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Solid Waste

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The Solid Waste Department is responsible for solid and hazardous waste management, recycling, and a variety of environmental and resource management functions. Solid Waste is funded by landfill fees alone, and receives ZERO tax dollars!

Acceptable Items include:

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Hours of Operation

Landfill Disposal
Monday - Saturday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Administrative Office
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Hazardous Waste Drop
Business Haz Waste Drop
Haz Waste/Paint Drop Off
Residential: Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed Mon & Wed
Business: Wed, appt. only, call 498-5773
Closed on Mondays
Electronic Recycling
Monday - Saturday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Recycle Bins
Monday - Saturday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Garbage Garage: Tue, Thu, Fri, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Group tours by appt., call 498-5772

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Contact Information

24-hour information line: (970) 498-5770
Main office: (970) 498-5760
Fax: (970) 498-5780

Holiday hours

5887 S. Taft Hill Road
Fort Collins, CO 80526


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