Commercial Recycling Collection Rates

The City of Durango offers single stream, glass and cardboard collection for commercial recycling customers. Discounted rates are offered to commercial customers that subscribe the the City's commercial garbage collection services.

The City of Durango offers discounted recycling rates to commercial customers that subscribe to the City's Commercial Garbage Collection services.

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  1. Monthly Recycling Rates for City Commercial Garbage Subscribers (discounted)
  2. Monthly Recycling Rates for Non-Garbage Subscribers

Single Stream Recycling

Container Size1 Collection Day Per Week2 Days Per Week3 Days Per Week4 Days Per Week5 Days Per Week
60-gallon$4.84$9.70N/AN/AN/A
90-gallon$6.06$12.13$18.20N/AN/A
300-gallon$10.92$21.85$32.77N/AN/A
2-cubic yard$17.00$33.99$50.97$67.99$84.99
3-cubic yard$23.05$46.12$69.20$92.27$115.34
4-cubic yard$27.91$55.84$83.77$111.69$139.63
6-cubic yard$41.27$82.55$123.84$165.12$206.40
8-cubic yard$54.62$109.26$163.91$218.56$273.18


Corrugated Cardboard

Container Size1 Collection Day Per Week2 Per Week3 Per Week4 Per Week5 Per Week
2-cubic yard$17.00$33.99$50.97$67.99$84.99
3-cubic yard$23.05$46.12$69.20$92.27$115.34
4-cubic yard$27.91$55.84$83.77$111.69$139.63
6-cubic yard$41.27$82.55$123.84$165.12$206.40
8-cubic yard$54.62$109.26$163.91$218.56$273.18


Mixed Glass

Container Size1 Collection Day Per Week
60-gallon$4.84
90-gallon$6.06
300-gallon$10.92


Discounted rates apply for City of Durango Commercial Trash Customers only. Rates are based on number of collections per week and apply monthly per container/commodity.

Additional Fees

Extra Collections and Temporary Containers

Additional fees apply for collection that is above and beyond the subscribed service. These collection rates apply to recycling and trash for each additional service request:

  • $12.14 for 60- or 90-gallon containers
  • $24.28 for 300-gallon containers
  • $24.28 for 2 CY - 4 CY containers
  • $30.35 for 6 CY containers
  • $36.41 for 8 CY containers

Contaminated Recycling Cans

  • $12.14 for 60- or 90-gallon containers
  • $24.28 for 300-gallon containers
  • $60.71 for 2 - 8-CY containers

Auto-Locks

For containers where contamination or or illegal dumps are a problem, an auto-locking mechanism may be purchased from the City for a one-time fee of $55.00 plus a $4.00 monthly maintenance fee.
If a separate lock is provided by the City for the auto-lock, an additional $4.00 per month will be charged.

Dumpster Cleaning

Power washing recycle and garbage containers:

  • $30.00 for 60-300-gallon containers
  • $50.00 for 2 CY - 8 CY containers

Exchanging Containers

Rates apply for exchanging recycle and garbage containers:

  • $30.00 for 60-300-gallon containers
  • $75.00 for 2 CY - 8 CY containers

Container Dimensions

  • A 2-cubic-yard dumpster is 43 inches deep, 60 inches wide (78 inches at the bars), and 47 inches high
  • A 3-cubic-yard dumpster is 49 inches deep, 60 inches wide, and 55 inches high
  • A 4-cubic-yard dumpster is 50 inches deep, 72 inches wide, and 62.50 inches high
  • A 6-cubic-yard dumpster is 72 inches deep, 72 inches wide, and 73.50 inches high
  • A 8-cubic-yard dumpster is 82 inches deep, 72 inches wide, and 73.50 inches high

Sign Up Today!

Let the City of Durango be your local option for commercial recycling services. To sign up call (970) 375-5004.