.  Will shred paper for a charge. Does not accept already-shredded paper.

Tech Trade-Up program allows customers to upgrade their electronics (laptops, tablets, calculators, desktop computers, smartphones and all-in-ones) to a newer version of said electronics and Office Depot will receive and recycle the old device. Click here for more information.

Radio Shack
1281 E. Magnolia St. and 2109 S. College, Fort Collins
Phone: 970-416-0085 (Magnolia) 970-482-2383 (College)


http://www.radioshack.com

Accepts all wireless phones, their batteries and accessories.  Also accepts rechargeable batters.  Does NOT accept alkaline or lithium batteries.

Super Target
2936 Council Tree Ave., Fort Collins
Phone: 970-530-3120

Accepts clean, dry plastic grocery bags for recycling.  Also MP3s, Cellphones, and print cartridges.

The Mac Shack 2
157 N. College Ave., Fort Collins
Phone: 970-472-6227


http://www.themacshack.net

Accepts all lithium and small electronics batteries, cell phones and pagers. No lead batteries. 

Verizon Wireless Communications Store
3300 S. College Ave., Suite 101, Fort Collins
Phone: 970-377-2054


https://www.trade-in.vzw.com/home.php5?c=en-us

Donate your old cell phone for recycling or trade in.

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


http://www.waste-not.com

Provides custom recycling services to businesses, governments, schools and construction sites.  Does not provide recycling services to the general public.  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.  Recycles mixed paper, excess equipment, cardboard, metal, electronics, pallets and much more.