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Commercial Recycling Collection Rates
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Commercial recycling collection rates are less than one-half the rate charged for garbage collection, so participating businesses, apartments, and condominiums should save money on their overall waste disposal costs in addition to benefiting the environment.

Explore the City’s commercial recycling rates to find the appropriate recycling solution for your business or rental complex. Remember, the City offers discounted recycling rates to commercial customers that subscribe to the City’s commercial garbage collection services.

Monthly Recycling Rates for City Commercial Garbage Subscribers
The following commercial corrugated cardboard recycling rates are for customers that utilize the City’s commercial garbage collection services:

Container
Size

1 Collection Day
 Per Week
2 Days
 Per Week
3 Days
 Per Week
4 Days
 Per Week
5 Days Per Week 
2-cubic yard    $15.14 $30.28 $45.41 $60.56 $75.70 
3-cubic yard   $20.54 $41.09 $61.64 $82.19 $102.74 
4-cubic yard $24.87 $49.74 $74.62 $99.49 $124.37 
6-cubic yard $36.77 $73.54 $110.31 $147.08 $183.85 
8-cubic yard $48.66 $97.33 $146.00 $194.67 $243.33 
**Discounted rates apply; rates reflect the addition of the City’s garbage collection services.

The below rates apply to Single Stream Recycling and mixed glass.
Container
 Size
1 Collection
 Day Per Week
2 Days
Per Week
3 Days
 Per Week
60-gallon  $4.32 $8.65 N/A
90-gallon   $5.40 $10.81 $16.22
300-gallon    $9.73 $19.46 $29.20
**Discounted rates apply; rates reflect the addition of the City’s garbage collection services.

Monthly Recycling Rates for City Commercial Non-Garbage Subscribers
The following commercial corrugated cardboard recycling rates are for customers that DO NOT utilize the City’s commercial garbage collection services:
Container Size 1 Collection
 Day Per Week
2 Days
 Per Week
3 Days
 Per Week
4 Days
 Per Week
5 Days
Per  Week 
2-cubic yard    $20.54 $41.09 $61.64 $82.19 $102.74 
3-cubic yard    $27.03 $54.07 $81.11 $108.15 $135.18 
4-cubic yard    $33.52 $67.05 $100.57 $134.10 $167.63 
6-cubic yard     $48.66 $97.33 $146.00 $194.67 $243.33 
8-cubic yard  $63.80  $127.61 $191.42 $255.23 $319.04 


The below rates apply to Single Stream Recycling and mixed glass.
 
Container
 Size
1 Collection
 Day Per Week
2 Days
 Per Week
3 Days
 Per Week
60-gallon  $7.57 $15.14 N/A
90-gallon   $8.65 $17.30 $25.95
300-gallon   $14.05 $28.07 $42.17

All rates apply monthly per container / commodity.

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.


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.

Contaminated Recycle Bins
Additional fees apply if there is contamination in the recycle containers.

  • $10.81 for 60- or 90- gallon containers
  • $21.63 for 300- gallon containers
  • $54.07 for 2 CY, 3 CY, 4 CY, 6 CY, 8 CY

Sign Up Today

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