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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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Landfill Fees | Pay your Landfill Account Bill Here ()

Proposed 2016 fee increases for landfill and transfer stations

Rate Hearing scheduled for:

  • November 16, 2015, 1st floor Hearing Room, 200 W Oak St. Fort Collins CO beginning at 6:30pm

  • November 17, 2015, in Municipal Building Board Room, 170 McGregor Ave. in Estes Park CO beginning at 6:30pm

Please contact the Solid Waste Department with any fee schedule questions: (970)498-5760 or Email

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Learn more about paying your landfill account bill using your credit card or electronic check.

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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