Welcome to Vail Valley Waste!


Does Vail Valley Waste charge additional surcharges or fees?
No! Vail Valley Waste prides itself in not charging any hidden fees like fuel surcharges or environmental fees. The price you are quoted is the price you will pay!

Holidays do you observe and how does that affect trash pickup?
Vail Valley Waste observes the following holidays  & does NOT pick up residential trash on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day. Check the schedule on our pickup calendar for more information or print a copy of our yearly service calendar.

What time will my garbage and recycling be picked up? 
While we try to be consistent with our pick up times it can can change for different reasons. To insure that you do not miss the trash pickup have your trash at the curb by  8 am.  Your recycle cart can be placed next to the trash on your recycling day.

What different types of trash services do you offer?
We offer Residential and Commercial trash services in the Vail Valley.  For residential trash services we offer an – on call service, a valet service, bulk item and lawn waste removal. To learn more go to our waste services page.

Can VVW help families with short or long term injuries or special needs?
The team members at VVW are honored to offer support to families with short or long term special needs. Whether you have just had knee reconstruction or have limited mobility, our drivers are glad to lend an extra hand each week. Please contact Byron at 977-9228 to discuss how VVW can best serve you!

Can I schedule an extra pick up? 
Yes. Please call or email to schedule an extra pick up. Extra pick ups may be scheduled for a fee Monday through Friday and are offered from Gypsum to East Vail.

How do I maintain my trash container? 
Vail Valley Waste  recommends that you wash out your container every once in a while with soap and warm water to keep it odor free.

Where does our recycling go? 
All residential curbside residential recycling in the Vail Valley follows a single-stream recycle process. Recyclables go together in one container – this includes glass, plastic, aluminum, newspaper, cardboard, office paper and more. Recyclables are collected in the VVW recycle truck and sent to the Denver Recycles materials reclamation facility in Denver for sorting and repurposing.

What things shouldn’t be placed in my trash container?
Please bag all of your household waste to help keep your cart smelling fresh.  Other items that should not be in your waste include:

    • Tires
    • Motor Oil
    • Household Hazardous Waste
    • Liquid paint
    • Needles or syringes
    • Cooking oil