Recycling Updates Newsletter
Dry Cleaning Bags & Coat Hangers
Check with local dry cleaners to see if they will take the hangers back for reuse.
Plastic dry cleaning bags can be recycled with supermarket bags at local supermarkets and the Timberline Recycle Center.
You can also donate wire, plastic or wooden hangers in good condition to local thrift stores.
City of Fort Collins: Timberline Recycling Center
1903 S. Timberline Road, Fort Collins
Recycles glass and plastic #1 - #7 bottles and jars, tin and aluminum cans (rinse out), aerosol cans (completely empty), cardboard (flattened), corrugated cardboard, non-corrugated boxes (such as cereal boxes and other chipboard), egg cartons, packing, wrapping/tissue paper, low-grade paper, office paper, already-shredded paper, brown paper bags, junk mail, magazines, soft-bound manuals and books, telephone books, catalogs, non-metallic greeting cards, manilla folders, mailing tubes and more.
While this site accepts paper that has already been shredded, PLEASE NOTE - THIS SITE DOES NOT OFFER SHREDDING SERVICES
Eco-Cycle CHaRM (Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials)
6400 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder
Accepts electronics, appliances, #6 white block foam, plastic bags, bubble wrap, mattresses, yoga mats, cooking oil, bicycles, clean porcelain toilets and sinks, plate glass windows, scrap metal and more for recycling and reuse. See website for a full list of materials.
There is a $3 facility fee for all vehicles entering the CHaRM to recycle hard-to-recycle materials in addition to fees for specific items. Fee for appliances with Freon (R) is $15.
Refer to website for full guidelines and fees