Contact Information
3071 US Highway 50
Grand Junction, CO 81503

Mailing Address
Department 5060
P.O. Box 20,000
Grand Junction, CO 81502-5001

(970) 241-6846



The Mesa County Solid Waste Campus will be closed on Monday, September 02, 2019, in observance of Labor Day. The Compost Facility will also be closed on Tuesday, September 03, 2019, to accommodate grinding operations. All other solid waste facilities will resume normal operating hours.

To limit overtime costs, ALL customers must be unloaded/loaded by our closing time.

Recycling Center

Physical Address

  • 3071 US Highway 50
  • Grand Junction, CO


  • Monday - Friday 7:00am-4:45pm
  • Saturday 8:00am-4:15pm
Recycling Bins 


Commingled Bin



Rigid Plastics #1 -#7 Plastic Wrap/ Plastic Bags
Glass Food  Containers Oil/ Pesticide Containers
Tin/ Steel Food Cans Frozen Food Containers
Aluminum Cans Aluminum Foil/ Pie Tins
  Drinking Glasses/ Pyrex/ Ceramics/Window Pane Glass
  Dinnerware- plastic or metal

Please rinse all containers and remove all plastic bags

Cardboard Bin



Corrugated Cardboard Beer/ Soda Carriers
Brown Paper Bags Frozen Food Containers
Paper Towel/ Toilet Paper Rolls Food/ Grease Stained Materials
Cereal/ Food Boxes Wet Materials
Paperboard Egg Cartons Styrofoam Egg Cartons
Shoe Boxes  

Please break down all boxes

Mixed Paper Bin



Office Paper- White and Pastels Craft/ Tissue Paper
Opened Junk Mail Paper Plates, Towels, Toilet Paper
Magazines Carbon Paper
Phone Books Fluorescent Paper
Manila Folders Wax Paper
Newspaper Food/ Grease Stained Materials
Envelopes Wet Materials

Please remove all plastic bags.  No need to remove tape or staples.