Allenspark Transfer Station & Recycling Drop-off 

Allenspark Transfer Station and Recycling Drop-off

New hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday.
CLOSED - Tuesday and Thursday

Now ACCEPTING Scrap Metal

Allenspark Transfer Station is a staffed facility accepting bagged and loose garbage from households and small businesses for a fee. Recycling is free of charge.

The County does not provide trash collection services. Contact local haulers listed in the yellow pages of your phone directory to arrange pickup.

Electronic & Computer Waste

New Law Prohibits Landfill Disposal of Electronics in Colorado. The “Electronic Recycling Jobs Act,” (SB12-133) prohibits the disposal of waste electronic devices (e-waste) in Colorado as of July 1, 2013.See more.

Hours

Hours - Allenspark Transfer Station
  New hours .
Please note: the facility is CLOSED on County holidays.
Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Monday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Thursday CLOSED
Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 
Saturday 10 a.m..-4 p.m.

Holiday Closures

The Allenspark Transfer Station and Recycling Center will be closed on the following holidays:

  • January 19, 2015, Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • February 16, 2015, Presidents' Day
  • May 25, 2015, Memorial Day
  • July 3, 2015, this facility OPEN 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • July 4, 2015, Independence Day 
  • September 7, Labor Day
  • November 11, Veterans' Day
  • November 26, Thanksgiving (closed every Thursday)
  • November 27, day after Thanksgiving
  • December 24, Christmas Eve (closed every Thursday)
  • December 25, Christmas 
  • December 31, New Year's Eve (closed every Thursday)
  • January 1, 2016, New Year's Day

Recycling Items Accepted

Recycling is collected in separate bins as categorized below.

Corrugated cardboard and brown paper bag bin includes:

  • Corrugated cardboard (please flatten)
  • Brown paper bags

Single-Stream recycling bin includes:

Containers
  • Aluminum cans and clean foil
  • Steel and tin cans
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Plastic bottles, tubs, jugs and screw-top jars
  • Paper milk, soy cartons, drink boxes
Mixed paper
  • Newspaper
  • Magazines and catalogs
  • Office paper and opened mail
  • Paperboard
  • Phone books

Scrap metal bin includes items such as:

Scrap metal is accepted free of charge. No salvaging.

  • Appliances WITHOUT Freon®
  • Dishwashers
  • Microwaves
  • Hot water heaters
  • Metal window frames (no glass)
  • Lawnmowers (drained of all fluids)
  • Metal lawn chairs
  • Storm doors
  • BBQ grills (No tanks)
  • Wheel rims
  • Metal pipes
  • Other items 50% metal or more approved by attendant
Items NOT acceptable for scrap metal recycling
  • Refrigerators
  • Air conditioners
  • Freezers (these items are accepted for a fee)
  • Hazardous wastes such as oil, gasoline, pressurized containers, car batteries, household batteries
  • Tires
  • Computers or other electronic equipment

Textiles

Boulder County contracts with USAgain for placement of a textile drop-off box at this location. USAgain accepts items for reuse/recycling such as:

  • clothes
  • footwear
  • children’s clothing
  • accessories
  • linens

Trash Disposal Fees

  • $2 - Bag - 13 gal. kitchen trash bag
  • $4 - Bag - 30-33 gal. trash bag (most popular size)
  • $6 - Bag - yard and leaf bag
  • $16 - Loose trash, per cubic yard
  • $25 - Large items such as: couch, desk, dishwasher, dryer, mattress, stove, washer
  • $60 - Appliances with CFCs, such as: refrigerators, air conditioners, freezers
  • $40 - Permit, good for ten 30-33 gallon bags or twenty 13 gallon bags or any combination
  • $25 - Automobiles (sedan)
  • $35 - Station Wagon
  • $40 - Pick-up Truck, small
  • $50 - Pick-up Truck, standard - bed level or van
  • $65 - Pick-up Truck, standard - halfway up cab
  • $80 - Pick-up Truck, standard w/side rails - top of cab

NOTE: Our facility does not accept construction and demolition (C&D) material from businesses or contractors.

Slash

Slash is not accepted at this site. See Community Forestry Sort Yards for other options.


Contacts

Allenspark Transfer Station

303-747-2107
Email
www.bouldercountyrecycles.org

Allenspark

14875 Highway 7
Map & Directions

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