Angela Heckart’s Gifted and Talented students from Beattie Elementary took on the challenge of spreading the word about proper battery recycling, and they delivered in a big way.

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Thu, Mar 11 - 03:03 pm
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Solid Waste

A battery safety design contest winner has been selected from entries submitted to Larimer County Solid Waste to boost public awareness of the fire hazards from improperly disposing dead batteries.

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Tue, Mar 02 - 01:24 pm
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Solid Waste

We Have a Winner! | Be Alert, Divert Hidden Batteries | Beyond the Bin Branches Out | Participate in Our Earth Day Contests | Haz Waste Highlights | Recycling Matters in Larimer County | March Events - Register Today

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Tue, Mar 02 - 12:53 am
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Solid Waste

Larimer County is excited to introduce Mr. Duane Penney, as the new Solid Waste Department Director. Top priorities for the new Director include strategies to extend the life of the existing landfill, developing a 5-year strategic plan ...

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Fri, Jan 29 - 11:09 am
Department: 
Solid Waste

Do you haul waste to the landfill for another business or businesses at least once a year?

If you answered yes, then you need an operating License to use the Landfill!

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Mon, Jan 11 - 02:49 pm
Department: 
Solid Waste

Groundbreaking and Community Information meeting Wednesday, December 16th.

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Wed, Dec 02 - 08:39 am
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Solid Waste

 

11/19/20

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Tue, Oct 20 - 11:30 am
Department: 
Solid Waste

Clean Up Day on September 26 has been canceled and changed into a voucher program for this year. In an effort to continue to prioritize the safety of community members and Town employees, Johnstown will provide residents with vouchers for use at the Larimer County Landfill.

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Fri, Sep 25 - 12:17 pm
Department: 
Solid Waste

You may have seen the NPR article on how big oil misled the public (see it below) and now you are wondering what does that mean for recycling in Larimer? Does it all get landfilled? (No, it doesn't:)

Waste Management (WM) processes all recyclables from Larimer County. Right now, plastic resin types 3, 6 and 7 do not have a market and are being landfilled. However, 100% of remaining residential plastics processed by WM go to domestic markets (North America).  Read More...

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Wed, Sep 16 - 01:16 pm
Department: 
Solid Waste

The Larimer County North Landfill Will be the topic of October's meeting with Commissioner Kefalas.

Join us virtually Oct. 1st From 7:30-9:00 a.m. in answering the most common FAQ's for the New Landfill coming to Wellington. RSVP for this virtual meeting by emailing: gstill@larimer.org

Posted: 
Wed, Sep 16 - 11:38 am
Department: 
Solid Waste
Items on this page are NOT recyclable and hurt the recycling process down the line:
  • Garden hoses and cords
  • COVID-19 safety items (gloves, masks, wipes)
  • Disposable cups (hot and cold), plates, utensils, straws   Read More...
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Wed, Sep 16 - 10:56 am
Department: 
Solid Waste

If you need to dispose of your holiday décor, there are some eco-friendly options. Residents can recycle their Christmas trees at the Larimer County Landfill from December 26 – January 20. 

Posted: 
Fri, Dec 20 - 09:47 am
Department: 
Solid Waste

The North Front Range Regional Wasteshed Coalition has earned the 2019 Outstanding Community or Government Program Award from the National Recycling Coalition.

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Thu, Aug 29 - 01:36 pm
Department: 
Solid Waste

The Lake to Lake Triathlon will impact the use of Taft Hill Road, southbound from the intersection at Harmony Road, on June 22, 2019.

Posted: 
Thu, Jun 20 - 01:43 pm
Department: 
Solid Waste