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*Please contact each recycle location individually for prices and drop-off hours.

2017 A-Z Recycle Guidelines (PDF)

Antifreeze

NAPA Auto Parts
2550 Lincoln Ave.
(970) 879-0909
$3.35/gal.

Appliances without freon

Axis Steel
802 E. 2nd Pl., Craig, CO
(970) 824-3256
FREE
*Customers will receive market value for items if dropped off in Craig. Pick-up option available. 


D & D Enterprises
40025 Baker Way
(970) 870-1767

*Call for pricing.

Intermountain Appliances
395 School St., Craig, CO
(970) 824-6945

FREE

JDW Inc.
693 Evans St.
(970) 879-064
*$60/unit

Miller Family Appliance
211 W. 4th St., Craig, CO
(970) 824-9380
FREE

Twin Enviro (no refrigerators)
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
$15/unit

Waste Management (No fridges or freezers even with freon removed.)
2701 Downhill Dr.
(970) 849-2400
*Call for pricing.

Appliances with freon - Freon removal AND recycling

D & D Enterprises
40025 Baker Way
(970) 870-1767
*$40 for refrigerators

Intermountain Appliances
395 School St., Craig, CO
(970) 824-6945
*If purchased from Intermountain Appliances, no charge for freon removal. If not purchased, $45/unit.

JDW Inc.
693 Evans St.
(970) 879-064
*$60/unit

Miller Family Appliance
211 W. 4th St., Craig, CO
(970) 824-9380
$70/unit with freon

Sears
1755 Central Park Dr.
(970) 879-4604
$95 to pick-up and remove freon/$85 to drop off at store

Appliances with freon – Freon removal ONLY

ABA Refrigeration
Call (970) 879-5514 to schedule an appointment.

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Batteries

*Alkaline batteries are not recyclable. The State of Colorado recommends placing a piece of tape securely over each terminal end of the alkaline battery before placing it in the trash, or place individual batteries in a strong plastic zip-top bag before placing in the trash.

Axis Steel (lead ONLY)
802 E. 2nd Pl., Craig, CO
(970) 824-3256
FREE
*Customers will receive market value for items if dropped off in Craig. 

Ace Hardware (rechargeable ONLY)
2155 Curve Plaza
(970) 879-8014
FREE

Advance Auto Parts (vehicle ONLY)
2400 Lincoln Ave
(970) 879-6386
FREE

D & D Enterprises (car ONLY)
40025 Baker Way
(970) 870-1767

M & M Auto (vehicle ONLY)
802 E. 2nd Pl., Craig, CO
(970) 879-8178
FREE

Downtown Conoco (vehicle and rechargeable ONLY)
942 Lincoln Ave
(970) 879-9735
FREE

NAPA Auto Parts (vehicle and rechargeable ONLY)
2550 Lincoln Ave.
(970) 879-0909
FREE

Westside Automotive (vehicle and rechargeable ONLY)
2260 Downhill Dr.
(970) 879-1252
FREE

G & S Mountain Recyclers (rechargeable and button cell ONLY)
2631 Uphill Cr.
(970) 736-2364
*Full list of prices online (see drop-off price)

Bicycles

D & D Enterprises

40025 Baker Way
(970) 870-1767

Wheels Bike Shop
841 Yampa St.
(970) 870-1974
FREE

Bicycle tires

Milner Mall
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
FREE

Ski Haus
1457 Pine Grove Rd.
(970) 879-0385
FREE

Wheels Bike Shop
841 Yampa St.
(970) 870-1974
FREE

Bicycle tubes

Ski Haus
1457 Pine Grove Rd.
(970) 879-0385
FREE

Books

Downtown Books
543 Yampa Ave., Craig, CO
(970) 824-5343
FREE
*Please call before dropping off books

LiftUp
2125 Curve Ct.
(970) 879-3374
*Donation only.

Elbe Gray’s Thrift Store
1695 W. Victory Way, Craig, CO
(970) 826-9844

Building supplies and remodel items

Twin Enviro
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
$/pick-up load or $77/ton, min. $20.


