Nederland Transfer Station & Recycling Drop-off 

Nederland Transfer Station and Recycling Drop-off

Nederland 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 to arrange pickup.

Hours

Hours - Nederland Transfer Station

Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Monday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
 Tuesday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
 Wednesday Closed
 Thursday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
 Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
 Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Composting Service Guidelines & Fees

All organic material dropped off as compost must be delivered in a compostable bag. Printable Compost Guidelines

COMPOSTABLE ITEMS   COMPOST FEES
FOOD SCRAPS
  • fruits & vegetables
  • coffee grounds & filters, tea bags
  • meat & fish
  • pasta & rice
  • breads & grains
  • dairy products - milk, cheese, eggs
  • shells & bones

COMPOSTABLE FOOD SERVICE ITEMS

  • compostable plates, cups, utensils

FOOD-SOILED PAPER

  • paper towels & napkins
  • greasy pizza boxes
  • shredded paper

YARD WASTE

  • yard, lawn & garden trimmings
  • leaves, hay, straw & sawdust
   FEES determined by bag size:
  • $1 | 1-4 gallon bag
  • $2 | 5-13 gallon bag (standard kitchen size)
  • $5 | 14-33 gallon bag (paper lawn bags)
  • $7 | 34+ (toter/commercial/event size)

2016 Holiday Closures

  • January 18, Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 15, Presidents' Day
  • May  30, Memorial Day
  • July 4,  Independence Day 
  • September 5,  Labor Day
  • November 8, Election Day
  • November 11, Veterans' Day
  • November 24, Thanksgiving Day
  • November 25, Day after Thanksgiving
  • December 25, Christmas
  • December 26, Christmas Day (observed)
  • January 2, New Year's Day (observed)

Recycling Items Accepted

Recycling is collected in separate bins as categorized below.

CORRUGATED CARDBOARD BIN:
  • Corrugated cardboard (please flatten)
  • Brown paper bags
 
 SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING BIN:
        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:
     Scrap metal is accepted free of charge. No salvaging.
      ACCEPTED
    • 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

      NOT ACCEPTED 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


    Contacts

    Nederland Transfer Station

    303-258-7878
    Email
    www.bouldercountyrecycles.org

    Nederland

    286 Ridge Rd.
    Map & Directions
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