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Garbage Collection & Recycling
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The City of Durango collects residential and commercial garbage and recycling within the City limits. The City is committed to reducing waste, increasing efficiency, and providing high quality trash and recycling services.

Garbage and recycling containers must be in the alley or at the curbside by 8:00 am for residential collection.

Emergency Ordinance
City Council has passed an emergency ordinance for wildlife/trash conflicts stating residents will be subject to a $100 fine for a first violation and a $200 fine for any subsequent violation. NO WARNINGS GIVEN. This emergency ordinance will last for 60 days until March 16, 2018. View the full ordinance here.


Contact Us
For additional information on garbage and recycling collection, for service requests, or to replace or repair a garbage or recycling container, please call Garbage Collection and Recycling Services at (970) 375-5004.

For information on the City’s Sustainability Program, check out the Sustainability webpage.

Contact Info
Garbage Collection & Recycling Services
Durango Recycling Center
710 Tech Center Dr. 
Durango, CO 81303
Ph: (970) 375-5004