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Larimer County Landfill
Fees may apply

5887 S. Taft Hill Rd.
Fort Collins

(970) 498-5760

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Refrigerators contain Freon, meaning they must be specially recycled. If the appliance is in good condition, consider trading it in or selling it to a used appliance store. They can be recycled at the drop-off locations listed below. Fees may apply; contact specific location for details.

State law requires Freon be removed by an appropriately licensed company before disposal.

They should never be put in curbside recycling or trash.

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Bicycle Tire

Bicycle tires can be recycled the same way as automotive tires. They should be recycled at local drop-off locations. Fees may apply; contact location for details.

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Auto/Truck Tire

Tires can be recycled at the drop-off locations listed below. Most auto tire businesses and many mechanics accept used tires for a small disposal fee; contact specific stores for details.

It is illegal in the state of Colorado to dispose of tires in the trash because they cause issues in landfills. 

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Syringe / "sharps"

Syringes and sharps are accepted in the trash at the landfill only if placed in sturdy, hard plastic containers (like laundry detergent containers) and capped tightly. These containers should be clearly labeled as "sharps" or "biohazard waste". Learn more about proper sharps disposal here.

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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