Due to the growing concern surrounding COVID-19, we are asking that all customers follow our service guidelines.
We ask that all trash is bagged and that you are not placing out more than your normal service limits.
Waste Connections of Colorado – Denver is a residential trash and recycling service provider to customers in the greater Denver area from Longmont and south to Castle Rock. Availability of services varies by community but we are continually adding communities and services along the Front Range.
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Waste Connections Denver strives to assure the complete safety of our customers, our employees and the public in all our operations. Please only place approved items in carts, and place the carts according to the diagram and instructions below for safe collection.
Note: Waste Connections is not responsibile for lost or damaged customer-provided containers.
Request ServiceThe experienced, courteous staff at Waste Connections of Colorado – Denver provides dependable and convenient Front Range residential trash collection service.
Waste Connections of Colorado – Denver residential customers receive a 96-gallon trash container for weekly pickup.
If you have extra garbage or large items – furniture, carpet etc. - that will not fit inside the container, please contact customer service at (303) 288-2100 at least 48 hours prior to your scheduled pickup day. Items or bags placed next to the container will not be picked up without prior arrangement. Additional charges may apply.
Waste Connections Denver makes it easy to pay your bill online, by phone or by mail. Visit the Pay Bill page to learn more.
Residential Trash Service Cancellation Policy:
Cancellation of your Waste Connections Denver trash collection service can only be accepted by phone from a person on the account. Please call before 15th of the next billing cycle.
Upon cancellation, a $25 toter (cart) removal fee will apply unless the cans were purchased. Please allow 6 weeks for any refunds.
Please do not put any electronic items in any Waste Connections of Colorado – Denver container. As of July 1, 2013, it is against the law.
Per the State of Colorado, “Waste electronics and computers from residential and non-residential sources cannot be disposed of in solid waste landfills in Colorado. Waste electronics contain heavy metals and other harmful constituents that have the potential to contaminate soil and groundwater if not managed and disposed of properly.”
The State of Colorado publishes these useful resources:
The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment publishes a useful list of locations that accept Household Hazardous waste and paint.
Request ServiceWaste Connections of Colorado - Denver are proud supporters of cleaner, greener Colorado and we encourage residents to recycle. Today more than ever, recyclable products are common and our programs and services make Front Range recycling convenient and worry-free for our customers. We provide a single-stream Front Range residential recycling program (also known as "fully commingled" recycling), which means all recyclables are placed in one bin for convenient curbside pickup. Residential recycling in the Denver Metro area is collected every other week. Place your recyclables curbside by 7 a.m. on your pickup date.
Waste Connections of Colorado – Denver residential customers receive a 96-gallon recycling container for biweekly pickup.
Residential customers are not required to sort approved Single-Stream recyclables.
Beginning on June 4, 2018, Waste Connections of Denver customers will have the opportunity to begin earning reward points for placing their recycling carts out for collection. Registered participants can earn up to $25 in discounts a month and $300 in discounts each year. Participants may redeem their earned rewards for coupons, discounts and special deals with local vendors, retailers, restaurants, grocers and more.
To learn more and sign up visit Recycling Perks.
Request ServiceYard waste will be collected on your normally scheduled Front Range trash pickup day. Some yard waste can be accepted as compost. Please contact Waste Connections of Colorado - Denver customer service at (303) 288-2100 to see if composting is available in your community.
If you have longer sticks/branches/limbs, fashion the items into bundles that are no more than 4 feet long and no more than 40 pounds each.
There are extra charges that may apply per bag and per bundle, so please contact Waste Connections of Colorado - Denver customer service at (303) 288-2100 for details.
Request ServiceWaste Connections of Colorado - Denver offers composting for many organic materials in some areas.*
Waste Connections’ compost is picked up every other week. Please have your composting cart out by 7 a.m. Compost can either be loose or bagged, but must go directly into the Waste Connections of Colorado - Denver composting container. Bags must be compostable as well. We can pick up additional bags when given at least 24 hours' notice (there may be additional charges).
*Please email us or contact our office at (303) 288-2100 to see if Front Range compost pickup service by Waste Connections of Colorado – Denver is available in your community.
Residential Roll OffRoll-off containers are great for clean-up jobs, spring cleaning and large item removal for residential customers. If you have a project and would like to learn more about our Denver area roll-off services, call customer service at (303) 288-2100.
Before ordering a container, it is wise to measure the area where you want the roll-off driver to unload the container and to check that there are no overhead hazards like power lines and tree branches.
The images below show the truck unloading a roll-off container to a site. Note the overall length needed and up to 20 feet of aerial space is needed for safe container delivery and pickup.
*This is the only size available for dirt, rock, concrete, asphalt, or asphalt shingles.