Colorado Springs, CO Best Way Disposal

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1. Best Way Disposal

1111 S Royer StColorado Springs, CO 80903

(719) 471-4042
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2. Best Way Disposal

543 Air LnColorado Springs, CO 80929

(719) 633-8709

From Business: Established in 1950, Bestway Disposal is one of the leading companies in solid waste collection in Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs and Fountain Valley. Located …

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I had a great experience with the sales rep Aaron and his manager Chris. They are some of the best customer service agents I have ever dealt with. I…

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Serving the Colorado Springs Area.

(888) 360-3867

We needed some dumpsters over a few months for a major construction job. This company was very professional and was able to keep up with our constan…

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8. AW Waste

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Serving the Colorado Springs Area.

(888) 223-8095

Signed up for one month (28 days) service paid up front with credit card. They went by different "internet" name. After 28 days the company that w…

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17. GEAC – Recycling Equipment

Serving the Colorado Springs Area.

(888) 509-0188

From Business: If you own a Store, Restaurant, Office Complex, Hotel or other Commercial property then you probably need to get your waste management equipment off your balance …

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Boca Raton, FL 33431

(888) 747-4740

Their customer service is great. Got the dumpster I needed, and serviced when promised. I was in a bind, but they did all they could to get it to …

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21. Junk King

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2938 Janitell RdColorado Springs, CO 80906

(719) 579-6260

These guys are very quick and efficient. The job was very nicely done.

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22. Garbage Disposal & Wastemanagement Service in Colorado Springs

2454 Waynoka RdColorado Springs, CO 80915

(719) 576-9098

From Business: All American Disposal offers dependable waste disposal and Wastemanagement services to the entire Colorado Springs, CO area for both commercial and residential cu…

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24. Tri-Lakes Disposal Inc

Colorado Springs, CO 80926

(719) 495-6685
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25. Pam & Dan's Hauling

BBB Rating: A+

306 Loomis AveColorado Springs, CO 80906

(866) 974-8870
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1-800-Got-Junk? Colorado Springs Metro

26. 1-800-Got-Junk? Colorado Springs Metro

3645 Jeannine Dr Ste 206Colorado Springs, CO 80917

(800) 468-5865

From Business: 1800-GOT-JUNK? is your full-service junk removal company. We offer junk removal services for your home or business including offices, retail locations, constructi…

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27. Baldwin Demolition

3150 N Cascade AveColorado Springs, CO 80907

(719) 634-0611
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28. Junk King Colorado Springs

3230 N Cascade AveColorado Springs, CO 80907

(719) 635-2755
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29. SOCO Waste

BBB Rating: A

Colorado Springs, CO 80918

(719) 357-8855
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30. Tri Lakes Disposal

12655 Black Forest RdColorado Springs, CO 80908

(719) 495-8652
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Helpful Reviews 
Springs Waste Systems
Susan J. rated

Laziest trash service in Colorado Springs. Won't pick up your trash unless it is perfectly positioned on your curb, and forget about pick up on windy days, because if you try to leave your cart next to the house or position it right next to your neighbor's so it doesn't blow over, they just drive on by. Watched them do it today. Switching my service next week. Waste of money.

Tri-Lakes Disposal
Dennis P. rated

Have used this co for a number of years. They do the jobthat WM couldn't do. Great friendly Crew and they even givea senior discount. It 's a company that seems to care for theiremployees when safety matters in bad weather.In a world where it's becoming rare to find a service that justdoes the job you pay for without hassles these guys knowwhat it means when the statement is made " Just Do Your Job."

ETech Recyclers LLC
Annette F. rated

Great place to recycle mattresses and electronics. Searched for hours before finding. $.39 lb for electronics. Around $30 for mattress����

BestWay Disposal
Freddy F. rated

I would agree with Melissa L, I'm almost shocked by the negative reviews here. We've used Bestway at home for 5 years, and I've never seen friendlier professional service from their drivers. If I forget to put my cans out, they knock on the door and look for them. I'd recommend them definitely!

L&L Disposal Service
Christina G. rated

I've been using L and L for my service for 6yrs, they have always been amazing! From grabbing my trash from by the house when I've forgotten to take it to the street, to taking extra bags (when needed). When I had a couch that needed to be junked, I called and scheduled it's pick, they picked it up (it was a reclining full sized couch, very heavy). They charge 3 months at a time, for a low rate. One cycle I missed paying, they continued to pick up my trash for the whole 3 months anyways, and reminded me I had missed a payment. When ever I call, they are incredibly kind and considerate! They also know this city very well. My parents have been using their services for over 6yrs as well.

BestWay Disposal
Cute K. rated

We have used Bestway disposal for our business for over 4 years and they have always provided exceptional service. Their customer service is always helpful when we call.

