Where to recycle electronics in Larimer County

Call ahead to make sure a specific item is accepted. Fees apply and vary depending on the location.

Location Address Phone
City of Fort Collins: Hard-to-Recycle Materials Yard 1903 S Timberline Road, FC, CO 80525 970-221-6600
City of Loveland 400 N Wilson Avenue, LV, CO 80537 970-962-2529
Electronics Recycling @ Larimer County Landfill 5887 S. Taft Hill Road, FC, CO 80526 970-372-3362
IT Refresh 100 Link Lane, Unit 100, FC, CO 80524 970-797-2934
RMB Recycling 1475 N College Ave, FC, CO 80524 970-484-5384
Local retailer take-back programs Retailers such as Office Depot, Best Buy  

E-waste recycling at Larimer County Landfill

Electronics can be taken to the electronics recycling station located inside the Larimer County Landfill. There is a fee for electronics recycling, and customers are responsible for unloading their electronics onto the scale.   

Waste Management accepts laptops, CPUs and tablets at $.25/lb and all other regular residential electronics at $.87 per pound. Commercial or irregular electronics are accepted at $2.97/lb. Credit cards and cash are accepted.   

Electronic recycling does not include dismantled computers or televisions (some locations may accept dismantled electronics), small appliances, or other electrical equipment such as electric weed eaters or electric mowers. Recycle metal items not accepted at e-waste recycling facilities at a scrap metal recycling facility. 

Keep electronics out of the trash

Per state statute, electronic devices must be recycled and cannot be discarded in Colorado Landfills.  See Electronics Waste Ban for more information.

Accepted Electronics

  • Digital cameras, clocks
  • Cables, power cords, wires
  • Computers, CPUs, mouse devices, keyboards, speakers, monitors, memory, RAM, external hard drives, networking equipment, routers, modems, servers
  • Electric alarm clocks
  • Fax machines
  • Gaming systems
  • GPS devices
  • Landline phones and cell phones
  • Laptops, tablets, smart watches
  • Microwave ovens
  • Printers, toner cartridges, copiers, scanners
  • Remote controls
  • Shredders
  • Smart devices
  • Stereos, speakers
  • Televisions
  • VCRs, DVRs, DVD players

Unacceptable Items

  • Appliances (take to scrap metal recycler, units with freon must be handled by certified professionals)
  • Carbon monoxide detectors
  • Electrical exercise equipment (remove battery and take to scrap metal recycler)
  • Electrical lawn maintenance equipment (remove battery and take to scrap metal recycler)
  • Fire and smoke alarms and detectors (remove battery and discard in trash)
  • Food preparation appliances (such as coffee makers, blenders, electric kettles, soda streams)
  • Lava lamps
  • Personal hygiene items (such as electric toothbrushes, hair dryers, waterpiks)
  • Toys
  • VHS tapes, cassette tapes 

Contact Us

5887 S. Taft Hill Road
Fort Collins, CO 80526

Phone:  (970) 372-3362
Hours:  Monday - Saturday, 8 am - 4:30 pm