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Trash and Recycling

Recycle/Trash Haulers Licensed in Arvada

The City of Arvada does not provide trash or recycling services to Arvada residents. Residents have many options for recycling and disposing of household trash.

Download the PDF of Licensed Recycling/Trash Haulers

Local Recycle Partner SustainAbility

SustainAbility has reopened; however, please note the changes in procedures

1) Drop off is BY APPT. ONLY online or call 303-425-9226 (please leave a call back # as the phones are very busy right now).

2) All single stream recycling MUST BE PRE-SORTED.

3) All common recycling and hard to recycle items must be unloaded by the resident (staff is no longer allowed to assist due to covid, but can offer verbal guidance). SustainAbility staff is able to help unload paint and large electronic items.

4) Masks must be worn and social distancing must be practiced

5) Cash is preferred for the entry and compost fees ($2 - $4), although all payments are accepted. Credit cards and checks are gladly accepted for electronics and paint payments.

6) Some of the hard-to-recycle items are NOT being accepted at this time, but will be added in later.

7) Compost--kitchen scraps, non-recyclable paper products and small plants are now being accepted. Compost drop off is self-service and on the honor system. You drop off your compost and leave the $2 in a money box next to the compost bin. You do NOT need to pay the entrance fee if bringing only compost, the fee is just $2 total.

Recycling Guide

Visit our Recycling Guide for information on where to recycle common household and hard to recycle items in the Metro area. Remember, the recycling industry changes rapidly. Please contact the companies listed to verify current information.

 Recycling Guide



Local Landfill

The landfill nearest Arvada is Republic Services Landfill located at 8900 CO-93, Golden, CO 80403. For hours and pricing information, contact them at 303-371-5115.