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537 Main Street
P.O. Box 223
Alamosa, Colorado 81101
Phone: (719) 589-1518

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



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. (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


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

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (EARTH website)

Recycling goes to Alamosa Recycling Center


Ace in Your Pocket (Drop off - fee)

Stacy Peters

(719) 587-0191



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 




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.