Trash, Recycling, Compost and Yard Waste Services

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Trash and Recycling

Trash and recycling services for Original Town, Sagamore, Calmante, and The Ridge are contracted by the Town and provided by Waste Connections.  Contact Town Hall with questions at 303-499-3675.

For residents of Rock Creek Ranch and The Summit at Rock Creek Townhomes, trash and recycling services are provided by the Rock Creek Master Homeowners Association via contract with Waste Connections.  Service details and contact information.

Curbside recycling is not available for residents of Bell Flatirons Apartment community. However, they can recycle plastic, glass, paper and cardboard using the recycling container located between buildings 13 and 14.

  • Actions to Reduce Wind-Blown Trash & Recycling

    Read more about procedures that can be used at all times but are specifically recommended when high winds are forecasted for - or occur during - trash/recycling collection day.

Curbside Compost Service for Yard Waste and Food Scraps

Composting is an optional seasonal service that begins in April and runs through October. The cost for this added optional composting service is $120 for the season and may be prorated if residents sign up mid-season. Pick up is performed every-other Wednesday beginning in April.

A 96-gallon compost cart is included with this service and should be placed at the curb by 7:00 am.

Composting pick up includes yard waste and Waste Connections will accept the following materials: Grass clippings, tree and shrub trimmings no larger than 5' in diameter, sawdust; weeds, leaves and garden waste; food scraps.

For residents of Original Town, Sagamore, Calmante, and The Ridge, please view additional service details here.

For residents of Rock Creek Ranch and The Summit at Rock Creek Townhomes, please view service details and contact information here.


Yard Waste Recycling Facility

The Town's Yard Waste site, located at 2125 Honey Creek Lane, is now open year-round to accommodate the extended Colorado growing season.

Days and hours of operation are:
Wednesdays 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Saturdays 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Sundays 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 - 5:00 pm

Items that are accepted include grass clippings, small branches (6 inches or less in diameter), leaves and other organic yard material. Items that are not accepted include rock, sod and lumber. It is located on Honey Creek Lane next to the Waste Water Treatment Plant. This is between the Saddlebrooke and Bell Flatirons neighborhoods.

The Yard Waste Recycling site remains open during the holiday season for Christmas tree recycling. Please make sure all ornaments, tinsel and decorations are removed from the trees.


Disposing of Large Household Items

If you have large household items to dispose of, there are local options available:

Both the Town and Rock Creek HOA provide trash and recycling collection services through contracts with Waste Connections, and the firm provides year-round large item pick-up to residents for a small fee. Call 303-288-2100, or visit to find out more and schedule a pick-up day.

Learn about additional options here.

Disposing of Unwanted Medications and Syringes

Shredding and Electronic Recycling

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