The Archuleta County Transfer Stations were established to provide a convenient location to dispose of limited quantities of Solid Waste and Recycling materials. However, the facilities' capabilities in handling materials are limited due to size and resource constraints.
Pagosa Transfer Station (Recycle Center)
Holiday Hours 2023-24
December 23rd 10 A.M. to 2 P.M
December 26th Closed
December 30th 10 A.M. to 2 P.M.
January 2nd Closed
Arboles Transfer Station
#1 and #2 Plastics and Cardboard Accepted
No Metals (Arboles transfer station)
SECURE ITEMS FOR TRANSPORT.
Solid waste conveyed to any facility within Archuleta County must be covered or secured in such a manner that the waste cannot be scattered upon the streets. FINES will be assessed to all uncovered or unsecured loads.
TRANSFER STATION DISPOSAL POLICY
Recycling helps to reduce landfill space, conserve natural resources and keep solid waste disposal fees low. . If you have items that are not listed below, please dispose of them with your regular garbage or at a facility that can accept them. Prepare the recyclable materials by emptying contents, rinsing away solids and removing caps as needed in order to ensure the material can be accepted and recycled.
#3-7 Plastic are not accepted as recyclables.
Paper - Newspaper (advertising inserts are ok).
Any bound material, such as magazines, books, phone books, can only be accepted if all staples & binding are removed and pages are loose.
Corrugated cardboard, pressboard/pasteboard (cereal and noodle boxes, etc.).
Packing Paper, white or brown, all brown paper bags.
Aluminum Cans ONLY.
Aluminum foil and or pans will NOT be accepted in this category. - See Category V below.
E-Waste - Electronic items varying from keyboards, DVD payers, printers, etc.
Televisions and Computer Monitors are now being accepted.
- Televisions, Any size - $35.00 each
- CRT Computer Monitors - $20.00 each
- Flat Screen computer monitors (up to 24") - $5.00 each
Other Items to be recycled and locations.Fire Extinguisher Recycle, Inspection and Testing.
- Peak Performance Fire & Safety Solutions, Pagosa Springs - 970-398-1768
- Summit Fire & Sec., Farmington - 505-327-1933
- ABC Fire and Safety, Durango - 970-259-9000
- Empire Fire & Safety - 970-560-1265, 303-451-0975
- Noriega Fire Protection - 505-670-3658