Tel: +719-468-0254


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

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

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Recycle today for a better tomorrow. Why?

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Our Volunteers

Charles Nafziger
Lorene Marez
Susan Gale
Jim Satt
Penny Haley
Debbie Elliott
Calvin Hostetler
Rich Thomas
Theodore Hare
Lena Piatt
Inspiration Field
Steven Jordan
Eddie Edwards
Kennie Wilkie
Grant Elliott



Volunteering with Clean Valley Recycling not only an opportunity to give back, but an opportunity to gain new skills, use your current skills to help others, or expand your experiences and learn something new.  Besides all that… It’s Fun. It’s Easy. It’s the Right Thing To Do.

CLEAN VALLEY RECYCLING BEGAN IN APRIL 2011 WITH A MISSION AND DREAM TO KEEP THE ARKANSAS VALLEY “CLEAN AND GREEN.” If you’re not already a volunteer, contact us now.  Browse our event calendar for dates/locations that need volunteers.

FAQ – Volunteering with Clean Valley Recycling

How do I get started?


Are minors able to volunteer?


Can my group volunteer?

A portion of the proceeds from our plastics recycling program benefits student organizations and other nonprofits who volunteer to help recycle on Saturday mornings. This is a great opportunity for team building and fundraising, while doing something beneficial for the environment.

If you are interested in scheduling your organization to help, call:

469-0872 for La Junta

468-6226 for Rocky Ford

468-8083 for Ordway

468-0254 for Las Animas

Can I receive community service credit for school?



For answers to more questions about volunteering, email



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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What We Recycle

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Curbside Recycling

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Frequently Asked Questions

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