The El Paso County Environmental Division is open by appointment only. Click the buttons below for more information on each program.

The El Paso County Community Services Department Environmental Division Household Hazardous Waste Facility accepts household hazardous waste drop off by appointment only. (paints, household chemicals, some electronics, etc.). Proof of El Paso or Teller County residency is required at drop-off (photo ID, lease, etc.) Visit the Household Hazardous Waste page to register for your appointment. A specific list of what is accepted and not accepted is available on the registration portal.

The Recycling Service Program (cardboard, tin, etc.) requires a separate appointment from Hazardous Waste. Visit the Household Recycling page to schedule your appointment and for further info.

The Free Item Program and Shredding Service will NOT be available until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Environmental Division
3255 Akers Drive

Colorado Springs, CO 80922
719-520-7878

Environmental Division Manager
Kathy Andrew
kathyandrew@elpasoco.com
719-520-7879