How can I do my part to recycle in the City of Aurora, CO when renting a dumpster?
The residents of Aurora utilize private companies for trash collection and recycling. Some companies do provide curbside collection for recyclables while others do not.
There are two city-owned drop off facilities for recycling which homeowners have access too and should use if their private residential hauler does not pick up recycled material. The drop off sites require separation of the materials as the city believes this produces less contamination than single-stream recycling.
The Two Recycling Drop-off Facilities
- Central Facilities Center
- Saddle Rock Golf Maintenance Center
For more information on other recycled goods such as drop offs for donated items, electronics, appliances, bulb and chemical recycling, please browse Recycling Opportunities in Aurora, CO. Single stream recycling is still available at the Denver Arapahoe Disposal Site (DADS).
More tips for renting a dumpster in Aurora, CO
TIP: Work with a locally owned and operated dumpster service, which is almost always the cheapest way to rent a dumpster. Avoid the most expensive rental options:
- Very large, national companies like Waste Management are more expensive than smaller, local companies. We compared Home-city dumpster rentals buddies to locally operated companies in 48 metro areas and found WM was over $100 more expensive, on average.
- There are a lot of brokers in the dumpster business. Some, like Arwood Waste, are reputable. Many others are not. Brokers are an out-of-state middleman that books the dumpster at a higher rate than the local going rate, takes a cut, and passes the order on to a local hauler for the delivery and pickup. They aren’t local and don’t actually own any dumpsters, though some pretend as if they do. Worse, some claim to be “A hometown supplier of dumpster rentals to only gain for their best interest in a lead referral fee” dumpster companies that have lower prices… which is almost always false.