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Durango Recycling Center

Durango Recycle Center

Durango Recycle Center

710 Tech Center Drive

Hours of Operation

The Recycle Center will be closed Monday, September 17th through Sunday, September 22nd for scheduled maintenance repair work.

During this time, recycle materials will not be accepted at the public drop-off area. The 24-hour glass drop-off chute will remain open for residential customers. Please do not leave material outside of the Recycle Center.

The Recycle Center will resume its normal operational schedule on Monday, September 24.

All trash and recycling collection will take place as scheduled. To receive service alerts and collection reminders, sign up here.

Regular hours are Monday through Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Click here for information on City of Durango Holiday Garbage and Collection Schedules and sign up for collection reminders at DurangoRecycles.com.

Recycle Center Drop-off

  • 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 free of charge with a current City of Durango residential utility bill
    • Non-residents can bring single stream to the Recycle Center for $3 per 60 gallons of material during regular opening hours.
  • Glass
    • Mixed glass is accepted for free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. No proof of residency required.
  • Electronics
    • Small quantities of electronics are accepted on Saturdays 9 am - 5 pm
    • Rates vary by appliance.
  • Batteries
    • Household dry-cell batteries (e.g. AAA, AA, C, D, and 9-volt) area accepted during regular opening hours for $2 per pound (one pound minimum.)
  • Commercial
    • Single Stream: $3 per cubic yard 
      • Monday through Friday 9 am - 2 pm
    • Cardboard: $3 per cubic yard 
      • Monday through Friday 9 am - 2 pm
      • Saturday 2:30 to 4:30 pm by appointment only. Please call (970) 375-5004 to set up an appointment
    • Electronics: Rates vary by appliance
      • Friday by appointment only. Please call (970) 375-5004 to set up an appointment.

Schedule a Tour
To schedule a tour of the Durango Recycling Center please call (970) 375-4834 or contact us by email.