All architectural paints and coatings are FREE! Unless otherwise noted, chemical and electronic waste can be dropped off at the Center for a $20 facility fee, plus $1.25 per pound. The Center accepts cash and credit cards, and you must schedule an appointment for drop off.
Veolia Colorado Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Center
The Veolia Colorado Recycling Center is available to Adams and neighboring county residents year-round by appointment. Many household chemicals pose a serious health/environmental hazard if not handled, stored and disposed of properly. We are proud to recycle most of the chemicals we collect, keeping them out of our natural environment.
The Center is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. To make an appointment, gather your unwanted household chemicals and call 303-526-8155, or book an appointment online. The pricing for disposal is located below and is a direct transaction between Veolia and you.
Non-Residential Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators (VSQG)
Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators will be required to sign a VSQG certification form. Businesses that acquire hazardous chemicals and need to recycle/dispose of them properly can also use the facility.
Paint disposal is free! Used paint collected by Veolia’s Colorado Recycling Center is now being recycled through a program managed in association with PaintCare. If you're disposing of architectural paint products, make an appointment to bring it to Veolia’s Colorado Recycling Center. Read more about paint recycling options.
Household Hazardous Materials & E-Waste
Veolia's Colorado Recycling Center accepts most types of household hazardous waste materials and electronics. View a list of acceptable and unacceptable items below. Veoila's Colorado Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Center keeps heavy metals out of the landfill by accepting electronic materials. We recycle computers, computer monitors, laptops, notebooks, tablets, televisions, and peripherals such as keyboards, mice, printers, fax machines, DVD and VCR players, radios, stereos, and video game consoles.
Cost and Limitations
Unless otherwise noted, chemical and electronic waste can be dropped off at the Center for a $20 facility fee, plus $1.25 per pound. All architectural paints and coatings are FREE! The Center accepts cash and credit cards, and you must schedule an appointment for drop off.
The Center accepts a variety of household chemicals which are recycled, disposed, or offered for reuse. Examples of acceptable items include:
|Insecticide||Radiator Fluid||Rug Cleaners|
|Bathroom Cleaners||Weed Killer||Moth Balls|
|Paints & Stains||Alkalkine Batteries||Oven Cleaners|
|Lacquers||Furniture Polish||Rodent Poison|
|Rust Remover||Used Motor Oil||Wood Preservative|
|Photo Chemicals||Fire Extinguishers||Automotive Batteries|
|Rechargeable Batteries||Laundry Products||Gasoline|
|Oil||Silver Cleaner||Oil Filters|
The following items are not accepted. Learn about the best way to dispose of these items.
- Radioactive Material (Smoke Detectors)
- Biological or Medical Material (Used Needles or Material Contaminated with Blood)
- DEA Controlled Substances (Prescription Pain Killers)
- Explosives (Fireworks or Ammunition)
- Tires, Compost, Trash, Christmas Trees
- Where to bring these (unacceptable) items (root/unacceptable-items)