A-Z Recycling Guide: Electric Motors
Electric motors can be recycled with scrap metal. They should be drained of all fluids.
CHaRM (Center for Hard to Recycle Materials)
6400 Arapahoe Ave.
Boulder, CO 80303
Longmont Waste Diversion Center
Boulder County Waste Transfer Station and Recycling Center
286 Ridge Rd. (E. of Peak to Peak Hwy.)
Accepts scrap metal for recycling during staffed hours only. Appliances are accepted for a fee. Call for more information.
City of Louisville
The City of Louisville is offering a pilot scrap metal collection program. Drop off items that are at least 50% metal for recycling--such as microwaves, toasters, pipes, shelving, empty paint cans and more--at the Public Works and Operations Yard at 1600 Empire Rd. in Louisville from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, city holidays excepted. The program will not accept refrigerators or other appliances containing Freon, propane canisters or other sealed tanks, cable, wire, batteries or any hazardous waste. (Find options for recycling these materialshere.) Learn more about the scrap metal recycling program.
Boulder Electric Motor Company
3865 Walnut St.
Boulder, CO 80301
Accepts large, working single or triple-phase electric motors in need of only minor repairs. Examples of motors that may be accepted include furnace motors and swimming pool pump motors. Accepts non-working motors that will be sold for scrap. Call for details.