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Larimer County Offices, Courts, District Attorney, Landfill, Household Hazardous Waste, and Recycle Center are all closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015.
County Offices are also closed on Friday, November 27 while the Courts, District Attorney, Landfill, Household Hazardous Waste, and Recycle Center are open. Critical services at Larimer County will not be disrupted by this closure.

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Solid Waste

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The Solid Waste Department is responsible for solid and hazardous waste management, recycling, and a variety of environmental and resource management functions. Solid Waste is funded by landfill fees alone, and receives ZERO tax dollars!

Acceptable Items include:

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Hours of Operation

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Landfill Disposal
Monday - Saturday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Administrative Office
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Hazardous Waste Drop
Business Haz Waste Drop
Haz Waste/Paint Drop Off
Residential: Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed Mon & Wed
Business: Wed, appt. only, call 498-5773
Closed on Mondays
Electronic Recycling
Monday - Saturday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Recycle Bins
Monday - Saturday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Garbage Garage: Tue, Thu, Fri, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Group tours by appt., call 498-5772

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APPROVED 2016 fee schedule for landfill and transfer stations

Please contact the Solid Waste Department with any fee schedule questions: (970)498-5760 or Email

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Contact Information

24-hour information line: (970) 498-5770
Main office: (970) 498-5760
Fax: (970) 498-5780

5887 S. Taft Hill Road
Fort Collins, CO 80526


Background Image: Changing Aspen Leaves in Rocky Mountain National Park by Jeremy Hollis. All rights reserved.