A-Z Recycling Guide -- Refrigerators
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: Refigerators and freezers 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.
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.
Flatirons Habitat for Humanity ReStore
1 Park St.
Broomfield, CO 80020
Phone: (303) 404-2008
Donation Hours: Tues. - Sat., 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Accepted materials: New/working appliances (7 years old or less) still under warranty. Also accepts new construction materials. They reserve the right to decline any goods depending on their current needs so call before to confirm. Please call for pickup of large donations, to verify current acceptability of donations, and to ask any questions you might have.
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. Pickup service and CFC removal provided for a fee.
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, 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.
Iliff Appliance Removal Service
Larimer County, CO
Service provided: Pickup for Denver Metro Area. Fees for appliance pick-up and refrigerant recovery range from $10 and up, depending on location and items. No drop-off location available.
Rocky Mountain Recycling
6510 Brighton Blvd.
Commerce City, CO 80022
Phone: (303) 288-6867
Accepted materials: All major appliances, and most small (non-plastic) appliances for recycling. Refrigerated units must be drained and tagged before delivery. Pays for scrap metal and copper. Call for further information.
Phone: (303) 430-7142
Service provided: Pickup of all major appliances. Certified to remove CFCs. Call for fees and schedules.