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News release: "The Larimer County landfill will be undergoing some road improvements, October 17th-25th (weather permitting). Traffic will be routed off the regular landfill haul road during this time. Traffic Directors will be rerouting traffic during construction.

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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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Weather Closure Policy

Closures/vehicle restrictions can change rapidly due to weather. For current restrictions or closures call (970)498-5770, press 1 pause then 1 again.

Hours of Operation

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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: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed Wed
Business: Wed, appt. only, call 498-5773
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, Wed, Thu, Fri, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Group tours by appt., call 498-5772

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APPROVED 2016 fee schedule for landfill and transfer stations

PROPOSED 2017 fee schedule for landfill and transfer stations

Rate Hearing scheduled for:

  • November 14, 2016, County Courthouse, 200 W. Oak St., Fort Collins. More information to come.
  • November 15, 2016, in in Estes Park, Larimer County Building. More information to come.

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

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Contact Information

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

5887 S. Taft Hill Road
Fort Collins, CO 80526


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