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Recycling Field Trips or Tours

Entrance to the Garbage MountainTour the Garbage Garage Education Center. The Larimer County "Garbage Garage" waste education center opened April 26, 2003. The center features educational and interactive displays about the problems associated with an overabundance of trash. "Patty Packrat" directs visitors through the Garbage Garage, starting with the Mountain of Trash and from there you can choose from a variety of exits into areas depicting various methods of handling waste: reducing, reusing and recycling or landfilling. Enter the kitchen/garage area to learn what household hazardous wastes are and how to safely handle them. The Garbage Garage is located at the Larimer County Landfill, 5887 S. Taft Hill Road, Fort Collins. The center sits just north of the recycling bins. Tours can be scheduled by calling 498-5772.


Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility ToursThe Larimer County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility offers tours to the public.  Schools, boy/girl scout troops, businesses, or anyone else who may be interested in finding out more about the operation may call 498-5760 to set up a tour of the facility. For more information on hazardous wastes call 498-5760 between 8:00 and 4:30 Monday through Friday.