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Hard-to-Recycle Items


Green Girl makes those hard to recycle items easy in the Boulder, Larimer and Weld Counties. We can pick up those hard-to-recycle items for both commercial businesses and residential homes at an affordable rate. See our list of accepted items. 

Accepted Items

Around The House

Small Appliances

We are able to haul appliances that do not contain Freon or hazardous materials (microwaves, small ovens, and washer/dryers)

Bicycle Inner Tubes
We can recycle your bike inner tubes and bicycle tires- (cost runs $2 per tube - if you have over 20 tubes we can offer business discounts). 


Hardback Books
We are able to haul, break down and recycle all of your hard backed books. (Up to 15 hard backed booked delivered to us are FREE.  After that we charge just $.10/lb)

Thick books (Manuals, Business Circulars etc.)
Call today for quote. We charge based upon the truckload and unwrapping, and sorting time for each haul.

Construction Cardboard
Must be clean, preferably dry and flattened for removal. We will haul from construction sites and all commercial locations.

Shredded Paper
All shredded paper must be bagged and tied off carefully for hauling.


Ink Cartridge Recycling

Price depends upon volume and type of ink cartridge = $1-$5 each depending on size/volume of cartridges hauled.

Loose plastic bags #2’s & #4’s
Must be completely clean, dry and packaged together into 1 bag. We do NOT take: sandwich bags, stickers, bags that are dirty or have any food or liquid in them. (Cost runs $7 per 13-gallon size bag)

Rigid Plastics
#2 Durable Plastic Containers Must be larger than a 5 gal bucket, have all metal, straps or lining removed from item (Examples include: furniture, plastic watering cans, laundry baskets, crates, rigid backyard kiddie pools and plastic trash containers). We do NOT take: Flower Pots with #2 symbols under 5 gal size, inflatable items, CD Cases or small children’s or dog toys.  We are also not taking loose BLACK plastics (parts/pieces/plates/platters)


#6 White Block Styrofoam
May be recycled by the 13-gal grocery bag = $8 per bag. We do NOT take:Food-grade styrofoam containers.

Packing Peanuts (Styrofoam & corn starch)
May be recycled by the grocery bag – call for pricing.

One time household moves
Boxes, plastic wrapping & paper – all may be recycled. Call for pricing.


Aluminum, Steel, Copper, Wire Reams, Bikes and Fencing
We are able to haul pieces for our customers that are under a determined weight. For large hauls, we provide service free.



Small Metal Scraps
We have helped many customers in automotive and heavy equipment manufacturing keep small metal tines and auto parts out of the trash. We provide the containers and hauling for these materials.


Household Metal Scrap
We can provide a one-time household garage clean up of all scrap metals or a business moving/clean out of old metal scraps.

Specialty Services

Office File Clean-out Projects
We are happy to meet you at your off-site storage facility or in your office or home storage area to help you recycle and/or shred all old company files.

One Time Clean-Up Projects
We’ve worked with many customers who are moving sites or rearranging office space to help them remove and recycle all office equipment, files, and harder-to-recycle items on a one-time basis. Call for Free consult today.


Wood Pallets

We accept standard size wood pallets that are NOT painted and are reusable, cost: ($8 per pallet) We ONLY recycle 48"x40" pallets.  No broken or falling apart pallets please.

Not seeing what you're looking for?

Give us a call at (303) 442-7535.

We usually can find a place to take harder-to-recycle items.

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We'll pick it up starting at $25

*Recycling rates vary depending on location, volume of recycling, and frequency of pickup.

Drop Off Your Items

21 South Sunset Street
Longmont, CO 80501

Green Girl Recycling


We are located behind the Shell Gas Station. Look for the brown building with huge white doors.

Business Hours:








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