Sorted Materials Recycling Center

Public Works Facility
922 N. 15th St.
Windsor, CO  80550

Hours of Operation (as of Feb. 27, 2019):
Wednesday - Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed Mondays, Tuesdays and holidays

The site can no longer accept appliances or scrap metal. 

For more information contact the Facilities Manager.


Windsor Utility Customers Invited to Participate in Town Clean-Up Days, April 26 & 27

Windsor utility customers with valid identification such as a driver’s license, are invited to participate in Windsor’s Clean-Up Days, Friday, April 26 & Saturday, April 27, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., to dispose of general household trash found in and around their home and garage. The event will take place at Kyger Reservoir, located on Weld County Rd. 13, between Hwy. 392 & Jacoby Rd.

Item such as small furniture, stoves/ovens, broken toys, toasters, grills, washers, dryers, dishwashers, microwaves, tires without rims (up to four per household), and general household trash will be accepted. Yard waste will also be accepted including branches, grass clippings and debris.

The following items cannot be accepted: mattresses, household hazardous waste, construction debris, dirt, cement, pavers, carcasses, computers or electronics, propane tanks, appliances that use Freon/refrigerant, or vehicles.

Windsor utility customers are encouraged and reminded to be responsible recyclers and drop off sorted recycling at the Windsor Sorted Materials Recycling Center, 922 N. 15th St. Separate from this event, they can receive a one-time annual reimbursement of up to $10 for responsible organic yard waste recycling at any time during the year. Additional details about the town’s yard waste recycling program are below.

Many homes contain items considered household hazardous waste which may include cleaners, paints, sprays, fertilizers and pesticides. None of these items are accepted during the town clean-up event.  For information about Household Hazardous Waste Disposal in Weld County, visit For information about Household Hazardous Waste Disposal in Larimer County,

Organic Yard Waste Rebate Program

Windsor Water Utility customers have the option of recycling organic yard waste with businesses such as A1 Organics in Eaton or Hageman's in Fort Collins to receive a one-time annual reimbursement of up to $10 by turning in a rebate application with proof of residents and purchase. Organic yard waste must be recycled with a legitimate organic waste center in order to qualify for the rebate. Completed applications can be dropped off at Windsor's Town Hall, 301 Walnut St., which is open Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and closed on weekends and holidays.

Accepted Items

The following is a list of accepted and not accepted items organized by container. Your item may be listed as not accepted in one container, but may be accepted in another container. Assistance for unloading is not available.


Glass Bottles / Jars
Food & Beverage Glass ONLY
Items not accepted: Mirrors / Window Glass, Light Bulbs / LED or Fluorescent, Drinking Glasses, Dishes / Ceramics, Bakewear / Pyrex.

Low Grade Paper

Paper Egg Cartons (not foam)
Packing Paper (brown)
Pizza Boxes (grocery store)
Paper Tubes
Cereal / Cracker Boxes
Single Layer Boxes
Phone Books
Gift Boxes
Wrapping / Tissue Paper
Blue Prints
Brown /Tab Envelopes
Items not accepted:  Napkins, Paper Towels, Pet Food Bags, Charcoal Bags, Fertilizer Bags, Plastic Lined Boxes, Waxed Paper/Coated Boxes, Styrofoam, Poster Board.

Corrugated Cardboard

Cardboard Boxes
Brown Paper Bags
Pizza Delivery Boxes
Items not accepted: No Solid Wax or Single Layer Cardboard, Plastic Bags or Styrofoam.


Office Paper
Shredded Paper
Junk Mail
Newspaper Inserts
Items not accepted: Foiled backed paper, wrapping paper, Styrofoam, Phone Books, Plastic or Paper Bags.


Plastic Water Bottles
Metal Lids / Caps
Aluminum Cans
Steel / Tin Cans
Empty Aerosol Cans
Plastic Containers #1 - #7
Milk / Juice Cartons
Items not accepted: Glass, Styrofoam, Plastic Containers larger than 2.5 Gallon.