Fort Collins Recycling & Donations

We operate a donation center in Fort Collins that accepts thrift donations and recycling. Our goal is to help keep our community green by giving gently used items a second home and assisting in the recycling of hard to recycle items.

Here’s how donating and recycling with us works.

Our Donation Process

When you bring your items into our donation center, our expert team will take a look at them and then accept them. It’s really that simple. Let’s take a closer look at our donation process.

What We Accept

When it comes to thrift donation, our thrift shop takes almost everything you bring us. Usually, if we can’t accept it for resale, we will recycle it if possible. Our goal is to make sure that everything avoids the landfill and finds a home either in our thrift stop or as part of our total recycling program.

Here’s a quick look at a few of the more common items that we accept.

  • Small Appliances
  • Furniture
  • Antiques 
  • Gently Used Clothing
  • Tools And Hardware
  • Yard And Garden Items
  • Stereo Equipment
  • Electronics
  • Working Computers, Less Than 5 Years Old
  • Outdoor Sporting Goods 
  • Household Items
  • House Plants
  • Skis And Snowboards
  • Sporting Equipment

What We Do Not Accept

  • Infant Wear And Gear
  • Car Seats
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Items With Excessive Pet Hair
  • Items With Excessive Smoke Odor

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Recycling at Eco-Thrift

Our thrift store also handles a variety of recycling projects. Whether you’ve got an old computer that no longer works or you’re looking to upgrade your mattress, we can handle the recycling for you.
Here’s how we recycle electronics, metal, and old mattresses.

Recycle E-Waste

Our thrift shop is happy to take your old and non-functioning electronics. We’ve partnered with IT Refresh, a highly reputable, local E-waste recycler, toImake sure that we can process everything from old computers to outdated monitors.

We charge a small fee based on the type, size, and quantity of the electronics you bring in for recycling. Give us a call if you’d like before you bring your items in, and we’ll be able to help you out.

Metal Recycling

We offer a wide array of metal recycling services to help you clear out some of that old junk you’ve got lying around. Whether you’ve got some old aluminum ladders that you’re looking to get rid of or you’ve got some metal waste from a construction project, we can recycle these materials for you
Feel free to give us a call ahead of time if you have a question about some of the items that you’re bringing in.

Recycle Your Old Mattress

Getting rid of an old mattress is one of the hardest things to do. Luckily, we’ve partnered with Springback Mattress Recycling to help you do just that. We charge a low $35 base fee for mattresses and box springs, and we handle everything from there. SpringBack also offers a pick-up service if needed and can be coordinated by calling them directly at 720-515-1328.

Contact Us Today to Donate and Recycle in Fort Collins

Bring your items in today or get in touch with us about any questions you may have on our donation process.