Current Prices: JULY 2014

The table below shows the current prices offered by the Larimer County Recycling Center for recyclable materials. EXCEPT FOR ALUMINUM, THE MINIMUM LOAD REQUIRED IS 400 POUNDS. Any amount of aluminum (cans only) is accepted. PLASTIC BAGS NOT ALLOWED.

Material Price per ton Price per pound
Single Stream:Residential & Commercial
(UBC; tin, green, brown and clear glass bottles; plastic bottles and containers #1-#7; empty aerosol cans, newspaper with inserts, office paper, junk mail, magazines, cardboard, phone books, Kraft bags)
$21.00 $.01
Aluminum $0.35 per pound  
Cardboard, baled
(delivered; if we do not have to re-bale)
$45 $.0225
Cardboard, small bales
(delivered; if we have to re-bale)
$20 $.01
Cardboard, loose
(delivered)
$30 $.015
Newspaper
(with inserts, junk mail & magazines)
$10 $.005
Newspaper (plus)
(cardboard & chipboard)
$0 $.0
Coated paper $80 $.04
Office paper $80 $.04
Mixed Paper $0 $.0
Commingled containers $20 $.01