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Recycling Drop-Off Location
Public Drop-off
Durango Recycling Center
710 Tech Center Dr.


City residents, including those who do not participate in the curbside recycling program, and residents from surrounding communities are encouraged to recycle properly prepared single stream materials, corrugated cardboard, mixed glass and other materials at the Durango Recycle Center. 

  • Single Stream
    • City of Durango residents who pay for single stream service on their monthly utility bill can bring extra properly prepared single stream material to the Recycle Center. There is no drop-off charge for customers showing a current City of Durango (not commercial) utility bill
    • Non-residents can bring single stream to the Recycle Center for $3 per 60 gallons of material Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm
    • Commercial quantities of recyclable material are accepted for $3 per cubic yard Monday - Friday 9 am - 2 pm.
  • Glass
    • Mixed glass is accepted for free at the Recycle Center 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. No proof of residency is required.
  • Cardboard
    • Commercial quantities of corrugated cardboard are accepted at the Recycle Center for $3 per cubic yard Monday - Friday 9 am - 2 pm and Saturdays 2.30 - 4.30 pm by appointment only (please call (970) 375-5004).
  • Electronics
    • Small quantities of electronics are accepted on Saturdays 9 am - 5 pm
    • Businesses with electronics must schedule an appointment for Friday drop-off (please call (970) 375-5004)
    • Rates vary by appliance.
  • Batteries
    • Household dry-cell batteries (e.g. AAA, AA, C, D and 9-volt) are accepted Monday - Saturday 9 am - 5 pm for $2 per pound with a one pound minimum.