Rio Grande Recycling Center

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

Rules for Use

Illegal dumping will be prosecuted.

Special Collections

  • Naked Christmas Trees (no decorations or lights on trees) from mid December through February 14 in tree corral area.
  • Old holiday lights from mid November through February 14 in bin marked holiday lights 
  • Textiles (clothes and shoes) go into USAgain bin (white and green)
  • Household batteries in small bins only
  • Spring and Fall - A bin for grass clipping and leaves is available for residents only

Pitkin County Landfill

Electronics, yard waste, household waste, paint, fluorescent bulbs, and bulky materials which cannot be left at the Rio Grande Recycling Center may be taken to the Pitkin County Landfill. Pitkin County Landfill is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.