Nederland Transfer Station and 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.


Sunday8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Monday8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tuesday8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Thursday8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Friday8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday8 a.m.-4 p.m.


286 Ridge Road Nederland, CO 80466

Phone: 303-258-7878

Holiday Closures

New Year’s DayTuesday, January 1, 2019
Martin Luther KingMonday, January 21, 2019
President’s DayMonday, February 18, 2019
Memorial DayMonday, May 27, 2019
Independence DayThursday, July 4, 2019
Labor DayMonday, September 2, 2019
Veteran’s DayMonday, November 11, 2019
ThanksgivingThursday, November 28, 2019
Day After ThanksgivingFriday, November 29, 2019
Christmas EveTuesday, December 24, 20191/2 Day
Christmas DayWednesday, December 25, 2019
Day After ChristmasThursday, December 26, 2019
New Year’s EveTuesday, December 31, 20191/2 Day
New Year’s DayWednesday, January 1, 2020
Day After New YearsThursday, January 2, 2020

Composting Service Guidelines & Fees

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


fruits & vegetablescompostable plates, cups, utensilspaper towels & napkinsyard, lawn & garden trimmings
coffee grounds & filters, tea bagsgreasy pizza boxesleaves, hay, straw & sawdust
meat & fishshredded paper
pasta & rice
breads & grains
dairy products - milk, cheese, eggs
shells & bones


Bag SizeFee
1-4 gallon bag$1
5-13 gallon bag (standard kitchen size)$2
14-33 gallon bag (paper lawn bags)$5
34+ (toter/commercial/event size)$7

Recycling Items Accepted

Recycling is collected in separate bins as categorized below.

CORRUGATED CARDBOARD BIN: SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING BIN: SCRAP METAL BIN: 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:


Corrugated cardboard (please flatten)
Brown paper bags


Aluminum cans and clean foilNewspaper
Steel and tin cansMagazines and catalogs
Empty aerosol cansOffice paper and opened mail
Glass bottles and jarsPaperboard
Plastic bottles, tubs, jugs and screw- top jarsPhone books
Paper milk, soy cartons, drink boxes

SCRAP METAL BIN: Scrap metal is accepted free of charge. No salvaging.

ACCEPTEDNOT ACCEPTED for scrap metal recycling:
Appliances WITHOUT Freon®Refrigerators
DishwashersAir conditioners
MicrowavesFreezers (these items are accepted for a fee)
Hot water heatersHazardous wastes such as oil, gasoline, pressurized containers, car batteries, household batteries
Metal window frames (no glass)Tires
Lawnmowers (drained of all fluids)Computers or other electronic equipment
Metal lawn chairs
Storm doors
BBQ grills (No tanks)
Wheel rims
Metal pipes
Other items 50% metal or more approved by attendant

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:

children’s clothing

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 is not accepted at this site. See Community Forestry Sort Yards

Contact Us

Resource Conservation Division

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

Mailing Address

1901 63rd St.
Boulder, CO 80301