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Residential Service

Residential Curbside Automated Collection; carts are provided by Waste Management.

  • Limits: The contents of the cart are accepted plus up to four bags placed behind the cart. Any extra material must be bagged or bundled and be no larger than the cart. Please assist your service driver by limiting the weight of each to 50 lbs. or less as the material must be reloaded into the cart then emptied into the truck.
  • Good advice: Bag your garbage, it helps keep the environment free from litter and keeps your cart cleaner. 
  • Placement: Please place your carts on the edge of your service address with the lid opening towards the street no later than 6:00 am.
  • Additional carts: Available for a nominal fee.
  • Extra services: Arrangements to remove items that are larger than your cart can be made by calling the office.

WE ARE NOW OFFERING BEAR RESISTANT 96 GALLON RESIDENTIAL CARTS.

Transfer Stations

Waste Management operates a transfer station in Tech Center off of Hwy 160 W. The phone number is 970.385.7903.

Recycle Services

We have partnered with the Towns of Durango and Bayfield to assist these communities. 

  • Bayfield has a drop off location at: 160 Mill St.
  • Durango has a drop off location in Tech Center off of Hwy 160 W.

Commercial Service

Containers are available in the following sizes: 1.5, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 8 cubic yards. We provide service to the City of Durango up to six days per week.

  • Collection Hours: 4:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Limits: Material must be placed into the container with lids closed.
  • Extra Services: Because of concerns with wildlife in the area, we may have options to limit their ability to get in the trash containers. Please call our office for suggestions. Extra empties can normally be done within 24 hours depending on your area.

Roll Off Service

Containers are available in the following sizes:

1. 20 (8'X20'X4'), 
2. 25 (8'X20'X5'), 
3. 30 (8'X20'X6') cubic yards.

  • Collection Hours: 4:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Limits: Material must be placed into the container and be level, the container will be tarped for transport to minimize litter.

Billing Cycle

All services are billed directly by Waste Management.

  • Residential service in the town of Bayfield is billed by the town;
  • Residential services outside of the town of Bayfield are billed in two month increments;
  • Commercial and roll off services are billed monthly.
  • Options for paying online with credit card or checking account are available at www.wm.com - Click Here.

Unacceptable Material

Unacceptable items include but are not limited to:

  • Material in liquid form
  • Hazardous waste
  • Special waste
  • Asbestos waste
  • Needles and syringes - Click Here - For disposal options

Please call Waste Management at 970/247-1821 before disposing of any item in which you have concerns. Each one of us has the responsibility of protecting the environment.