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Camping Canisters (Must be depressurized with valve removed)

Axis Steel
802 E. 2nd Pl., Craig, CO
(970) 824-3256
FREE

Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Waste Management
2701 Downhill Dr.
(970) 879-2400

Cardboard (Corrugated)

Twin Enviro
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
Customers: FREE; Non-Customers: $15-20/truck load

Waste Management
2701 Downhill Dr.
(970) 879-2400
FREE

Cars and trucks

American Towing & Automotive
2101 Snowbowl Plaza
(970) 879-1179

Axis Steel
802 E. 2nd Pl., Craig, CO
(970) 824-3256
FREE
*Customers will receive market value for items if dropped off in Craig.

D & D Enterprises
40025 Baker Way
(970) 870-1767

CDs/DVDs

Steamboat Arts Council Create Space
1001 13th St.
(970) 879-9008

G & S Mountain Recyclers
2631 Uphill Cr.
(970) 736-2364
*Full list of prices online (see drop-off price)

Elbe Gray’s Thrift Store
1695 W. Victory Way, Craig, CO
(970) 826-9844

Cell phones and chargers

G & S Mountain Recyclers
2631 Uphill Cr.
(970) 736-2364
*Full list of prices online (see drop-off price)

Routt County Environmental Health
136 6th St.
(970) 870-5588
FREE

YVSC Office
141 9th St.
(970) 871-9299
FREE

Clothing and accessories (good condition, clean)

Deja Vu Boutique
624 Lincoln Ave.
(970) 879-9056
*Please put on hangers.

LiftUp
2125 Curve Ct.
(970) 879-3374
*Donation only.

Elbe Gray’s Thrift Store
1695 W. Victory Way, Craig, CO
(970) 826-9844

Construction materials

Milner Mall
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
FREE

Twin Enviro
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
*Call for pricing.

Contact lenses

ONE by ONE Recycling Program

Corks

Ski Haus Liquors 
1450 S Lincoln Ave
(970) 879-7278
FREE


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Electronics (computers, TVs, etc.)

D & D Enterprises (computers only)
40025 Baker Way
(970) 870-1767

G & S Mountain Recyclers (Anything with a battery or plug)
2631 Uphill Cr.
(970) 736-2364
*Full list of prices online (see drop-off price)

Twin Enviro
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
$15/unit; anything with a screen $5/in.

Waste Management
2701 Downhill Dr.
(970) 879-2400
*Call for pricing.

Eye glasses

LiftUp 
2125 Curve Ct.
(970) 879-3374
*Donation only.

Elbe Gray’s Thrift Store
1695 W. Victory Way, Craig, CO
(970) 826-9844


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Farm supplies

Milner Mall
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
FREE

Fluorescent light bulbs (CFL and tube)

Ace Hardware
2155 Curve Plaza
(970) 879-8014
$2/bulb

*Lightworks is no longer accepting bulbs. Please check back for a new residential drop off location.

Furniture (clean and good condition only)

Annie’s Home Consignment
1755 Central Park Dr.
(970) 870-1300

LiftUp (small items only)
2125 Curve Ct.
(970) 879-3374
*Donation only.

Milner Mall (no couches, nothing heavy or upholstered)
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
FREE

Moxie Home Consignment
1855 Shield Dr #100
(970) 879-9866
*Fees only apply to pick-up furniture

Elbe Gray’s Thrift Store
1695 W. Victory Way, Craig, CO
(970) 826-9844


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Garden supplies

Milner Mall
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
FREE


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Hazardous Waste

*Hold items for Community Recycling Drop Off event in late September or early October

Holiday items

Holiday lights

Ace Hardware
2155 Curve Plaza
(970) 879-8014
FREE

Home decor

Annie’s Home Consignments
1755 Central Park Dr.
(970) 870-1300

Elbe Gray’s Thrift Store
1695 W. Victory Way, Craig, CO
(970) 826-9844

Household items

LiftUp
2125 Curve Ct.
(970) 879-3374
*Donations only

Milner Mall
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
FREE

Twin Enviro
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
*Call for pricing.

Elbe Gray’s Thrift Store
1695 W. Victory Way, Craig, CO
(970) 826-9844


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Ink cartridges

YVSC Office
141 9th St.
(970) 871-9299
FREE

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Medications

City Market Pharmacy (empty bottles ONLY)
1825 Central Park Dr.
970.879.7317

Moffat County Sheriff’s Office
800 W. 1st St., Craig, CO
(970) 824-4495
FREE

Routt County Sheriff’s Office
2025 Shield Dr.
(970) 870-5503
FREE

Motor oil

Advance Auto Parts (vehicle ONLY)
2400 Lincoln Ave
(970) 879-6386
FREE

Doc’s Auto Clinic
2565 Copper Ridge Dr.
(970) 871-1346
FREE
*Must be uncontaminated & dropped off during business hours to employee

NAPA Auto Parts
2550 Lincoln Ave.
(970) 879-0909
$3.35/3 gal.