Springs Waste Systems
edgarr222 rated

Ladies and Gentlemen- thank you so much for the complimentary Christmas tree removal service. That was extremely helpful! Also we wanted to say Thank you for the referral credit; it is very much appreciated.

Cubic Hauling
James H. rated

Best roll-off service in Colorado Springs (and the most affordable)! Super friendly and fast service! Thanks Cubic Hauling!

BestWay Disposal
Deborah D. rated

I just read the reviews and can hardly believe some of them. We have lived in Colorado Springs for approximately 40 years and since my husband is a home builder, we have moved around a bit. Some areas were not serviced by Bestway and we also have about 20 rental properties which are not all serviced by Bestway. So I do have comparisons and I have nothing negative to say about them at all in all the years that we have used them. Even though we live in Black Forest and can get some nasty weather, our trash is always picked up on the scheduled day and usually around the same time. The driver is as nice as he can be and even has helped out by carrying some large bags of pine needles from the side of my home to the truck. Both the regular trash and recycle trash drivers have always done an excellent job with being on time and never leaving any trash behind. In addition, whenever I have called into the office, I have never had anyone rude; they have always been helpful. I don't normally write reviews, but when I read these, I felt I needed to. I would highly recommend this company over any other disposal company in Colorado Springs.

Rocky Mtn Disposal
Wayne W. rated

Here is the wonderfully service you will receive from Rocky Mountain Disposal! 3 different occasions they have picked up everyone's trash but ours and they are paid by an independent company that is current on payment. Not once, not twice but 3 separate occasions have left our trash a mess! I have personally had to drive my trash to the dump because they won't pick it up and we can't switch to another company because it's mandated through the HOA. Even after calls to complain there is no action taken.

Did You Know?

Waste management is more than just a smelly chore. Depending on where you live, it can be complicated and subject to a variety of local laws.

Understanding Waste Management

People produce a lot of waste, and proper disposal of that waste is essential for maintaining healthy living environments. Not only is garbage unpleasant to be around, but it also breeds bacteria, attracts pests, and takes up more space than you might imagine. So, governments create rules to properly dispose of it.

There are four main ways the trash gets taken out:

Landfill

Landfills are by far the most common form of waste disposal. In the year 2013 alone, the U.S. sent 294 million tons of trash to landfills. While many people might think of landfills as simply a hole in the ground filled with trash, they are carefully planned out and expertly constructed structures. They have bottom liners made of either clay or plastic and are covered with soil daily. Landfills are designed to prevent the trash inside from coming in contact with environmental factors, including water and air.

Landfills are different than dumps, which don't attempt to separate the garbage from the surrounding environment. Typically, landfills also have runoff collection ponds, drop-off stations, and a buffer area around the premises. This keeps everything contained and reduces the effects on the environment and community.

Recycle

Recycling means using existing material to create new products. The goal is to reduce pollution associated with creating new materials and decrease waste going to landfills. A wide range of commonly used products can be recycled, including:

  • Paper
  • Glass
  • Metal
  • Plastic
  • Textiles
  • Electronics

While the U.S. has no national recycling laws, some state and local governments have implemented their own requirements.

Incineration

Incineration, also called waste-to-energy, involves burning trash, usually to produce electricity for homes or businesses. Though this practice is common in Europe, the U.S. has been hesitant to adopt this method of waste disposal. However, some cities are beginning to embrace the technology. As recycling costs have gone up and participation in recycling efforts have gone down, some cities are turning to incineration for their garbage removal.

Compost

Composting refers only to organic substances, like food and paper waste. Composting quickly breaks down matter, and the resulting material can be used for agricultural or landscaping purposes, as it is filled with nutrients that are great for plants.

Cost of Garbage Services

Garbage is something most people don't want to handle more than they have to. Thankfully, cities arrange for workers to take your trash away for you. But, did you know that there are different types of trash that require different people to handle?

Trash Removal

Trash removal refers to the waste collectors who come to your curb or building's dumpster on a weekly basis to remove the trash. This expense might be included in your utility bill, rent payment or another bill every month. However, you might have other options, depending on where you live. If you decide to hire an independent company instead of relying on the city-provided services, you might be able to save a little bit of money. Most trash removal companies charge between $10 and $40 per month, or $140 to $250 per year.

Junk Removal

Junk removal handles items you don't want in your home anymore but can't easily dispose of yourself or in your regular trash. These items might include old furniture, tires, or appliances. Pricing generally depends on the scope of the task. For example, hauling away a hot tub will probably be more difficult than doing so for a couch. Therefore, hot tub removal will be more expensive - generally around $130 - than taking away the couch, which might fall closer to $80. However, some cities may have options to have your large items picked up for free. Check with your local waste management department to find out if this is available in your city and how you can arrange it.

