Waste Disposal


Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT):

The PAYT trash service program is designed to provide trash services for a variety of users (renters, second homeowners, and visitors) in the Grand Lake area who may not subscribe to trash pick-up services.  The drop-off facility (see site location map, below) is designated for pre-sold bags only.  A 25-gallon trash bag is available for $5 each (tax included) and a 40-gallon trash bag are available for $8 each (tax included) at Grand Lake Town Hall and at these local merchants: Conoco, Grand Lake Hardware, Grand Lake Center and Mountain Food Market. 

Unacceptable Materials:

• No TV’s, CPU’s, Monitors, printers/faxes, laptop/tablets, DVD/VCRs, Radios, or Video game consoles
• No Hazardous Waste or Toxic Waste
• No Liquid Waste
• No Refrigerators or Freezers
• No Household chemicals
• No Car batteries
• No Petroleum Products
• No Contaminated Soil

For more information on the Town of Grand Lake's PAYT trash service program, please contact Grand Lake Town Hall at (970)627-3435 or by emailing town@townofgrandlake.com.


Waste Disposal Providers
Two companies offer local pick-up service for waste disposal:
The Trash Company (Waste Connections, Inc): (970) 627-8531
Waste Management: (970) 725-3350
Waste Connections operates the Transfer Station located in Grand County.  For more information about the transfer station services, including rates and hours of operation, please contact them at the number listed above. 

Recycling opportunities are still available in Grand County.  Please click here to learn more about the various in-county recycling options.