Businesses listed are not necessarily affiliated with the city. Fees and restrictions may apply. Please call the companies for specific details.Download the Alternative Waste Disposal Guide
Special pick up
See Freon appliances for fridges, air conditioners, freezers and water coolers
- Cars for Charity, 303-470-5511 x8311
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
Contact Animal Control at 303.450.8886.
Empire Fire & Safety, 10475 Irma Drive, 303-451-0975
- 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.
Kaiser Permanente, 11245 Huron St.
Walgreens, 4001 E. 120th Ave., Thornton
Drop them off at most local hardware stores.
UPS Store, Mission Trace Shopping Center, 120th Ave. and Colorado Blvd., Thornton, 303-457-4877
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
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
Jerry & Son, 303-429-6423,1321 W. 71st Place, Denver
- Tower Road Landfill, 88th Avenue and Tower Road, 303-371-5115
- Curbside Household Chemical Recycling, 1-800-449-7587 or www.curbsideinc.com.