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Paper Cup

Paper Cup

Paper cups, including paper coffee cups, should be disposed of in the trash. These cups are coated with plastic, which makes them unrecyclable.

Paper cups marked “compostable” and should either be disposed of in the trash or composted in a commercial composting system (there are currently no commercial composting systems in Fort Collins).

Accepted At:

Location Contact Information Details  
Trash / Landfill

This item can be disposed of in the trash or landfill. Currently there are three residential curbside trash haulers in Fort Collins –  Ram Waste, Republic Services (Gallegos Sanitation) and Waste Management. Learn more about curbside trash service at

Other items accepted here


The information provided in this tool is compiled as a service to Fort Collins Residents. Contact information has been provided for the listed locations, and it is encouraged that you call ahead to verify the location, materials accepted, and hours of operation. Inclusion in this list is not an endorsement by the City of Fort Collins.

Any recycler wishing to be added to this list may contact If you can’t find the answer to your question here, please call us at 970-221-6600