Residential & Commercial Services
The City of Durango provides residential and commercial garbage collection and recycling services within the city limits. The City strives to provide residential and commercial customers with high-quality and cost-effective service.
Trash containers must be in the alley or curbside (if no alley is available) for pickup on your scheduled garbage pickup day by:
- Commercial - 6:00 am
- Residential - 8:00 am
Garbage & Recycling Collection Schedule for 2019 Holidays
|City Holiday||Day, Date||Collection Date|
|Martin Luther King Jr Day||Monday, January 21||Monday, January 21|
|President's Day||Monday, February 18||Monday, February 18|
|Memorial Day||Monday, May 27||Monday, May 27|
|Independence Day||Thursday, July 4||Thursday, July 4|
|Labor Day||Monday, September 2||Monday, September 2|
|Veterans Day (observed)||Monday, November 11||Monday, November 11|
|Thanksgiving Day||Thursday, November 28||Friday, November 29|
Thursday, December 5*
|Day after Thanksgiving||Friday, November 29||Friday, November 29|
|Christmas Eve||Tuesday, December 24||Tuesday, December 24|
|Christmas Day||Wednesday, December 25||Thursday, December 26|
|New Year's Day||Wednesday, January 1, 2020||Thursday, January 2|
Wednesday, January 8**
* Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 28) commercial trash and recycling, residential curbside trash will be collected the day after Thanksgiving (Friday, November 29). Thanksgiving Day residential recycling will be collected the week after Thanksgiving on Thursday, December 5.
**New Year's Day (Wednesday, January 1) commercial trash and recycling, residential curbside trash will be collected the day after New Year's Day (Thursday, January 2.) New Year's Day residential curbside recycling will be collected the week after New Year's Day on Wednesday, January 8.
This schedule is subject to change. Please check the Holiday Press Release located on the main page for the most up-to-date information.
Durango Transfer Station
The Durango Transfer Station is operated by WCA / Transit Waste. To contact the transfer station, please call (970) 259-2915. The transfer station is open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday, and from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday.