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Recycling Center

Earth Day Electronics Recycling at Heritage Center.  Please refer to detailed fees, location and how to reserve recycling time.


 1068 Quail St. Recycling Center

The recycling center is open 7 days a week and is closed 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
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Paper
  • Plastic bottles, caps, tubs and lids
  • Aluminum beverage cans
  • Cardboard
Please refer to some  helpful material that explains exactly "What Goes Where" in each specific category listed above.


Where to Recycle Other Materials


Bags containing recyclables and trash, electronic devices, compressed gas and other tanks and hazardous materials are not accepted.

On-site staff provide direction on sorting recyclables, physical assistance when necessary, education on accepted recyclables, and they operate the compactors.


Styrofoam peanuts, rigid blocks, clean cups, plates, meat trays and food containers can be recycled at Alpine Waste & Recycling, located at 645 W. 53rd Place, (303) 744-9881.  Separate white styrofoam from colored styrofoam and take off paper.


Map to Lakewood Recycling Center

Thank you to our Quail Street sponsors: 

      Foothills Credit Union Logo

        Foothills Credit Union for nearby FREE architectural paint recycling.  See "Products We Accept" for accepted materials.

CO Household Medication Take-Back Program

Rooney Road Recycling Center

City of Lakewood Environmental Services helps operate the Rooney Road Recycling Center.  Owned and operated by a coalition of cities and towns in Jefferson County, the facility gives citizens a place to legally and safely recycle many household chemicals and hazardous wastes, electronics and architectural paint. 

Contact Information:

Environmental Services
470 S Allison Pkwy
Lakewood, CO 80226
Direct: 303-987-7190

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