Zero Waste Center

Due to COVID, we cannot assist with sorting and unloading

but can offer verbal guidance on material placement.

THE $3 ENTRANCE FEE COVERS:

1. Common recycling (sorted  glass bottles & jars, aluminum cans, steel cans, #5 plastics, #1 plastic bottles, #2 plastics, mixed paper and 20 cardboard boxes). Up to three (3) trash bags per visit. 

2. Hard-2-Recycle (H2R) items -- scroll down to see list below. Some items require an additional recycling fee 

QUICK REFERENCE LIST

BATTERIES: SEALED LEAD ACID, LI-ION 

LAPTOP BATTERIES, APC/UPS BACKUP UNITS

SMOKE ALARMS ($12/each fee)

INK & TONER

PAINT (LATEX & OIL BASED)

LARGE #2 PLASTICS

LARGE #5 PLASTICS

PAIRED SHOES

VHS TAPES (.25/piece fee)

VEGETABLE OIL- 5 GALLON LIMIT

WINE CORK

CORRUGATED PLASTIC YARD SIGNS
CD'S & DVD'S (.25/piece fee)
CIGARETTE BUTTS
BUBBLE WRAP
BOOKS
BIKES
BIKE TIRES
BIKE TUBES
FIRE EXTINGUISHERS ($6/each fee)
STYROFOAM

Material

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PAIRED SHOES

no fee after $3 entrance fee

All types & sizes of shoes in any condition. Please make sure they are in pairs.

BOOKS: Reuse & Recycling

-No fee for the first three boxes
-$1 fee for each additional box

NO Magazines (these can be placed in our paper recycling containers)

VEGETABLE OIL

Peanut, vegetable, soybean, canola, corn oil

 

NO motor oil, mineral oil, bacon grease

*Do not bring to our Denver site

INK & TONER

First gallon covered under $3 entrance fee
Each additional gallon costs $1

5 GALLON LIMIT

no fee after $3 entrance fee

Printer ink & toner cartridges IN TACT

NO toner tubes, containers holding ink to refill cartridges,

broken cartridges

SMOKE ALARMS

All types of fire alarms & carbon monoxide detectors

NO broken or crushed alarms

CD's & DVD's

CD's, DVD's and their cases

CORK

$3 entrance fee  + $12 per alarm

$3 entrance fee + $0.25/piece

no fee after $3 entrance fee

Wine/Bottle Corks

NO Plastic wine corks, cork boards

#2 LARGE PLASTIC ITEMS

Buckets, tubs & containers that are labeled #2

no fee after $3 entrance fee

NO containers that have held corrosive or acidic chemicals including fertilizers 

#5 LARGE PLASTIC ITEMS

Buckets, tubs & containers that are labeled #5

no fee after $3 entrance fee

NO containers that have held corrosive or acidic chemicals including fertilizers 

BATTERIES

Li-Ion Rechargable Laptop Batteries 

Sealed Lead Acid Batteries (no vehicle batteries)

APC/UPS Backup Units 

NO  bulging batteries, leaking or wet batteries

alkaline batteries (aa, aaa, d, etc)

BIKES

no fee after $3 entrance fee

no fee after $3 entrance fee

All types of bikes, parts & pieces 

CIGARETTE BUTTS

Extinguished cigarettes and cigarette filters

no fee after $3 entrance fee

NO E-CIGARETTE'S OR COMPONENTS

BUBBLE WRAP

no fee after $3 entrance fee

Traditional, clear bubble wrap

NO colored bubble wrap, wet/dirty wrap, plastic "air pillows", plastic bags of any kind

CORRUGATED PLASTIC

YARD SIGNS

no fee after $3 entrance fee

Corrugated plastic yard signs and their metal stands

NO flexible plastic signs

VHS TAPES

$3 entrance fee +
$0.25/per tape fee

* 50 TAPE MAXIMUM

Video cassette tapes and cases

STYROFOAM

Large Block Packing Styrofoam (clean & dry)

**Remove all tape and stickers prior to drop off

NO containers that held food or drink, packing peanuts, soft foam, colored foams

NO ARCHITECTURAL FOAM / INSULATION (foam used in building insulation)

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SUPER SACK=
4'x4'x4' bag

one bag (super sack) covered under the $3 entrance fee
Each additional bag (super sack) is a $3 fee

LIMIT: Two bags (super sacks) worth of foam per customer per visit

**For larger loads please email to make an appointment to drop off
 
           

FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

$3 entrance fee  +  $6 per extinguisher

All types of extinguishers

BIKE TIRES

$3 entrance fee  + $1.25 per tire

All types of road or mountain bike tires 

BIKE TUBES

$3 entrance fee  +  $0.75 per tube

All types of road or mountain bike tubes 

NOT ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME

TENNIS BALLS

no fee after $3 entrance fee

All types of tennis balls

NOT ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME

LARGE STEEL ITEMS

Items that are made of at least 75% steel

no fee after $3 entrance fee

Metal filing cabinets, sporting equipment, tools, yard/gardening tools, sewing machines, metal furniture, pots, pans, baking sheets, grills, water heaters, ladders, golf clubs, weights, bike frames, door knobs, metal fencing, wire, edging, metal safes, automotive break rotors, office chairs and more!

NO Items containing oil & gas

*NOTE: We do NOT pay for metals

NOT ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME

LARGE ALUMINUM ITEMS

no fee after $3 entrance fee

Items that are made of at least 75% aluminum

Bike rims, scraps, gutters, aluminum siding, and more

NO Items containing oil & gas

*NOTE: We do NOT pay for metals

NOT ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME

SMALL MIXED METALS or

UNIDENTIFIABLE

METALS

no fee after $3 entrance fee

*NOTE: We do NOT pay for metals

Copper, brass, motors, or any item made of multiple types of metals

NO Items containing oil & gas

PAINT

We have a 30 container limit at both sites.

We will not accept more than 30 containers per customer/vehicle within a 24 hour period.

$0.50 per container handling fee.

No entrance fee                  

Interior & exterior paints: Latex, acrylic, water-based, alkyd,

oil-based, enamel (including textured coatings)

 

Deck coatings, floor paints

 

Primers, sealers, undercoaters

 

Stains

 

Shellacs, lacquers, varnishes, urethanes (single component)

 

Waterproofing concrete/masonry/wood sealers & repellents

(not tar or bitumen-based)

 

Metal coatings, rust preventatives

 

Field & lawn paints

NO paint thinners, mineral spirits, solvents, aerosol paints (spray cans), auto & marine paints, caulk, epoxies, glues, adhesives, paint additives, colorants, tints, resins, wood preservatives (containing pesticides), roof patch & repair, asphalt, tar & bitumen-based products, 2-component coatings, deck cleaners, traffic & road marking paints, industrial maintenance (IM) coatings, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) paints & finishes

no fee after $2 entrance fee

no fee after $2 entrance fee

no fee after $2 entrance fee