Boulder County government offices are closed Wednesday, June 19, in observance of Juneteenth. Primary Elections Vote Center locations are open.

Hard to Recycle Items

Hard to Recycle Items

Eco-Cycle, a local non-profit agency in Boulder County, provides a list of resources for Hard to Recycle items. A blue box appears in the top right corner of each page. Use the drop down list to find out how to recycle, compost or reuse your items.

Eco-Cycle’s A-Z Recycling Guide

Visit the Center of Hard to Recycle Materials website for more information about hard to recycle items.

CHaRM (Center of Hard to Recycle Materials)

CHaRM Guidelines and Fees

CHaRM is an outdoor facility. In the event of extreme weather, Please call them at before you visit to find out if they are open.

Located at: 6400 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder
Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
CHaRM is closed on Sundays

Accepted Items:

Electronics, scrap metal, mattresses, small plastic appliance’s, plastics and miscellaneous items such as bicycles and parts, books, cooking oil, fire extinguishers, porcelain toilets and sinks, reusable shoes and textiles and yoga mats. Fees may apply.

Contact Us

Resource Conservation Division



Boulder County Recycling Center
1901 63rd St.
Boulder, CO 80301
Map and Directions
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.