Denver Recycles!
Denver Recycles provides residential recycling services to single family homes and multi-family homes with seven or fewer units. Recycling is provided to eligible homes at no charge.
 Click Here to sign up and get your Purple Cart!
What Can I Recycle?
It is important to understand what is accepted in your purple cart for recycling.  The folowing is a general list of items that CAN be placed in your purple cart for recycling.  More information can be found on the City of Denver Recycling website.
  • Rigid plastic, labled 1 through 7
  • Cardboard 
  • Paper
  • Newspaper
  • Glass bottles
  • Aluminum cans and containers
  • Milk, ice cream, juice containers
Please remember NO PLASTIC BAGS!
Detailed information on aproved items and directions on where to place your cart on recycling days can be found Here.
Special Recycling Programs
The City of Denver also offers special recycling programs throughout the year.  The schedules vary and are available seasonally.  Check the City of Denver Recycling website regularly for updated schedules.