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We know that we need a new strategy for waste in Larimer County. Our current landfill will need to close in less than a decade, and we're thinking about our strategy now. The programs below can help you think critically about where you generate waste, and what we can do together to reduce it on our Road to Zero Waste. Because the only mountains we want to see are the snow-covered kind, not mountains of trash.

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Steps you can take today.
Composting

Composting

Learn how to get started on composting at your home. - View Program

Facility Assessment

Schedule a free facility assessment to learn how your business can improve efficiency by cutting energy and water costs. - View Program
Larimer County Conservation Corp

Larimer County Conservation Corp

Schedule free your home efficiency assessment. - View Program
Refrigerator Freezer Recycling

Refrigerator Freezer Recycling

Recycle your refrigerator or freezer when you buy a new ENERGY STAR appliance. - View Program
ClimateWise Pledge

ClimateWise Pledge

Join ClimateWise and take the ClimateWise pledge! - View Program
Leaf Exchange

Leaf Exchange

Drop off your raked leaves or pick up leaves to bolster your compost. Check out the group here. - View Program
City Recycling

City Recycling

Drop off your recyclables at the Rivendell Drop Off Facility when street pick up doesn't quite cut it. - View Program
Plastic Bag Recycling

Plastic Bag Recycling

Did you know you can recycle that massive pile of plastic bags you've saved? Find your nearest drop-off center and get that cupboard space back. - View Program
Concrete, Asphalt, and Toilet Recycling

Concrete, Asphalt, and Toilet Recycling

Looking to safely dispose of some hard to recycle materials after a big project? See where you can recycle concrete, asphalt, and toilets. - View Program

Educate

Learn what else is out there.
ClimateWise

ClimateWise

Review and decide which badges your business wants to pursue, and review and select from the strategies under the badges you chose. - View Program

Larimer County Wasteshed

Partnership spurred by the inevitable, upcoming closure of the Larimer County landfill (expected around 2025) and by predictions of continued regional population growth. - View Program
Facility Assessment PDF

Facility Assessment PDF

Learn more about facility assessments in the assessment overview PDF. - View Program
Construction and Demolition Debris

Construction and Demolition Debris

Learn what building codes and restrictions limit consturction waste and debris. - View Program
Waste Reduction and Recycling Program

Waste Reduction and Recycling Program

Looking to get started on a composting or recycling program? Contact WRAP today for a free on-site assessment, and earn rebates for implementation. - View Program
Composting Video

Composting Video

Watch "The Art and Science of Composting" by Natalie Yoder from CSU's Soil Sciences program. - View Program
City Recycling Locations

City Recycling Locations

Learn where to recycle anything and everything in the City of Fort Collins. - View Program

Inspire

Go above and beyond.

Composting Survey

Interested in composting and want your opinion to be heard? Fill out The Growing Project's compost survey. - View Program
Worm Exchange

Worm Exchange

Improve the health of your garden soil by adding worms to your yard. - View Program
ClimateWise Partner

ClimateWise Partner

Become a ClimateWise Platinum Partner. - View Program
Construction and Demolition Debris Codes

Construction and Demolition Debris Codes

Watch videos and read about how construction efforts in our growing town can help us become a greener city. - View Program
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