Recycling Options

Trash Recycling

Denver Arapahoe Disposal Site (DADS)

3500 South Gun Club Rd., Aurora 80018
Denver Arapahoe Disposal Site

Residential recycling:

  • Paper
  • Plastic #1-7
  • Aluminum
  • Glass


  • Electronic waste
  • Scrap metal
  • Tires
  • Wood
  • Yard waste

Sedalia Landfill

5970 US-85, Sedalia, CO 80135
Sedalia Landfill Website

Has a small self-service recycle center that accepts:

  • Aluminum
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Cardboard boxes (corrugated)
  • Freon recovery on refrigerators, freezers and AC units for $46 per unit.
  • There is a charge per load, $62 minimum.

If you are bring regular recyclables like clean paper, cardboard, plastic , and glass that is free. If you are wanting to dispose of anything on my acceptable items list (see attached) that is $74/ton with a $74 minimum . 

Freon recovery is $50 per unit.

Front Range Recycling Services

Front Range Recycling Services Website

Specialize in appliance recycling and take the hassle out of removing old, unwanted, and broken commercial and residential appliances and other types of scrap metal.

$35 trip fee

Community Recycling Center

701 Prairie Hawk Drive, Castle Rock, CO
Community Recycling Center Website

A volunteer organization that provides free recycling to the residents of the Town of Castle Rock and its surrounding communities.

Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to Noon

Chemical Roundups

Tri-County Health Department

Tri-County Health Department Website

  • Aug. 10, 2019 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Highlands Ranch - Shea Stadium - 3270 Redstone Park Cir
  • Sept. 21, 2019 - Castle Rock - Castle Rock Water - 175 Kellogg Court
  • For more information call Ellen at Tri-County Health, 720.200.1592

Other Community Recycling Events

Douglas County Community Recycling Event

Event Website

  • 11901 Newlin Gulch Road, Parker, CO 80134
  • Saturday, Sept. 21  - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • This is a drive through event. Volunteers will unload your vehicle.
  • Three file boxes or kitchen sized trash bags per person for paper shredding. All documents will be shredded onsite.
  • All household electronics that plug into a wall, including TV’s. 
  • There is no charge associated with electronic recycling (includes TV’s).

Yard Waste Recycling

Douglas County Slash/Mulch Program

Location: 1400 Caprice Drive, Castle Rock
Douglas County Slash/Mulch Program Website

Scheduled to be open in 2019 in April.

The site is open on Saturdays only from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Acceptable items include tree branches and shrubbery with a maximum length of 6 feet and a maximum diameter of 12 inches. All loads must be covered when they arrive at the site. Site is for Douglas County residents only.

Unacceptable items include:

  • Appliances
  • Dirt
  • Grass
  • Household trash
  • Loose pine needles
  • Lumber
  • Railroad ties
  • Roots
  • Stumps
  • Weeds

Electronics Recycling

Best Buy

11267 S. Pikes Peak Dr, 80138
Best Buy Website

Items Recycled:

  • TV and Video
  • Computers and Tablets
  • Cell phones and Radios
  • Appliances
  • Ink and Toner
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Audio equipment
  • Music and Movies
  • Video Games and Gadgets
  • Cameras and Camcorders
  • Car Audio, Video and GPS

Additional Recycling Resources (Courtesy of Tri-County Health)