Residential Recycling

All recyclables listed below must be co-mingled, cleaned, unbagged, and able to fit into the FREE 64 gallon container. Service will now be on a bi-weekly basis which will be every other week. Please contact our office to see which week your recycling will be picked up.

Teller County Waste now offers optional residential commingle recycling service for our trash pickup customers. Everything will need to be placed into the 64gal recycling tote that we will provide for our customers use. We partner with Bestway Recycle, (GFL) also known as Green for Life, see their Material Recover Facility to learn more about what happens with your recycle.

TellerGreen

TellerGreen is the name of Teller County’s recycle program. This program will allow you to divert the maximum number of recyclable items from the trash to a Teller County Waste provided recycling tote. No longer will you be required to separate items to different containers, making the new program easy to manage. Additionally, we have added many new items to dramatically increase the things you are able to recycle.

Items we DO accept:
  • Newspaper (including Inserts)
  • Flattened corrugated cardboard
  • Mixed paper
  • Steel or Tin cans
  • Aluminum cans
  • Aluminum foil
  • Plastic milk jugs
  • Yogurt containers
  • Paper towel and Toilet paper tubes
  • Chipboard (Cereal & Tissue boxes)
  • Plastic (#1-#7)
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Milk cartons
  • Soup and broth cartons
  • Beverage cartons
  • Office Paper
  • Food boxes
  • Brown paper bags
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Liquid detergent bottles
  • Bulk or junk mail
  • Vitamin bottles
  • Soda carrier boxes
  • Paper egg cartons
  • Pie tins
  • Magazines and Catalogs
  • Butter tubs
  • Juice boxes
  • Food cartons
Items we DO Not accept
  • Plastic grocery bags and Plastic wrap
  • Plastic cap (Soda, water, pill, or juice bottles)
  • Six pack ring holders
  • Plastic plates or utensils
  • Shredded paper
  • Overnight mailer folders
  • Plastic egg cartons
  • Styrofoam
  • Tyvek (polyethylene fiber)

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