New technology is paving the way for increased recycling and waste diversion in Denver. The recently released and updated ‘Denver Trash and Recycling’ phone app takes seconds to download and provides users with collection reminders, schedule look-ups, and an exciting new recycling directory with recycling and reuse options for more than 100 different types of materials. Maximize recycling in your home by taking advantage of the free phone app. The Denver Trash and Recycling phone app can be downloaded on iTunes or Google Play. The same resources are also available on Denver Recycles website at DenverGov.org/DenverRecycles
Denver Recycling Directory: Learn where to recycle the things that can’t go in your purple recycling cart.
Ever wondered what to do with your old TV, how about cotton balls and CD cases? Denver Recycles’ new and improved Recycling Directory helps users learn where all types of materials can be recycled! Simply enter an item into the directory to find out whether a particular material belongs in a purple recycling cart, a green compost cart (where available) or whether there are other local options for drop-off recycling or reuse. With recycling and reuse options for well over 100 different types of materials, this directory will help you find outlets for just about anything from old batteries, to used clothes, to scrap metal, to gasoline and much, much more! The directory is included in the Denver Trash and Recycling phone app and is also available at DenverGov.org/RecyclingDirectory
Collection Reminders: Sign-up today and never miss a collection again.
Recycling service reminders are an easy way to ensure that you don’t forget to set out your cart on your scheduled collection day. Reminders include all Solid Waste Management services such as trash collection, large item pick-up, overflow collection and compost collection. Setting a reminder is a great way to keep track of all of the waste services offered in Denver and you can customize your service reminder with a format that works for you. Download the free Denver Trash and Recycling app and set-up your reminder service on your smart phone today. For residents that don’t want to download the free app, you can set up email or phone call reminders, download printable calendars, or upload schedules directly to Outlook or calendars by visiting the Denver Recycles website at DenverGov.org/DenverRecycles