Compost Removal

If you separate your compostable garbage from your regular trash, you can pay for a company to come around to pick up your yard and food waste. This generally costs around $100.

Recycling Removal

Some states and cities have specific recycling rules, like Connecticut and San Francisco. If you live in one of these areas, your city might arrange for workers to pick up your recycling in the same way they pick up your garbage. You'll still have to separate everything out, though. Most companies ask you to put paper recycling in one bin, and plastic and glass in another. Some will also give the option to pick up unsorted recycling for a fee. Some recycling may get sticky, but unless there's solid food or debris stuck on, you probably don't have to worry much about residue.

When recycling pizza boxes and other similar items, rules may vary between cities. Find out from your city's recycling or waste management department to find out the rules about pizza boxes. If they do accept them, it's a good idea to scrape all the cheese and fallen toppings away before recycling the box.

Usually, regular recycling removal costs between $5 and $25 per month if you have one paper bin and one plastic and glass bin. If you have more than this, a fee of $2.50 to $7.50 per bin might be tacked on.

Waste Removal

Like junk, waste is comprised of items or substances that you can't easily get rid of yourself. However, it's not always the size that makes removal more difficult. Rather, it's the composition. Waste generally refers to items or substances that could be dangerous to people and the environment, like chemicals, batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, old latex paint or debris from a construction project. Solid waste removal generally costs around $160; hazardous waste will cost anywhere between $50 and $100, depending on how much it weighs. Construction waste can usually be taken away for about $200.

Before tossing hazardous waste items in the trash, it's best to look into local rules. Some governments have laws about throwing away batteries, latex paint and other potentially toxic substances. Call your city's waste management department to find out what rules apply to you.

Safety Tips

When handling waste, it's important to know how to keep yourself and anyone around you safe. Certain materials can be potential safety hazards. For example, improper handling of chemicals can harm your health, and construction debris haphazardly left around can lead to an injury.

Safety Tips for Handling Hazardous Waste:

  • Wear gloves and a mask.
  • Keep waste in a well-sealed container.
  • Clearly label the container with a waterproof label.

Some common examples of hazardous waste you might encounter include:

  • Batteries
  • Pesticides, insecticides and other pest-controlling poisons
  • Herbicides
  • Flammable liquids, including lighter fluid, carpet cleaner, brake fluid, household cleaners and waterproofing sealers
  • Latex-based paint, paint thinners
  • Chemical drain cleaners
  • Broken thermometers
  • Motor oil and oil filters

The average U.S. household generates more than 20 pounds of hazardous waste every year. However, not everyone knows how to dispose of it. Often, these potentially harmful substances get stowed away until the family moves or does a major cleaning overhaul.

Safety Tips for Handling Construction Waste:

When performing do-it-yourself home upgrades, you may encounter dangerous materials on your own. For example, asbestos, a harmful substance that was previously a popular insulative material, may be found in older homes. If you're handling asbestos on your own:

  • Wear protective clothing and a respirator or face mask.
  • Double wrap the material in plastic and seal it.
  • Do your best to keep the material whole; don't break it apart, and if any remains on the walls, gently remove with water.

Other materials, like broken pieces of wood or boards with nails sticking out, should be directly disposed of into your rented dumpster or a designated waste pile. Be sure everyone working with you knows where this is. Also, see that everyone is wearing protective clothing, close-toed shoes, and work gloves. Safety goggles are never a bad idea, either.

Contacting Your City's Waste Management Department

If you're new to your area or have questions about trash, recycling, or compost removal options, contact your city's waste management department. Additionally, if you are working on something new that will require additional trash, waste, or junk removal, it's always a good idea to get more information about this prior to beginning your project. If you aren't sure about how to dispose of something, like an old car battery or asbestos you found in your home, contact your local waste management department to find out what they suggest.

Renting Trash Containers for Large Jobs

If you're putting on a big event or working on a large construction project, your kitchen trash can might not be big enough to hold all of your refuse. Dumpsters can usually be rented from your local waste management department or a close​-by dumpster rental company. They are typically rented out on a per-week basis, so they are great for multi-day jobs. But if your project or event will be completed in one day, it might be more cost effective to pay for a junk removal service.

Dumpster-rental costs vary widely, depending on how long you'll need the dumpster and what size you choose. Common sizes include:

  • 10 yards: Can hold about three pickup trucks' worth of trash
  • 20 yards: Can hold 4 tons of trash
  • 30 yards: Can hold about nine pickup trucks' worth of trash
  • 40 yards: Can hold about 12 pickup trucks' worth of trash

The most popular size is the 20-yard dumpster, which is commonly used for outdoor projects or home remodels. Bigger options, like the 30- and 40-yard dumpster, are generally used for major home renovations. They are also ideal for community cleanup events. The smallest sizes can be great for major home clean-outs in the spring or small do-it-yourself remodeling jobs.

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