City of Colorado Springs / Environmental Sustainability / Recycling

Recycling in Colorado Springs

In Colorado Springs, waste disposal and recycling are provided by private companies and most local haulers offer single-stream (paper, plastics 1-7, aluminum and glass collected in a single container) recycling to businesses and residents. Yet, here's some general information to get you started:  
Tons of Recycle Tips and Links Recycling on the go - Greener Corners Recycling Directory - El Paso County
Composting - Benefits and Steps Free Containers for your workplace Hazardous Materials Recycling
Locations to recycle common items 
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Appliances, electronics, metals, and cell phones

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Automotive including batteries, oil, tires and antifreeze


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Basics including aluminum, cardboard, glass, newspaper, office paper, plastics #1-7, phone books, magazines, and plastic bags

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Household hazardous waste facility


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Yard waste


The City is a member of the Colorado Association for Recycling, which attempts to support, educate and guide individuals and leaders in business, education, nonprofits and government to take action that turns ever greater amounts of waste into marketable resources.

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