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Plastic Flower Pots

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Plastic Flower Pots

Many nurseries and garden shops accept large plant containers for reuse. Check with specific location for drop-off guidelines.

Clean plastic flower pots labeled with a #2 or #5 can be recycled at the drop-off locations listed below with bulky rigid plastics.

Bulky rigid plastics describes plastic containers and items with a #2 (HDPE) or #5 (PP) in the chasing arrow symbol on them that are larger than what is acceptable in curbside recycling. This includes plastic play structures, plastic lawn furniture, plastic watering cans, laundry baskets, clean plastic buckets, crates, rigid backyard kiddie pools and plastic trash containers.

Be sure to remove all metals (e.g. screws, bolts, axles, bins, hinges, handles; etc.) and other non-plastic items before recycling.


Accepted At:

Location Contact Information Details  
City of Fort Collins: Timberline Recycling Center - Hard to Recycle Materials Yard

1903 S. Timberline Road
Fort Collins
80525

(970) 221-6600

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Only accepts black #2 or #5 plastic plant pots. $5 entry fee applies. 

Other items accepted here
City of Loveland Recycling Center

400 N Wilson Ave.
Loveland
80537

970-962-2529

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Only accepts #2 plastic plant containers

Other items accepted here
Eco-Cycle CHaRM (Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials)

6400 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder
80301

303-444-6634

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Other items accepted here

***DISCLAIMER***

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 cmVjeWNsaW5nQGZjZ292LmNvbQ==. If you can’t find the answer to your question here, please call us at 970-221-6600