Denver has activated additional cold weather shelter overnight from 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27 through 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 at the McNichols Civic Center Building, 144 W. Colfax Ave.
Get information on the city's recycling, compost, and trash services including collection schedules, cart guidelines, and managing your services online.
Manage solid waste billing accounts, pay online and submit service requests through Denver Utilities Online.
Submit service requests for missed collections or cart exchanges through your Denvergov or Denver Utilities Online account.
Collection schedules and reminders for recycle, compost, and trash pickup and holiday schedules.
Denver expanded solid waste services in 2023 with a new fee based on trash cart size and moved to weekly collection for all Solid Waste customers. Rebates are available based on income and household size. Learn more about services, fees, rebates and compost rollout.
Recycling is now collected weekly for Denver Solid Waste Management customers. On average, Denverites recycle only 63% of the recyclable waste generated by their household each year. Small changes can make a huge difference!
Get information on weekly trash service for City and County of Denver Solid Waste customers.
Information on monthly collection of large or bulky items for Denver Solid Waste Management customers.
Denver Solid Waste Management provides weekly compost collection for existing customers. New compost service is being added in phases throughout the city beginning in 2023. About 50% of what is currently thrown away can be composted!