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Email: cleanvalleyrecycling@gmail.com
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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.

What We Recycle

Free Drop Off at our Swink (Sugar Factory) Location: Cardboard: all types Cartons: both types (shelf-stable & refrigerated) Glass: bottles and jars, all colors Metals: aluminum, steel, tin cans, washers […]

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Curbside Recycling

It’s Fun. It’s Easy. It’s the Right Thing to Do. Currently available in La Junta, Rocky Ford & Swink.  Select areas can even enroll and pay online.  Learn more: To […]

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Paint Recycling Program

When you’ve run out of ways to use up your leftover paint, recycle it! Purchase recycled paint at our Swink location for only $5/gallon! The Paint Recycling Program at CVR […]

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Reclaimed Building Materials

Looking for supplies for your home improvement project?  Stop in at the Sugar Factory to see what we’ve got available.  If you’re doing some remodeling or demolition you can donate […]

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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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