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Allenspark Transfer Station and Recycling Drop-off

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. Scrap metal is accepted free of charge. The County does not provide trash collection services. Contact your local haulers to arrange pickup.

The Nederland and Allenspark Transfer Stations have modified operations in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Please read the updated procedures before visiting the transfer station:
• Please do not visit the transfer station if you feel unwell or have a fever, cough, or shortness of breath.
• Face coverings must be worn while on-site.
• Maintain six-feet of distance between other facility users.
• Customers must stop at the stop sign, exit their vehicle, and complete payment for services at the office window before entering the facility.
• The number of patrons allowed inside the facility at one time will be limited, so please remain at the stop sign until you are waved into the yard.
• Bathrooms are for staff only.
• Textiles and shoes collection at USAgain is temporarily suspended until further notice.
Thank you for your patience and understanding when visiting the facility. Staff will do their best to expedite your visit, but there may be waits while others are in the station.
For more information contact Cody Lillstrom at jlillstrom@bouldercounty.org or 720-564-2757

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 Date
New Year’s Day Friday, January 1
Martin Luther King Monday, January 20
President’s Day Monday, February 17
Memorial Day Monday, May 25
Independence Day Saturday, July 4
Labor Day Monday, September 2
Election Day Tuesday, November 10
Veteran’s Day Wednesday, November 11
Thanksgiving (Observed) Wednesday, November 25
Day After Thanksgiving Friday, November 27
Christmas Eve (Observed) Wednesday, December 23 1/2 Day
Christmas Day Friday, December 25
New Year’s Eve (Observed) Wednesday, December 30 1/2 Day
New Year’s Day Friday, January 1

Location:

14857 State Hwy 7 Allenspark, CO 80510

Phone: 303-747-2107

Recycling Items Accepted

Recycling is collected in separate bins as categorized below.

  • Corrugated cardboard (please flatten)
  • Brown paper bags

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 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 doorsBBQ 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

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

  • 13 gal. kitchen trash bag, $2 fee
  • 30-33 gal. trash bag (most popular size), $4 fee
  • Yard and leaf bag, $6 fee
  • Permit for ten 30-33 gallon bags or twenty 13 gallon bags or any combination, $40 fee

Per cubic yard, $16 fee

  • Furniture (couch, desk, table, etc.), $25 fee
  • Appliances with CFCs: refrigerators, air conditioners, freezers, $60 fee
  • Cars, $25 fee
  • Station wagon, $35 fee
  • Pick-up truck, small, $40 fee
  • Pick-up truck, standard – bed level or van, $50 fee
  • Pick-up truck, standard – halfway up cab, $65 fee
  • Pick- up truck, standard w/ side rails – top of cab, $80 fee

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.

Contact Us

Resource Conservation Division

720-564-2220
Submit a question

Location

Boulder County Recycling Center
1901 63rd St
Boulder, CO 80301
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Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F

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