Electronics can contain large amounts of lead and other heavy metals, and in Colorado, are illegal to put in the trash where they will leak and possibly contaminate the watershed.
Help preserve the life of the landfill by keeping out grass and leaves. It is illegal to put grass and leaves in the trash within Aspen city limits.
Composting is not only a way to reduce the amount of waste filling up our landfill, but converts it into a product useful for gardening, landscaping, or feeding house plants.
Please contact Liz O'Connell with any recycling related questions within the City of Aspen.