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Commercial Garbage Collection
Program Overview
The City of Durango offers commercial garbage and recycling services for businesses located within the city limits. The City offers discounted commercial recycling rates to businesses that subscribe to the City’s garbage collection services.

The City’s services include:
  • Commercial recycling
  • Commercial garbage collection
  • Commercial recycling and garbage collection bundled into one convenient service

Monthly Commercial Garbage Collection Rates
Commercial recycling and garbage collection rates are based on:
  • Container Size
  • Service Frequency
  • Number of Containers
Container Size 1 Pick Up Per Week 2 Per Week 3 Per Week 4 Per Week 5 Per Week 6 Per Week Can Rental
300-Gallon  $31.36  $62.72  $94.09  $125.45  $156.81  $188.18 $6.48
2-Cubic Yard  $43.26  $86.52  $129.78  $173.04  $216.30  $259.56 $6.48
3-Cubic Yard  $54.07  $108.15  $162.22  $216.30  $270.37  $324.45 $6.48
4-Cubic Yard $75.70  $151.41  $227.11  $302.82  $378.52  $454.23 $6.48
6-Cubic Yard  $97.33  $194.67  $292.00  $389.34  $486.67  $584.01 $6.48
8-Cubic Yard  $124.37  $248.74  $373.11  $497.49  $621.86  $746.23 $6.48

Customers can purchase an auto lock for metal cans for a one-time fee of $54.00 plus a $3.00 per month lock maintenance fee.  If the second lock is furnished by the City, there would be an additional lock fee of $3.00 per month.  For more information, please call (970) 375-5004. 

For recycling rates, please view the commercial recycling collection rates webpage.

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Let the City of Durango be your local option for commercial recycling and garbage collection services. Call (970) 375-5004 to find out how much you can save by signing up for the City’s Commercial Recycling and Garbage Collection Program.


Additional Fees for Extra Collections/ Temporary Containers
Additional fees apply for collection that is above and beyond the subscribed service.  These collection rates apply to recycling and trash. 

  • $10.81 per additional service request for 60- or 90-gallon containers
  • $21.63 per additional service request for 300-gallon containers
  • $21.63 per additional service request for 2 CY - 4 CY containers
  • $27.03 per additional service request for 6 CY containers
  • $32.44 per additional service request for 8 CY containers

Customers can purchase an auto lock for a metal can for a one-time fee of $54.00 plus $3.00 per month lock maintenance fee.  If the second lock is furnished by the City, there would be an additional lock fee of $3.00 per month.

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

Customers can purchase an auto lock for metal cans for a one-time fee of $54.00 plus $3.00 per month lock maintenance fee.  If the second lock is furnished by the City, there would be an additional lock fee of $3.00 per month. 

Dumpster Cleaning Rates:


Dumpsters: $30.00

Dumpster Exchange $50.00
300 gallon $20.00
90 gallon $20.00
60 gallon $20.00

300-90-60 gallon exchange $20.00 


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