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Contact Information

  •   Dept Head: Susie Gordon
  •   PO Box 580, Fort Collins, CO 80522-0580
Recycling Contact

Recycling Updates Newsletter

Timberline Recycling Center

Location and Hours of Operation

1903 S. Timberline Rd., Fort Collins CO 80525

Everyday Recycling Drop-off site (no charge): Seven days/week during daylight hours
Hard-to-Recycle Materials Yard ($5 facility use fee): Regular Hours: Tues-Sat 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. | Winter Hours (Nov 1 - Mar 31): Tues-Sat 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

While this site accepts paper that has already been shredded, PLEASE NOTE - THIS SITE DOES NOT OFFER SHREDDING SERVICES

Everyday Recycling Drop-off Site: Materials & Guidelines

The City accepts common recyclables like cardboard, paper, mixed bottles/cans, and glass at the everyday recycling drop-off site for no charge.


Container #1: (Paperboard, Phone Books and Low Grade Paper)

Containers #2 & #3: Corrugated Cardboard and Brown Paper Bags

Containers #4 & #5 Office Paper, Magazines, Newspapers, Junk Mail, and Shredded Paper ONLY (Paper products)

Containers #6 & #7: Commingled Containers (Bottles/Cans)

Containers #8 & #9 (Glass Only)

Containers for Plastic Bags and Film

Hard to Recycle Materials Yard ($5 facility use fee)

There is a $5 facility use fee charged for hard to recycle items (additional fees apply for e-waste and organic debris).

Note that this area is closed on Sundays and Mondays

Give the gift of recycling! Stop by the gatehouse at the Timberline Recycling Center's Hard-to-Recycle Materials Yard to buy certificates for a complimentary entrance


Used Motor Oil


Cooking Oil


Electronic Waste (additional fees apply)

Scrap Metal


Organic Debris (additional fees apply)

TRC FAQs, Volunteer Opportunities and Informative Video