Trash & Recycling

Trash and Yard Waste

Town of Bayfield contracts with WCA for curbside residential trash collection. Trash is collected Thursday each week. Please have your carts at the curb by 7 am.

$12.64 per polycart per month and $8.49 per extra polycart per month.

Trash may also be taken directly to Bayfield Transfer Station 4496 CR 223, 970-382-6376, or Bondad Landfill, 1500 CR 318.


Town of Bayfield contracts with TDL Recycling for residential curbside recycling for customers in Town limits.

Recycling is collected Mondays each week. Glass is no longer picked up curbside, but may be taken to the TDL yard at 40644 Hwy 160 west of Bayfield, Monday-Thursday, 10 am to 6:15 pm, and Friday 9 am to 3 pm. Town recycling customers must present a copy of the utility bill at dropoff.

$6.00 per polycart per month. To request service, complete the Recycle Sign Up form and return it to Town Hall.

There is also limited recycling available at La Plata County's Bayfield Transfer Station located at 4496 CR 223

Paint Care

Paint Care is a program that allows users to drop off unneeded paints other items that are not allowed in trash or recycling. Visit the Paint Care site for more information and to find a local drop off location.