Recycling yard waste in Colorado

Below is a list of companies by state region that accepts yard waste and landscape debris. For definitions of terms used in this list, see the bottom of the page.

Central

Recycling Centers

A-1 Organics Mountain States
2300 Radcliff Ave, Sheridan, CO 80110
A-1 Organics Eaton
16350 WCR 76, Eaton, CO 80615


Tree limbs, stumps, trunks, logs, clean wood (unpainted, untreated), brush, grass, leaves, sod and clean soil.  Also takes clean ground chipped wood (mulch), sawdust, clean wooden pallets & crates, engineered wood (OSB, plywood, hardboard, particleboard), and drywall (new gypsum board only and must be manufactured in the USA, unpainted, with no plastic, concrete or fiber mesh)

Aesthetic Alternative Recycling, LLC
2450 S Syracuse Way, Denver, CO 80231
303-756-8660 
Grass, leaves, mulch, wood chips, plants, tree debris and branches

All Recycle North
5350 Washington St, Denver, CO 80216
303-293-3333
All yard waste

Allied Recycled Aggregates
7901 US-85, Commerce City, CO 80022
303-289-3366 
Concrete and asphalt

Alpine Waste & Recycling
7373 Washington St., Denver, CO 80229
303-744-9881
Composting, recycling, waste collection

Colorado Landscape Materials & Recycling
6300 W. 49th Drive, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
303-456-9944 
All yard waste

Garden Center of Colorado
Multiple locations
303-850-7589 
Plastic garden pots

Jensen Sales Co.
8980 S Santa Fe Dr, Littleton, CO 80125
303-791-4250 
Tree branches up to 10" diameter

Mendoza Used Brick and Demolition Services
701 W 64th Ave, Denver, CO 80221
303-427-1201 
Brick and stone

Oxford Recycling, Inc.
2400 W. Oxford Ave., Englewood, CO 80110
303-762-1160 
concrete, asphalt, tree branches, and untreated lumber
 

Recycled Materials Co, Inc.
Multiple locations
303-431-3701 
Concrete and asphalt 

Removal Services

Anything Goes
2900 Broadway St # 115, Denver, CO 80216
303-947-7100 
asphalt, brick, cinder blocks, compost piles, concrete, gravel, lawn furniture, mulch, tree limbs

John Egart's Tree Service
Denver, CO 
303-819-3089
trees and stumps

Rubbish Works of Denver
600 17th St #2800Denver, CO 80202
800-501-9324
sod, leaves, plants, flower pots, mulch, sand, rock, trees 

North

Recycling Centers

Center for Resource Conservation
6400 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder, CO 80303
303-419-5418 
PVC pipe 4' or longer

Garden Center of Colorado
Multiple locations
303-850-7589 
Plastic garden pots

Greeley Organic Waste Center
1130 E 8th St Greeley, Colorado 80631
970-350-9833 
Grass, leaves, plants, untreated wood, tree debris and branches

Hageman Earth Cycle, Inc.
3501 East Prospect Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-221-7173 
Grass, leaves, sod, cedar shingles, rocks and gravel, tree branches, up to 32" diameter and less than 5' in length; logs, up to 48" diameter

Longmont Waste Diversion Center
140 Martin St., Longmont, CO 80501
303-776-6050 
grass clippings, leaves, and tree branches

Loveland Recycling Center
400 N. Wilson Avenue, Loveland, CO 80537
970-962-2529 
grass clippings, leaves, untreated wood, pallets, and tree branches

Select Materials
17269 County Rd. 12, Fort Lupton, CO 80621
303-857-4688
grass clippings, tree limbs, yard waste

Waste-Not Recycling
1065 Poplar St., Johnstown, CO 80534
970-669-9912 
All yard waste

Western Disposal Services
5880 Butte Mill Road, Boulder, CO 80301
303-444-2037 
Grass, leaves, plants, sawdust

South

Recycling Centers

Rocky Mountain Materials Co, Inc.
South location: 8965 South Highway, 84/65, Colorado Springs, CO 80906; East location: 2725 Capital Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80915
719-473-3100
Asphalt

Rocky Top Resources
1755 E Las Vegas St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
719-579-9103 
Grass, leaves, plants, mulch, topsoil, tree debris, Christmas trees, untreated wood

East

Recycling Centers

Alpine Waste & Recycling
8201 Schumaker Rd, Bennet, CO 80102
303-963-925 
All yard waste; tree branches up to 12" in diameter; trees and stumps up to 3' in diameter

West

Recycling Centers

Gilpin County
Mile Marker 15, Hwy 119, Black Hawk, CO
303-582-5004 
Tree branches and logs up to 6" in diameter; will also accept hot logs

Mesa County Landfill
3071 U.S. Highway 50, Grand Junction, CO 81503
970-241-6846 
Grass clippings, leaves, manure, straw, tree branches up to 6' in length and 3" in diameter, contaminated soils, hazardous waste

S&S Recycling
1915 N. Townsend Ave., Montrose, CO 81401
970-249-8171
Plants, leaves, grass clippings, tree debris, tree branches up to 6" in diameter

Summit County Waste Facility
639 CR 66 (Landfill Rd.), Dillon, CO 80435
970-468-9263 
untreated wood waste

Definitions:

Tree debris: small branches, leaves, sticks, etc. 
All yard waste: no restrictions; includes concrete and asphalt
Hazardous: paint, cleaning supplies, some treated products 
Hot logs: infested with live beetles  
Treated: treated wood includes paint, varnish, etc. 
Tree branches: if restrictions not specified, then there is no size limit 
Wood: includes lumber, branches, bush branches, etc.