Frequently Asked Questions

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Paints and other household products which are in good condition brought in by residents becomes part of our reuse program.
  The items are free of charge with signature of a waiver. 


Yes, we are able to accept credit and debit cards for payment. Please note: all credit and debit card transactions will be subject to a convenience fee of 2.5% of the origional transaction with a minimum fee of $1.95 applied by our third party card transaction provider.  Mesa County does not charge or retain any of these fees.

There is a 50 gallon limit.  Call for applicable container fees at (970) 256-9543 or (970) 257-9336.

Yes, electronic waste is $0.65 cents a pound.

Household hazardous waste collection days are Thursday- Friday 8:00am-4:15pm, and Saturday from 8:00 am to 4:15 p.m.

Fees are dependent upon the quantity of waste dropped off by the resident (e.g. over 40 gallons of paint there is a $.40 cent/lb fee after 40 gallons).  Call for applicable fees at (970) 256-9543 or (970) 257-9336.

Electronic waste is also accepted at:


710 Arrowest Road Grand Junction, CO 81505


The HHW takes everything from latex and oil based paint to pesticides, household cleaner, car batteries, alkaline batteries, and florescent light bulbs/lights.  We do not take explosives, radioactive materials or narcotic medications.

The recycling area is open Monday - Friday from 7:00 am to 4:45 p.m and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.. Recycling is located just past the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility, before the scale house on the left through the chain link fence. 

The latex paint is recycled into road base and low grade concrete paint, oil based paint is used as a fuels blend, and electronic waste is de-manufactured and the various components are then recycled.

Electronic waste that is collected onsite is sent to Ft. Collins for de-manufacturing and recycling. Fees cover the shipping and de-manufacturing costs.