Skip navigation

Trash Collection


Translate This Page


Right-Sizing Your Trash Cart

As Denver residents recycle and compost more of their waste, it’s a good time to start thinking about what trash cart size best fits your home. Solid Waste Management offers three different trash cart sizes: 35, 65, and 95-gallons. 

infographic of trash capacity for three trash cart size options

How do you reduce your trash?

1. Recycle more

  • Upsize to a 95-gallon recycle cart
  • Request a second recycle cart

2. Sign up for compost

  • Learn more about the compost program and sign up here
  • Upsize to a 95-gallon compost cart

Residents can also request a different sized cart by calling 311 (720-913-1311).