Tel: +719-468-0254
Email: cleanvalleyrecycling@gmail.com
WHAT WE RECYCLEOUR LOCATIONSWHY WE RECYCLE

WHAT WE RECYCLE

Wondering what you can recycle with us, when and where?

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OUR LOCATIONS

The Swink Sugar Factory is the hub of CVR, click here to view all our convenient drop-off locations.

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WHY WE RECYCLE

Recycle today for a better tomorrow. Why?

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Metal

Metals (free drop off at our Swink Location): Aluminum, Steel, Tin Cans, and Washers & Dryers (no Freon).

Aluminum cans are the worlds premiere example of a recyclable waste. Recycling aluminum requires less than 5% percent of the energy required to make it from bauxite ore.

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Aluminum Facts:

  • Over 80,000,000,000 aluminum soda cans are used every year.

  • A used aluminum can is recycled and back on the grocery shelf as a new can, in as little as 60 days.

  • Every minute an average of 113,204 aluminum cans are recycled.

  • The aluminum in a can is worth about 1 cent.

  • The average employee consumes 2.5 beverages a day while at work.

  • Over 50 percent of the aluminum cans produced are recycled.

  • Two-thirds of the aluminum ever produced is in use today.

  • The energy you save by recycling a single aluminum can will run a TV for three hours.

  • Approximately 350,000 aluminum cans are made in a minute.

  • An estimated 80,000,000 Hershey’s Kisses are wrapped each day, using enough aluminum foil to cover over 50 acres of space — that’s almost 40 football fields. All that foil is recyclable, but not many people realize it.

About

Clean Valley Recycling began in April 2011 with a mission and dream to keep the Arkansas Valley “Clean and Green.” CVR made its home in Swink, Colorado in the old […]

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Locations

Main Location Swink, Colorado Inside The Old Sugar Factory Wednesdays 9am-4pm    –    Saturday mornings 9am-noon Drop-Off Locations La Junta Trailer at 3rd & Adams Saturday mornings 9am- noon Currently accepting […]

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What We Recycle

Free Drop Off at our Swink (Sugar Factory) Location: Cardboard: all types Cartons: both types (shelf-stable & refrigerated) Glass: all colors Metals: aluminum, steel, tin cans, washers & dryers (no […]

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Curbside Recycling

The Arkansas Valley can make the difference! Did you know, only 11% of Coloradans recycle, when the national average is 34%!  (CAFR, 2015). Yikes!!  It is time the Arkansas Valley […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ’s Why Should Anyone Recycle? Recycling not only reduces waste to landfills, but is a more affordable solution waste disposal, making new materials such as bottles and paper, and save […]

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