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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.

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, 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.

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 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.


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.


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

Accepts clothing, housewares, books, furniture and small appliances. They also recycle computers and other electronic waste.  No televisions

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

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.

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

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

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.

RMB Recycling Center
1475 N. College Ave., Fort Collins, CO
Phone: 970-484-5384

Accepts various scrap metals. Cash for non-ferrous metals, wood pallets, aluminum cans, foil, trays, etc. Accepts car batteries, fax machines, VCR & DVD players for recycling. Fees apply to recycle monitors, laptops, copiers and microwaves.


1630 W. Evans Ave., Unit H , Englewood

Direct consumers to outlets for all of their end-of-life electronics equipment. Tech Cycle is made up of 2,100 high-tech companies and specializes in cleaning hard drives and data destruction. Please call for quotes.

Think Green From Home

Phone: 866-699-6466

Waste Management's Think Green From Home program provides convenient options for residents to properly recycle CFL, batteries and electronics from home. Accepts all batteries that are 9-volts or less, does not accept lithium, lithium-ion and lead-acid. Users of this program pay small processing and shipping fees. Go online to order a recycling kit.

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.

Veolia Environmental Services
5726 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix, AZ
Phone: 800-368-9095

Collects used CFLs, incandescent and neon bulbs. Items are separated into their component parts and materials are recovered if possible. Accepts ballists, transformers, capacitors, batteries, electronics, mercury devices, PCB debris. Materials can be shipped. Call for more information. 

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.  

Wireless Alliance
1898 S. Flatiron Court, Suite140, Boulder
Phone: 866-366-5791

Provides free cell phone and other electronics recycling service via pre-paid mail. See website for details.