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Trash and Recycling


The City of Longmont sponsors free paper shredding events every month. Gather your personal, sensitive documents in a box or bag and bring them to the Waste Diversion Center. Whether you have a bag full or a trunk full, no problem, but remember this is only for residents - not businesses. Below is the schedule for the current year:


 2019 Free Paper Shredding Event Schedule

  • Saturday, January 12, 2019
  • Saturday, February 2, 2019
  • Friday, March 1, 2019
  • Saturday, April 6, 2019
  • Saturday, May 4, 2019
  • Saturday, June 8, 2019
  • Saturday, July 20, 2019
  • Saturday, August 10, 2019
  • Friday, September 13, 2019
  • Saturday, October 5, 2019
  • Saturday, November 2, 2019
  • Saturday, December 7, 2019

The Shredding Events are held from 9 am - 2 pm.


Shredded material is recyclable, but not accepted in your curbside single-stream recycling cart. (However, shredded material may be included in your curbside composting cart. Add it in a paper or certified compostable bag if desired; no plastic bags.)


Longmont residents can conveniently recycle sensitive documents and protect themselves from identity theft.

  • Note: Please be sure to bring a current City of Longmont Utility Bill and identification to show that you are a City resident paying for trash/recycling services.
  • This event is for Longmont residents only; sorry, no businesses allowed, and no walk-up for a fee allowed.


The Waste Diversion Center, located at 140 Martin Street.

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