Dispose of Waste Responsibly

Think Twice about Trash.

Avoid polluting our environment by disposing of your household waste items appropriately.

  • Reduce, reuse and recycle whenever possible.

    Learn more about recycling in El Paso County, Colorado.

  • Dispose of items containing mercury with care.

    Mercury appears in many household items such as fluorescent light tubes, mechanical thermostats, silver-bulb thermometers, watch batteries and clothes irons. Visit El Paso County Hazardous Waste to learn more about disposing of them properly.

  • Practice responsible medication disposal to help reduce their environmental impact.

    Learn more at http://mnsmartdisposal.com/

  • Reduce or avoid the use of pesticides on your lawn. If you do use them, follow their directions carefully.

  • Go organic! Compost food items and use them on your garden as fertilizer. Learn more