Durango Recycle Center

The Durango Recycle Center is currently open Tuesdays through Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for single stream and battery drop-off. The following restrictions apply: 

  • A maximum of two cars will be allowed in the drop off area at one time.  
  • To ensure proper social distancing between customers and employees, only one person will be allowed out of the vehicle to dispose of recycle material.

The Durango Recycle Center accepts electronic waste and residential quantities of fluorescent bulbs on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Up to six large items will be accepted per vehicle.

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Recycling Options

The City of Durango provides regular recycling services for the following materials

Paint can be recycled at participating PaintCare retailers.

Household hazardous waste can be recycled during annual collection events.

Use the "What Goes Where" Wizard tool above to search additional recycling options at retail locations and special collection events.

Why Recycle?

Recycling saves money, energy, space, and natural resources. It’s economical, ecological, easy, and effective.