Larimer County Green Waste Program
Fees may apply
|Yard Trimmings and Leaves||
Yard trimmings include leaves, grass, weeds, and other lawn trimmings.
Yard trimmings can be composted in your backyard composting system, or taken to one of the locations listed below for composting. Fees may apply; contact the location for details.
Local trash haulers also offer seasonal yard trimmings collection from April-November for an extra fee. Contact your hauler to sign up. Learn more about the program here.
Untreated wood waste can be recycled at the following drop-off locations. Fees may apply; contact locations for specific guidelines.
Wood waste includes dimensional lumber, pallets, crates, shake shingles, scrap wood, stumps, and tree limbs. Some locations may accept composites, like plywood. Contact location for details.
Wood can be recycled at the drop-off locations listed below. Contact locations for details of what can be accepted. Treated or painted wood is not accepted at these locations.
Wood waste includes branches, stumps, dimensional lumber, pallets, crates, shake shingles, and other wood scraps.
Tree Limb Disposal from Spring Snow Storm: In response to the spring snow storm, the City is offering two drop off sites for free residential limb drop off. Learn more.
Wooden pallets that are untreated and unpainted can be brought to the drop-off locations listed below for reuse and recycling. Contact location prior to dropping off.
Wooden shingles that are untreated, unpainted, and unstained can be recycled with wood at the locations listed below.
Call location to confirm that they can take shingles before dropping off.
Treated, painted, or stained wooden shingles must be landfilled.
|Live Christmas Tree||
$5 per tree from December 26 to January 16
Branches can be recycled at the drop-off locations listed below for a fee. Contact locations for details of what can be accepted. Treated or painted wood is not accepted at these locations.
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 email@example.com. If you can’t find the answer to your question here, please call us at 970-221-6600