Recycle, Compost, & Trash

The City and County of Denver collects more than 220,000 tons of waste from Denver homes each year. That's an average of 1.2 tons per household each year. Each week Denver Solid Waste Management crews collect trash, recycling, and compost from curbsides and alleyways. 

The 2021 WasteWise is here!(PDF, 7MB)

Read our 2019 Annual Report(PDF, 983KB)

For the fastest response to service-related issues, please call 311 (720-913-1311) and provide your name and exact home address.

Denver 311 Help Center: 3-1-1
Outside Denver: 720-913-1311
Emergencies: 911 
TTY Service: 720-913-8479