Waste Reduction and Recycling

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In addition to providing recycling and waste service for Durango residents and businesses, the City demonstrates leadership in waste reduction and recycling by:

  • Recycling programs in all City facilities
  • Implementing an Environmental Purchasing Policy
  • Requiring multi-family complexes to provide recycling opportunities to tenants
  • Requiring new businesses to provide space for a recycling bin
  • Offering recycling for electronics
  • Electronically distributing the City's Annual Report and Budget documents
  • Recycling automotive waste from fleet vehicles
  • Recycling asphalt and other materials from City streets and construction projects
  • Providing employee compost collection at some facilities
  • Providing seasonal recycling opportunities for Christmas Trees and Pumpkins
  • Offering spring and fall cleanup for city residents