Garbage Collection

Residential & Commercial Services

The City of Durango provides residential and commercial garbage collection and recycling services within city limits. The city strives to provide residential and commercial customers with high-quality and cost-effective service.

Trash containers must be in the alley or curbside (if no alley is available) for pickup on your scheduled garbage pickup day by:

  • Commercial - 6 a.m.
  • Residential - 8 a.m.

Enter your address below to see your collection schedule and sign up for reminders.


  1. Physical Address
    710 Tech Center Drive
    Durango, CO 81301

    Phone: 970-375-5004

Garbage & Recycling Collection Schedule for 2022 Holidays

City HolidayDay, DateCollection Schedule
Martin Luther King Jr DayMonday, January 17No collection Monday, Jan. 17. 
Pickup will be Tuesday through Saturday, one day later than your regular day. 
Presidents DayMonday, February 21No collection Monday, Feb. 21. 
Pickup will be Tuesday through Saturday, one day later than your regular day. 
Memorial DayMonday, May 30No collection Monday, May 30. 
Pickup will be Tuesday through Saturday, one day later than your regular day. 
Independence DayMonday, July 4No collection Monday, July 4. 
Pickup will be Tuesday through Saturday, one day later than your regular day. 
Labor DayMonday, September 5No collection Monday, Sept. 5. 
Pickup will be Tuesday through Saturday, one day later than your regular day. 
Veterans DayFriday, November 11No collection Friday, Nov. 11.
Friday's collections will be picked up Saturday, Nov. 12.
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 24Thursday collection will be picked up on Friday, November 25.
Day after ThanksgivingFriday, November 25Friday collection will be picked up on Saturday, November 26.
Christmas Eve (observed)Friday, December 23All routes will be collected as scheduled this week Monday through Friday.
Christmas EveSaturday, December 24Saturday commercial collection will be picked up on Friday, Dec. 23
Christmas DaySunday, December 25No collections on Sundays.
Christmas Day (observed)
Monday, December 26
No collection Monday, Dec. 26. 
Pickup will be Tuesday through Saturday, one day later than your regular day. 
New Year's Day (observed)Monday, January 2, 2023No collection Monday, Jan. 2. 
Pickup will be Tuesday through Saturday, one day later than your regular day. 


This schedule is subject to change. Please check the Holiday Press Release located on the main page for the most up-to-date information.

Check your scheduled garbage and recycling (PDF) pickup days to see if the altered Holiday Schedule affects you.

Durango Transfer Station

The Durango Transfer Station is operated by WCA / Transit Waste. To contact the transfer station, please call (970) 259-2915. The transfer station is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.