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Timberline Recycling Center#

Man recycling cardboard at the Timberline Recycling Center

The City of Fort Collins’ Timberline Recycling Center accepts both everyday recyclables (bottles, cans, cardboard etc.) and hard-to-recycle materials such as electronics, batteries, motor oil, wood waste and more. 

Located at 1903 S. Timberline Rd., Fort Collins CO 80525 - Take a Virtual Tour

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Everyday Recyclables Yard

Accepts everyday recyclables such as bottles, cans, cardboard, and glass, as well as plastic bags.

Free of charge to recycle.

Open seven days/week

365 days/year

November - March

7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

April - October

6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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Hard-to-Recycle Materials Yard

Accepts hard-to-recycle materials including electronics, batteries, paint, motor oil, and more.

$5 entry fee applies plus additional fees for some materials.

Closed Sundays, Mondays & Holidays

Open Tuesday – Saturday

November – March

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

April – October

8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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Passionate about recycling and waste reduction?

Recycling Ambassadors help visitors at the Timberline Recycling Center, support recycling education and outreach at local events and help research local recycling options.

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Mulch Pick Up

Mulch generated from City of Fort Collins Forestry operations is available on a first-come-first served basis for Fort Collins community members. Please limit use to one truckload per day and plan to load mulch themselves. Mulch is subject to availability, there is not a set delivery schedule.


Check out our frequently asked questions to learn more about the Timberline Recycling Center.

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