Special Waste Disposal

Contact Information: 

Sanitation Division
Public Works Department

Open 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays

Special Waste Disposal

This is a reference list only, and businesses listed are not necessarily affiliated with the city. Fees and restrictions may apply. Please call the companies for specific details.

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Special pick up, 303-450-4004

• See Freon appliances for fridges, air conditioners, freezers and water coolers

Asphalt, Concrete

• Allied Recycle, 303-289-3366
• Roll-off rental, 303-450-4004
Free landfill day


• Cars for Charity, 303-470-5511 x8311

Automotive Batteries, Antifreeze, Motor Oil

The city will collect up to two automotive batteries per week on your regular trash pick-up day - just place them next to your trash cart.

The city will collect up to five gallons of used motor oil or antifreeze per week on your regular trash pick-up day. The chemicals must be placed in clear plastic, one-gallon containers with the resident's address clearly marked on the container. Used milk jugs work well for this purpose. Just set the containers next to your trash cart.


• Alkaline (non-rechargeable) : Put in trash
• Other: Metech, 720-377-7700 or City of Northglenn, 303-450-4004

Bricks, Rocks

• Roll-off rental, 303-450-4004
Free landfill day

Building Materials

• Habitat for Humanity, 303-421-1908, or www.habitatoutlet.org


• Best Buy, I-25 & 104th Avenue, 303-252-8677
• Metech, 720-377-7700

Electronics recycling Web page

Construction and Remodeling Debris

Roll-off rental

Dead Animals

• Contact Animal Control at 303.450.8886.

Diesel Fuel

• Mesa Oil, 303.426.4777


• A-1 Organics, 9109 Monaco St., Commerce City, 303.710.9301

Fire Extinguishers

• Empire Fire & Safety, 10475 Irma Drive, 303.451.0975

Freon Appliances (Fridge, AC, Freezers, Water Coolers)

• Complete Recycling, 720.219.9604. Will pick up for a fee.
• Xcel rebate, 1-866.552.8755 (unit must be working)
• ARCA, 303.217.7988, 5750 E. 58th Ave., Commerce City. No charge to drop off.

Household Chemicals

• Veolia, www.hhwdisposal.com/colorado, 303.526.8155, 9131 E. 96th Ave., Henderson. Call for costs and to schedule an appointment.


• Walgreens, 4001 E. 120th Ave., Thornton
Click here for list of items that can and cannot be accepted.

Light Bulbs

• Drop them off at most local hardware stores, including Lowe's in the Northglenn Marketplace.

Live Ammunition

Northglenn Police, 303-450-8897

Packing Materials

• The UPS Store Mission Trace North Shopping Center 3879 E. 120th Ave. - 303.280-9212 Open until 7 p.m.

Propane Tanks

• Return them to any propane service station, including AmeriGas and Blue Rhino.


• Sherwin WIlliams, 11455 Washington St., 303.252.9944. No charge to drop off up to five gallons of paint/varnish/stains during regular business hours. Go to www.paintcare.org for other local businesses that accept old or unused paint for recycling.


• Organics Supply, 303.659.6003

Paper Shredding

• DataSafe of Colorado, 1001 W. 124th Ave., 303.255.6553, www.datasafeofcolorado.com


•Sod may be placed into your trash cart; however, carts can only handle 168 to 335 pounds of waste, depending on the size of the cart. If you need to dispose of more sod than that, please call for a roll-off rental.

Vegetable Oil

• Jerry & Son, 303-429-6423,1321 W. 71st Place, Denver

Yard Waste

See the yard waste disposal page.

Miscellaneous Info

• Tower Road Landfill, 88th Avenue and Tower Road, Commerce City, 303-371-5115
• Front Range Landfill, 1830 Co Rd 5, Erie, 303.828.9400

City of Northglenn
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233