Trash & Recycling


Trash & Recycling

Service Information

The City of Ouray is contracted with Bruin Waste for waste and recycling services. Your service day is Thursday. Please have your containers out by 7:00 am. You should have one 64-gallon cart for waste and one 18-gallon bin for recycling. Bruin collects recycling as a single stream: all products in one bin. Please break down cardboard boxes and place them flat underneath your bin if needed. Feel free to contact Bruin with additional questions or concerns at 1-800-559-2149 or 970-864-7531.

Bruin will only have a schedule change if Christmas, December 25th, falls on a Thursday. Should that occur, Bruin will move the service day TBD.
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Recycling Information

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Request to Change Residential Refuse Collection Services

The Deputy Clerk/Treasurer is responsible for the City's utility billing and can be reached at 970-325-7064.

In 2013 the City adopted a new City Code which now allows a property owner or association to opt out of residential refuse service if they qualify as stated in Ouray City Code Sections 12-1-C and 12-1-D.

If the qualifications are met, the Request to Change Residential Refuse Collection Service form can be completed and submitted to the City Clerk/Treasurer at City Hall, mailed to P.O. Box 468 or emailed to Requests will be processed in accordance Ouray City Code Section 12-1-D.

Trash & Recycling Information