Looking for information on organized waste hauling in Arvada? Visit the webpage at arvada.org/waste-hauling.
Arvada residents frequently request information regarding recycling. While the recycling industry changes rapidly and information goes out of date quickly, the following resources may provide you with a broader picture of recycling in Colorado and across the nation.
- Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries: national economic impact of recycling
- Recycling and climate change
- Institute for Local Self Reliance: impacts of composting
- United States Environmental Protection Agency: recycling factoids
- United States Environmental Protection Agency: calculate individual impact
Recycling by Materials
- What happens to plastic, paper, cans, glass bottles and cartons from pick up to life as a new product.
- Glass recycling in Denver
Take a journey with recyclables from pick up to process in three cities across the nation
Arvada Recycling Resources
Colorado Recycling Information
- Colorado's 2019 Recycling Policy
- Zero Waste Colorado
- KUNC Article: Colorado Cities and Recycling Costs
- Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment: recycling totals
- Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment: solid waste data and reports
City Manager's Office, 720-898-7500.