Rio Grande Recycling Center

The Rio Grande RecycRio Grande Recycling Center Map on Rio Grande Place across from Obermeyer placeling Center is located in Aspen on Rio Grande Place across from Obermeyer Place. 

Rules for Use 

Acceptable Recycling Materials can be dropped off free of charge during daylight hours every day of the year.

Disposal of items including food and trash could be subject to fines and penalties.

Protect Aspen Bears 

  • No food or trash may be left at the RGRC in order to protect bears, violators may be subject to fines and penalties.
  • Rinse your recycling before depositing at the RGRC.

Special Collections at Center

  • Textiles (clothes and shoes) go into USAgain bin (white and green)
  • Household batteries in small bins only

Seasonal Collections

Pitkin County Landfill

Electronics, yard waste, household waste, paint, fluorescent bulbs, and bulky materials that cannot be left at the Rio Grande Recycling Center may be taken to the Pitkin County Landfill

Landfill Hours: Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.