Click on Residential Recycling for a list of items accepted and for a directory of hard to recycle items.
Eco-cycle offers great information and guides on how to recycle and compost. They also have a drop off location in Boulder for Hard-to-Recycle Materials.
Offers a comprehensive A-Z Recycling list for the Fort Collins/ Northern Colorado area.
This site also provides a comprehensive listing of where to recycle various materials in Colorado. They offer an extensive list of recycling organizations in the Colorado area.
Alpine Waste & Recycling
Denver, CO 303-744-9881 Recycling and compost collection in the Denver Metro area.
Eco-Cycle CHaRM: Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials
CHaRM, managed and operated by Eco-Cycle, collects materials that cannot be accepted in single stream recycling. It collects materials the following materials electronics, Styrofoam, plastic bags, books, clothing, mattresses, scrap metal, cords, small appliances, yoga mats, bike tubs, porcelain and glass.
Rocky Mountain Recycling
4744 Forest St., Denver CO 80216 303-321-3662 Hours: Mon – Fri: 9 – 4
Operates in over 11 states in the Rocky Mountain Region of the United States. Accepts aluminum cans, books (incl. hardbacks), cardboard, mixed paper, glass bottles and jars, magazines and catalogs, junk mail, office paper, newspaper, paperboard (like cereal boxes), phonebooks, plastic bags, plastic bottles, plastic shrink-wrap, plastics-durable and steel cans.
SustainAbility recycles batteries, bikes, bike tubes, books, bubble wrap, cork, CDs, DVDs, fire extinguishers, ink and toner, electronics, paint, propane tanks, mercury thermostats, single stream materials, stryofoam, durable plastics (#2 and #5), smoke alarms, scrap metal, shoes, tennis balls and yard signs. They have residential and business pickup services, as well as two drop-off locations (in Denver and Arvada, cost of $1), and they also take many hard-to-recycle items (cost of $3). Their business employs individuals who have intellectual or development disabilities.
The Happy Beetle
They provide residential and commercial pickups in the Denver metro area and Boulder of hard to recycle items that can’t go in curbside recycling bins. They sort the materials and then get them to the right location to be recycled or donated. Here is a list of items they take.
Waste Connections commercial waste collection provides your business with a range of containers and service schedules for your garbage and recycling pickup needs.
Waste Management services the Denver Metro area. They accept aluminum cans, batteries, , cardboard, electronics, mixed paper, glass bottles and jars, lightbulbs, magazines and catalogs, junk mail, office paper, newspaper, paperboard (like cereal boxes), phonebooks, plastic bottles and steel cans.
Western Dispoal services Boulder and Broomfield counties of Colorado. They provide single stream recycling and compost services for residential and commercial. They also accept scrap metal and appliance recycling.