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Recycling

Plastic Pet Carrier

 Other Dropoff Locations  Reuse  Timberline Recycling Center
Plastic Pet Carrier

Plastic pet carriers can be donated for reuse or recycled as a bulky rigid plastic.

Many local thrift stores and some animal rescue centers accept pet carriers. Contact individual locations for details.

Plastic pet carriers can also be recycled as bulky rigid plastics at the drop-off locations listed below.

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. doors, 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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$5 entry fee applies.

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
Reuse

If this item is useable condition, it can be donated to local thrift stores and secondhand stores for reuse. Check with specific stores before dropping off to verify they accept the specific item.

These items can also be posted on Nextdoor, Craigslist, or Facebook Marketplace for others who can make use of them.

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 recycling@fcgov.com. If you can’t find the answer to your question here, please call us at 970-221-6600