A-Z Recycling Guide -- Light Strings
Check with your city government to see if they are sponsoring an exchange or discount program for strings with LED lights during the winter holiday season.
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: Light strings are accepted with wires and cables for recycling. Vehicles that come to CHaRM are charged a $3 facility use fee per visit in addition to any per-item fees.
Please visit the CHaRM website for the full list of accepted materials, fees, current hours and more details.
Longmont Waste Diversion Center
(Scrap Metal Bin)
140 Martin St.
Longmont, CO 80501
Phone: (303) 772-7300
Accepted materials: Scrap metal for recycling during business hours only. Light strings are recyclable in Scrap Metal bins. Attached light bulbs are OK. Please bundle the cords and tie them with the loose end so the string does not get caught in the recycling machinery.
Boulder County Waste Transfer Station and Recycling Center
286 Ridge Rd. (E. of Peak to Peak Hwy.)
Nederland, CO 80466
Phone: (303) 258-7878
Accepted materials: 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. Learn more about the scrap metal recycling program.
Holiday LEDs Recycling
13400 Watertown Plank Rd., Ste. 34
Elm Grove, WI 53122
Phone: (866) 492-4330
Service provided: Recycles old light strings by mail and sends you a coupon good for 15% off any purchase at HolidayLEDs.com. See website for more information.