Drop-off locations:

If you live in an area where curbside recycling is not available (or even if you do!), you may utilize these recycling drop-off centers. Recycling containers at most of these locations are separated by material type. 

LCSW Recycling Drop-off Area

LCSW Recycling Bins

Open Monday-Saturday, 8:00am-4:30pm

Accepts everyday recyclables such as cardboard, glass, paper, and mixed containers, as well as plastic bags.

Free of charge to recycle.

The Site Map of Landfill and Facilities shows the location of the recycling containers.

Please note:

  • Lids and labels are okay. 
  • Free your recyclables! Don't place bagged recyclables in the bins. (Bagged recyclables go to the landfill.)
  • Your recyclable containers should be empty, clean and dry when recycled.
  • Plastic windows on envelopes, tape, rubber bands and staples do not have to be removed before recycling paper and paper products.
  • Don't recycle anything smaller than a credit card or a 4 oz container.
  • More recycling rules

Recycling Bins Available:

Office Paper Bin

Tip: Keep paper dry, envelopes with plastic windows OK.

Please no laminated or carbon paper.



Mixed Paper Bin

Tips: Empty and flatten all boxes.

Please no paper tissues, towels or napkins; no paper plates or cups; no pet food or charcoal bags.

Mixed Containers

Tips: Keep lids on. Check that containers are empty and dry. Scrape out remaining product from peanut butter, dressing or syrup bottles and jars. 

Please no bags, no compostable items, no glass, no paint/stain cans, no styrofoam.

Glass Recycling Bin

Tip: Check that containers are empty and dry.

Please no dishes or drinking glasses, no oven cookware, no light bulbs, no ceramics.


Corrugated Cardboard Bin

Tip: Flatten all cardboard.

Please no tape, waxed cardboard, or styrofoam pieces.

Newspaper Bin

Tip: Keep paper dry, staples OK.


plastic bag recycling bin

Please no other plastic film. At this time we can accept bags ONLY.


  1. Computers and electronics can be recycled for a fee at the Electronics Recycling scale house, just north of the recycling bins. Please see Electronics Recycling for more information and fees.

  2. Large appliances are recycled near the landfill's disposal area. Regular landfill fees are charged, which may include a freon removal fee, if appropriate.

  3. In an effort to place fewer plastics into our landfill, the Solid Waste Department has developed a partnership to recycle inkjet and laser jet cartridges. If you're currently throwing away your used cartridges, please consider dropping them off instead at the Household Hazardous Waste Facility at the Landfill, 5887 S. Taft Hill Road, Fort Collins, open Monday-Saturday (except Wednesdays), from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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5887 S. Taft Hill Road
Fort Collins, CO 80526

Phone: (970) 498-5760
Hours: Monday - Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.