Elite Recycling and Disposal 

We make recycling easy for Pagosa Springs!



​What time should I have my cart out for pickup? 

We start our residential routes at 8am. 


Does the trash that goes into my cart need to be bagged?

​No


Can I purchase just recycling with out trash services from Elite?

No, our program is built on providing trash with recycling or trash only service.


Do I have to sort my recyclables into bags?

No you do not have to sort, our program is a single stream or co-mingled program so everything goes into the cart mixed together. Glass is the only item that needs to be kept out of the blue cart-just place it beside the cart in a bag. 


Where do you take the material you collect?

The garbage goes to the Archuleta County Landfill. The recycling is taken to the City of Durango Recycle Center or the City of Farmington Recycle Center. The glass is taken to the Archuleta County Recycle Center. 


What if I go on vacation for the season, can I put my service on hold? 

Yes, just call us at 970.731.2012 or email us at info@pagosarecycles.com and we can put your service on hold. You can store your cart and simply set it out when you get back and we will resume service. You do not get charged while your service is on hold. 

 

My trash was not picked up.

Call us at 970.731.2012 or email us at info@pagosarecycles.com and we will make this right.  


Can I pay my bill online with a credit card or EFT? Can you email my bill? 

Yes, Yes, & Yes we have online bill pay, we have auto pay, and we can email your bill. 


Do you charge extra fees? Like fuel surcharges or set up fees? 

No, the prices posted here are the ones you pay. We do not charge all the fees.