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Aragon Iron & Metal
516 N. Highway 287, Fort Collins
Phone: 970-484-2577


http://www.aragonironandmetal.com/

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, refrigerators, washers and dryers. Accepts propane tanks 30 gallon or less, helium tanks 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. Also satellite dishes.

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

 

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 apply for certain materials, 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
  • Cooking Oil: 25 gallon per visit limit
  • Electronic Waste: Additional fees apply
  • Scrap Metal: Includes non-refrigeration types of appliances
  • Aggregates: Concrete/Asphalt (no rebar); broken ceramic dishes; toilets and porcelain (non-metal) sinks. Must remove all hardware and seats
  • Organic Debris: Additional fees apply
  • unpainted, untreated lumber including pallets:  additional fees apply
Colorado Iron & Metal
903 E. Buckingham St., Fort Collins
Phone: 970-482-7707


http://www.coloradoironmetal.com/

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 helium tanks but does not accept propane tanks or small liquid fuel stove canisters.  Also accepts satellite dishes.

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


http://www.ecocycle.org/charm

Accepts electronics, appliances, #6 white block foam, plastic bags, bubble wrap, mattresses, yoga mats, cooking oil, bicycles, clean porcelain toilets and sinks, plate glass windows, scrap metal and more for recycling and reuse.  See website for a full list of materials.

There is a $3 facility fee for all vehicles entering the CHaRM to recycle hard-to-recycle materials in addition to fees for specific items.  Fee for appliances with Freon (R) is $15. 

Refer to website for full guidelines and fees

 

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


http://www.eco-thrift.com

See Eco-Thrift website for specific details.

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


http://www.fortcollinshabitat.org/store/

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

 

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 $.44 per pound. Cash and credit cards accepted.

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


http://www.rmbrecycling.com/

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.