A-Z Recycling Guide -- Paper
Residents and businesses with single-stream recycling can recycle office paper and opened mail through their curbside recycling. Learn more about single-stream recycling.
- NO "neon" fluorescent or dark-colored papers
- NO kraft or goldenrod (orange-brownish envelopes)
- NO sheets of address labels
- NO stickers
The following drop-off centers accept office paper and opened mail for recycling. Click on the site for the location and hours:
Eco-Cycle's Zero Waste Services (businesses only)
Phone: (303) 444-6634
Services provided: Collection for all (mixed paper including bagged shredded paper, cardboard, glass and plastic bottles, aluminum and tin cans, scrap metal), hard-to-recycle materials (computers, fax and copier machines, other electronics, plastic bags with a #2 or #4, stretch wrap, #6 white block foam, wooden pallets, textiles, books and paired shoes) and compostables (all food and landscaping waste, uncoated paper products and compostable food service products made from plant materials). Dumpsters, wheeled carts, roll-off boxes, compactors and other collection equipment available. Visit website, call or e-mail for more information. Businesses only.
University of Colorado Boulder
For CU community only
Phone: (303) 492-8307
Accepted materials: Mixed paper for recycling. Check website or call for locations.
5880 Butte Mill Road
Boulder, CO 80301
Phone: (303) 444-2037
Hours: Summer (April - Thanksgiving) -- Mon. - Sat., 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Winter (Thanksgiving – March 31) -- Mon. - Fri., 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Service provided: Western Disposal’s Trash and Recycle Center provides a one-stop shop for your recycling and composting needs. Fees may apply. Call for rates.
Accepted materials: Construction materials. Large appliances including air conditioners, refrigerators, freezers, washing machines, dryers, water heaters, and dishwashers. In addition, we also accept pallets, scrap metal, single-stream recyclables, yard waste, wood waste, and food waste.
Not Accepted: Electronics, hazardous waste.