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Organic Waste

Twin Enviro
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
$40/ton

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Packing materials

PostNet (Bubble wrap and clean packing peanuts ONLY)
1625 Mid Valley Dr. Suite 1
(970) 871-9000
FREE

UPS Store
1815 Central Park Dr.
(970) 879-6161
FREE
*Peanuts, clean bubble wrap and air packs  only.

Paint and stain

Ace Hardware
2155 Curve Plaza
(970) 879-8014
FREE

Sherwin-Williams
385A Anglers Dr.
(970) 879-6166
FREE
*Cans must be labeled. Please call before dropping off.

Plastic bags for recycling

City Market
1825 Central Park Dr.
(970) 879-3290
FREE

Safeway
37500 E. US HWY 40
(970) 879-3766
FREE

Plastic bags for reuse

LiftUp
2125 Curve Ct.
(970) 879-3374
*Donations only

Plastic/velour hangers

LiftUp (no wire hangers)
2125 Curve Ct.
(970) 879-3374
*Donations only

Plumbing (working ONLY)

Milner Mall
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
FREE

Political yard signs

City Market (metal must be removed!)
1825 Central Park Dr.
(970) 879-3290
FREE
*Can put in plastic bag recycling.


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Reusable shopping bags

LiftUp
2125 Curve Ct.
(970) 879-3374
*Donation only.

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Scrap metal

Aces High (has Axis Steel bin)
1605 Shield Dr.
970.870.6500

Axis Steel (aluminum, brass, copper, non-ferrous metals)
802 E. 2nd Pl., Craig, CO
(970) 824-3256
FREE
*Customers will receive market value for items if dropped off in Craig.

D & D Enterprises
40025 Baker Way
(970) 870-1767

Twin Enviro.
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
*Call for pricing.

Shoes

Deja Vu Boutique
624 Lincoln Ave.
(970) 879-9056

Elbe Gray’s Thrift Store
1695 W. Victory Way, Craig, CO
(970) 826-9844

LiftUp
2125 Curve Ct.
(970) 879-3374

Ski Haus
1457 Pine Grove Rd.
(970) 879-0385
FREE

Twisted Trails Running Company (running shoes only)
601 Lincoln Ave.
(970) 761-2379

Sporting goods

Axis Steel (tricycles, bicycles, trampolines, exercise equipment)
802 E. 2nd Pl., Craig, CO
(970) 824-3256
*Customers will receive market value for items if dropped off in Craig. 

Milner Mall
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
FREE

Elbe Gray’s Thrift Store
1695 W. Victory Way, Craig, CO
(970) 826-9844

Smoke detectors

G & S Mountain Recyclers
2631 Uphill Cr.
(970) 736-2364
*Full list of prices online (see drop-off price)


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Tires

Downtown Conoco
942 Lincoln Ave
(970) 879-9735
$4/tire

Westside Automotive
2260 Downhill Dr.
(970) 879-1252
$7/tire

Yampa Valley Tire Pros
2440 Lincoln Ave.
(970) 879-7779
$6.75/tire

Thermometers

Winn Supply
2244 Lincoln Ave
(970) 879-8168
FREE
*Accepts thermometers with mercury.

Thermostats

G & S Mountain Recyclers
2631 Uphill Cr.
(970) 736-2364
*Full list of prices online (see drop-off price)

Winn Supply
2244 Lincoln Ave
(970) 879-8168
FREE
*Accepts thermostats with mercury.

Tools

Milner Mall
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
FREE

Toys

LiftUp 
2125 Curve Ct.
(970) 879-3374
*Donation of working/good condition only.

Elbe Gray’s Thrift Store
1695 W. Victory Way, Craig, CO
(970) 826-9844


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Wood products

Milner Mall (4ft. or longer with no nails)
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
FREE

Twin Enviro (Untreated ONLY)
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
*Call for pricing.


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Yard Waste

Twin Enviro
20650 County Road 205
(970) 879-6985
$40/ton