The Future of Waste Management & Diversion in Larimer County


Transfer Station

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North Landfill

  1. Site Chosen,  14855 North County Road 9, Wellington CO 80549,
    about 25 miles north of the current Landfill (5857 Taft Hill Road, Ft. Collins.), near the Rawhide Energy Station, West of I-25
  2. Site due to break ground 2022
  3. See the traffic study  truck_route_proposal.pdf (still being evaluated by County officials)
  4.  The Landfill entrance will move to the North East side of the property off of Rt. 9.   Thus, helping with truck traffic for our southern neighbors. 
  5. See the Landfill's most frequently asked questions and neighbor concerns being addressed.  north_landfill_faq.pdf
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 Site Map:



Future Projects


Construction & Demolition Waste Processing
  1. Investigative planning stages in progress
  2. Looking for viable markets for all types of construction materials
Yard Waste Composting

Larimer County will utilize Windrow Compost Technology (read more here)

Food Waste Composting

The Food Waste conceptual design, planning, reviews, and approvals are pending for  2020-2023


Dates are subject to change.

Information Updated:  2/4/21


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Contact Us

5887 S. Taft Hill Road, Fort Collins, CO 80526
24-hour information line: 970-498-5770
Main office line, M-F 8 am - 4:30pm: 970-498-5760

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