Where can I recycle _________? (under construction)
Alamosa Recycling Center:
Electronics, Batteries - WSB Computer Services in Alamosa (fee) - 21 Craft Drive. www.wsbcs.net. (729) 589-8940
Plastic shopping bags - Walmart, Safeway, City Market in Alamosa, or Chaffee Co. Landfill, on Hwy 285 btwn Poncha Springs and Nathrup.
Plastic baling twine/hay strings - Big R in Alamosa, or Monte Vista Coop in Monte Vista.
Paint - Monte Vista Coop, Habitat for Humanity Store in Alamosa
Motor Oil -
Curbside recycling services - MDS Muley's out of Del Norte, and Rossi's Trash Service in Conejos Co.
Tires - Ace in Your Pocket (fee), Chico St. Alamosa.
Big items - couches, chairs, mattresses, stuff I can't recycle but is still usable - call your local thrift store, most will pick up! Also see Waste Free SLV info below.
Big items - couches, mattresses, chairs that can't be re-used - Call your local waste hauler. Alamosa has two big item pickups a year. WM will pick up if called, etc. More info to come.
Alamosa Recycling Center (Drop off center: City of Alamosa)
1130 Old Airport Rd., Alamosa
Contact: Keith Price, Recycling Coordinator (719) 937-8358
John & Melissa Graham
P.O. Box 368, Creede, CO 81130
Bill Burch & Tina Miani (Pick up: Crestone, Baca, Saguache, South Fork, Del Norte)
Waste Free SLV
0052 Buck St. #2
P.O. Box 886
South Fork, CO 81154
(719) 588-2703 (Bill)
(719) 588-2447 (Tina)
Cardboard, metals, glass, couches, mattresses, plastics, (1-7), fibers, bubble wrap, shrink wrap, chickboard, paper milk cartons
Star Steel & Supply (Drop off and pick up)
All metals: ferrous & non-ferrous (nonmagnetic). Will pay $60/ton for steel and scrap metal.
Plastic baling twine project
Drop offs at Big R, Monte Vista Co-op
Mary: ASU Community Partnerships (Executive Director)
208 Edgemont Blvd., Alamosa
Plastic baling twine, printer cartridges, bottle tops
Colorado Recycling (Drop off and pick up)
1567 U.S. Hwy 160 E
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Britney: (719) 580-0507 (cell)
All metals, batteries, vehicles, telecommunications wires
Ship to Capital Scrap Metals in Santa Fe
WSB eRecyclers (Drop off, fee)
Jenine Manesiotis (VP)
21 Craft Drive, Alamosa
Metals to CO Recycles
Rest to Blue Star Recycling in Pueblo
Adams State University Facilities (Drop off for ASU)
www.adams.edu/sustainability (EARTH website)
Recycling goes to Alamosa Recycling Center
Ace in Your Pocket (drop off - fee)
2515 Chico St., Alamosa
City Market, Walmart, Safeway (Drop off in Alamosa). Check your area.
Plastic grocery bags
Walmart pharmacy: white stock pill bottles
Habitat For Humanity (Drop off sites throughout Alamosa)
Aluminum cans, re-usable items
Great Sand Dunes National Park (Drop off bins in amphitheater, campgrounds)
#1-7 plastic, aluminum cans, glass, steel cans, propane bottles
Picked up by Upper Arkansas Valley Recyclers in Salida
Recycle 20,000 lbs/yr