FREE Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event, Saturday, Sept. 7

Who: Fort Collins residents (commercial waste not accepted)

When & Where: Saturday, Sept. 7, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., City of Fort Collins Streets Facility, 625 Ninth St.

Accepted Items

  • pesticides
  • painting products
  • household batteries
  • fluorescent bulbs
  • cleaning and automotive products
  • vitamins and supplements
  • personal care products
  • mercury-containing items

Spring Back Colorado mattress recyclers also will collect mattresses and box springs for $15 per item (cash or charge). Details: SpringBackCO.org

Items Not Accepted

  • tires
  • e-waste
  • asbestos
  • explosives
  • pharmaceuticals
  • bio-waste (needles, bandages)
  • commercial and industrial waste

Additional Opportunities

Household hazardous waste can be taken year-round to the Larimer County Household Hazardous Waste Facility. Details: larimer.org/solidwaste/haz/household

The Timberline Recycling Center’s Hard-to-Recycle Yard, 1903 S. Timberline Rd., accepts antifreeze, batteries, motor oil, paint and plastic bags, free of charge. Details: fcgov.com/TRC

For more information: fcgov.com/HHW, utilities@fcgov.com, 970-212-2900 or V/TDD 711

 

 

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