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Recycling Center

Coming Oct. 14: Lakewood clean up day

1068 Quail St. Recycling Center

Open seven days a week to individuals and businesses at no cost (donations welcome).
  • 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., October through April
  • 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., May through September


  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas


Detailed description of what to put in sorting containers.


Sorting Containers:

  • Scrap metal
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Paper
  • Plastic bottles, caps, tubs and lids
  • Aluminum beverage cans
  • Cardboard


Not accepted:


  • Trash
  • Electronics
  • Compressed gas
  • Other tanks
  • Hazardous materials
  • Styrofoam (Recycle at Alpine Waste & Recycling 303-744-9881)

Details for recycling materials not accepted at Quail Street.


On-site staff for:


  • Sorting questions
  • Some physical assistance
  • Operate compactors


 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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