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 listed in the yellow pages of your phone directory to arrange pickup.

Composting Service

Guidelines & Fees

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

  Printable Compost Guidelines 

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

    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 & Holiday Closures

    Hours - Nederland Transfer Station    Holiday CLOSURES
    Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    • January 19, 2015 - Martin Luther King, Jr. 
    • February 16, 2015 - Presidents' Day
    • May  25, 2015 - Memorial Day
    • July 3, 2015 - this facility OPEN 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    • July 4, 2015 - Independence Day 
    • September 7 - Labor Day
    • November 11 - Veterans' Day (closed every Wednesday)
    • November 26 -  Thanksgiving
    • November 27 -  day after Thanksgiving
    • December 24 - Open 8 a.m.-noon, Christmas Eve
    • December 25 - Christmas
    • December 31 - Open 8 a.m.-noon, New Year's Eve
    • January 1, 2016 - New Year's Day
    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.

    Recycling Items Accepted

    Recycling is collected in separate bins as categorized below.

    CORRUGATED CARDBOARD & 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.
      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
    Hours Vary

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