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Recycling

Waste Reduction and Recycling Assistance Program (WRAP)#

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Want to improve or start a recycling program at your business or apartment complex? WRAP is here to help!  

The City’s Waste Reduction and Recycling Team works directly with businesses and multifamily units looking to start or increase recycling services. We offer a wide variety of resources to support successful recycling and can even offer one-on-one assessments of your current waste program. All resources and assessments are provided free of charge. 

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Resources#

Browse the list below for resources to start or improve recycling at your business or multi-family unit (apartment complex, condo etc.).

To contact WRAP, including to request specific educational materials or set up an onsite assessment, fill out the contact form at the bottom of the page.

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General Resources#

Recycling Guidelines
  • Recycling Guidelines (GuÍa para reciclaje) - easily reference what you can and cannot recycle locally
  • Recycling Signage & Educational Materials - proper signage and education is the best way to ensure the success of your recycling program
    • Contact WRR@fcgov.com or fill out the contact form below to request these materials: 
      • Recycling guidelines flyers 
      • Laminated recycling posters 
      • Recycling guideline decals for bins & dumpsters 
      • Metal recycling guidelines signs (for hanging in waste enclosures)  
      • No Dumping / Resident Use Only signs for waste enclosures 
      • No cardboard stickers (for trash dumpsters), cardboard is required to be recycled in Fort Collins
      • No plastic bags or bagged recyclables stickers (for recycling bins), recyclables should be placed loose in the bin 
  • Information about the Community Recycling Ordinance (requires recycling for all businesses and multi-family complexes by June 30, 2021 ) 
  •  Recycling Education Tools - Useful tools to educate your staff or residents about recycling the right way

For Businesses#

For Businesses
  • Business Recycling Toolkit: Comprehensive toolkit to help you start or improve your business' recycling system. 
  • Consultations & Assessments: For businesses who have already leveraged our signage materials and are still facing recycling challenges, we can provide direct support starting a new recycling program or improving an existing one through phone consultations or on-site assessments. Consultations and assessments include custom recommendations for how to set up a successful program, educate staff on recycling and help customers recycle right. 

For Multi-Family Units (Apartments and Condos)#

Apartment Complex
  • Move In / Move Out Guide: Flyer with information about proper waste disposal when moving in or moving out.
  • Multi-Family Recycling ToolkitComprehensive toolkit to help you start or improve your property's recycling system. 
  • Consultations & Assessments: For multi-family units who have already leveraged our signage materials and are still facing recycling challenges, we can provide direct support starting a new recycling program or improving an existing one through phone consultations or on-site assessments. Consultations and assessments include custom recommendations for how to set up a successful program and educate residents on recycling.

Contact WRAP#

To contact WRAP, including to request specific educational materials or set up an onsite assessment, fill out the request form below.