Recycling

Waste Management of Colorado facilitates trash and recycling collection for the Town of Mt. Crested Butte. They collect trash and recycling on Wednesday mornings. The fees are $75 per quarter. 
What can I recycle?
  • Aluminum: No foil
  • Tin: No sheet metal
  • Glass: All colors accepted, please remove lids
  • Plastic #1-7 with the following exceptions:
    • No frozen entree microwave trays
    • No party platters
    • No plastic wrap
    • No plastic bags
    • No pesticide containers
    • No chemical containers (automotive)
    • No styrofoam containers and anything marked compostable. 
  • Newspaper/Magazines: Glossy junk mail, inserts, catalogs, spiral notebooks, and phone books are accepted
  • Office Paper:
    • No neon paper
    • No paper towels
    • No craft paper
    • No window envelopes unless the plastic windows have been removed
    • No tissues
  • Cardboard: Corrugated cardboard only
    • No frozen food containers, beer boxes, or pizza boxes
    Can I recycle myself?

    Yes! If you want to drop it off yourself, you can go to the Gunnison County Recycling Center located at 195 Basin Park Dr. in Gunnison. Thanks for participating in our recycling program!