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$50.00 - Individual
$75.00 - Supporter
$100.00 - Family
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$250.00 - Sustainer
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Address:
537 Main Street
P.O. Box 223
Alamosa, Colorado 81101
Phone: (719) 589-1518
E-mail:

info@slvec.org

Where can I recycle my stuff?

 

Alamosa Recycling Center:

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Batteries - WSB Computer Services, Colorado Recycles in Monte Vista, SLV Regional Landfill

 

 

Big items - Still usable furniture, mattresses, call your local thrift store (such as Rainbow's End), most will pick up! Also see Waste Free SLV info below. 

 

Check out this website about recycling/disposing of mattresses

https://www.tuck.com/mattress-disposal/

 

 

Big items - Non re-usable furniture, mattresses - Call your local waste hauler. Alamosa has two big item pickups a year. Waste Management will pick up if called.

 

 

Cell Phones - SLV Regional Landfill, Walmart in Alamosa, also check with your local service provider 

 

Electronics - WSB Computer Services in Alamosa (fee) - 21 Craft Drive. www.wsbcs.net. (719) 589-8940. See their flyer here.

 

 

Lightbulbs - SLV Regional Landfill

 

 

Metals - Colorado Recycling in Monte Vista, or Star Steel in Estrella

 

 

Motor Oil (DIY) - SLV Regional Landfill

 

Paint - Monte Vista Coop, Habitat for Humanity Store in Alamosa

 

Pill Bottles (#2, white) - Walmart pharmacy

 

 

Plastic Baling Twine/Hay Strings - Big R in Alamosa, Monte Vista Coop in Monte Vista, SLV Region Landfill

 

Plastic Shopping Bags or Plastic Film (clean) - Walmart, Safeway, City Market in Alamosa; check your local grocery store.

 

Tires - Ace in Your Pocket (fee) in  Alamosa.

 

Local Recycler information:

 

 

Alamosa Recycling Center (Drop off center: City of Alamosa)

1130 Old Airport Rd., Alamosa

Keith Price, Recycling Coordinator (719) 937-8358

Pat Steenburg, Public Works Director, (719) 589-6631

 

Colorado Recycling (Drop off and pick up)

1567 U.S. Hwy 160 E, Monte Vista, CO 81144

(719) 852-6131

Louis Gallegos

Britney Gallegos, (719) 580-0507 (cell)

Recycles: All metals, batteries, vehicles, telecommunications wires

Ship to Capital Scrap Metals in Santa Fe

 

 

Muley’s MDS Trash Service (Curbside pickup: Mineral & Rio Grande Counties)

P.O. Box 368, Creede, CO 81130

(719) 658-3060

John & Melissa Graham

http://www.mdswasteandrecycle.com/

 

San Luis Valley Regional Landfill (Drop off). See their flyer here.

P.O. Box 861

1600 CR 44

Monte Vista, CO 81144

(719) 852-3810

Landfill Manager: Jim Clare

 

 

Star Steel & Supply (Drop off and pick up)

(719) 589-5385

All metals: ferrous & non-ferrous (nonmagnetic). Will pay $60/ton for steel and scrap metal.

 

Waste free SLV (Fee. Drop off at Saguache Landfill; Pick up available in Crestone, Baca, Saguache, South Fork, Del Norte)

P.O. Box 886, South Fork, CO 81154

(719) 588-2703 (Bill Burch)

(719) 588-2447 (Tina Miani)

Cardboard, metals, glass, couches, mattresses, plastics #1 #2, fibers, bubble wrap, shrink wrap, chickboard, paper milk cartons.

 

 

WSB eRecyclers (Drop off, fee). 

21 Craft Drive, Alamosa

(719) 589-8940

Jenine Manesiotis (VP)

Electronics, batteries. See flyer here.

Adams State University Facilities (Drop off for ASU Students & Staff)

Rodney Martinez

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www.adams.edu/sustainability (EARTH website)

Recycling goes to Alamosa Recycling Center

Ace in Your Pocket (Drop off - fee)

Stacy Peters

(719) 587-0191

Tires

Habitat For Humanity 

Aluminum cans (Drop off sites throughout Alamosa),

Re-usable items - see Habitat for Humanity ReStore

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 

 

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For more information, please call or email Kristina at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or (719) 588-5127.