A-Z Recycling Guide -- Air Conditioners
Appliances containing refrigerant must, by state law, have it removed by a company licensed to do so before recycling or disposal. There will be a fee for removal. If your appliance is in good condition, consider selling it to a used appliance store.
Eco-Cycle CHaRM (Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials)
6400 Arapahoe Rd. (co-located with ReSource)
Boulder, CO 80303
Phone: (303) 444-6634
Accepted materials: Most appliances are accepted for recycling. There is a $15 fee to cover the cost of Freon™ removal for refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners.
Please visit the CHaRM website for the full list of accepted materials, fees, current hours and more details.
Serving Boulder and the Surrounding Area
Phone: (800) GOT-JUNK (468-5865)
Email: (inquiries only)
Hours: Mon. - Thurs., 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Fri. - Sat., 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Service provided: Will pick up old furniture, appliances, air conditioners, mattresses, refrigerators, carpet, tires, computers, trash, yard waste, electronics, scrap metal, construction debris, and more. Will NOT pick up liquid chemicals or explosive materials. Car tires are picked up and recycled with local tire stores. Recycles items that can be recycled. Call or visit website to schedule a pick-up.
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.
Bizzy B's Recycling
202 Martin St. (Corner of 2nd & Martin)
Longmont, CO 80501
Phone: (720) 491-3278
Hours: Tues. - Fri., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Closed Sundays and Mondays.
Service provided: Removes and recycles Freon™ free of charge from freezers, air conditioners and refrigerators that are dropped off. There is no pick-up charge for Longmont residents. Will pick up from Boulder County residents for a fee. Also takes computers, monitors and televisions for a fee.
Warren Used Appliance
337 Main St.
Longmont, CO 80501
Phone: (303) 772-5039
Accepted materials: Working and non-working appliances. Buys working appliances. Sells used appliances. Pickup service in Longmont and CFC removal provided for a fee. Call for details.
Rocky Mountain Recycling
6510 Brighton Blvd.
Commerce City, CO 80022
Phone: (303) 288-6868
Accepted materials: All major appliances, and most small (non-plastic) appliances for recycling. Refrigerated units must be drained and tagged before delivery. Call for further information.
14902 W 44th Ave
Golden, CO 80403
Phone: (303) 430-7142
Service provided: Provides pickup of all major appliances, home or commercial. Takes exercise equipment, electronics, air conditioners, swamp coolers, water coolers, freezers, hot water heaters, solar panels, lawnmowers, grills, motorcycles, tractors and more. Certified to remove CFCs. Call for fees and schedules.