Lakewood Recycling Centers:
1068 Quail St. Recycling Center
The recycling center is open 7 days a week with the exception of the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas. Individuals and businesses are welcome to recycle accepted materials at no cost during the following hours:
- Winter: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., October through April
- Summer: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., May through September
Containers are available to sort recyclables into the following categories:
- Scrap metal (large bin)
- Glass bottles and jars (large bin)
- Paper (large bin)
- Plastic bottles, caps, tubs and lids (large bin)
- Aluminum cans (small plastic bins)
- Cardboard (cardboard shed)
Please see a complete list of accepted and non-acceptable items.
List of hard
to recycle materials and recyclers
Containers are still available for unsorted recyclables and for users who prefer not to sort their recyclables.
As always, bags containing recyclables, trash, electronic devices and hazardous materials are not accepted.
City of Lakewood employees staff the center seven days a week, excluding major holidays. The staff provide direction on sorting recyclables, physical assistance when necessary, education on accepted recyclables and operate the solar-powered compactors.
The recycling center was remodeled to provide more convenient access to the site, allow part-time site attendants to assist site users and provide additional recycling services to users in the future.
For more information, please call 303-987-7974 for a recorded message on times, accepted materials and other information; or call 303-987-7190 for other questions.
Map to Lakewood Recycling Center