Utility Billing

Garbage & Recycling

Waste Connections

**If you are Moving In to the Town of Johnstown, or Moving Out. Please complete the Move In/Move Out details at the bottom of this page or contact Town Hall at 970-587-4664**

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The Town of Johnstown has contracted with Waste Connections to provide garbage and recycling services to residents in Town. Garbage and recycling services are billed with your utility bill through the Town of Johnstown. 

**For changes to service or questions related to service changes, please email utilitybilling@johnstownco.gov or contact Town Hall at 970-587-4664. Please note that service change requests made during the transition period (August 16-September 7) will be honored for October billing cycle with service changes/switches occurring in the month of September.  Please hold onto your service change request until September**

Garbage and Recycling Schedule

**Starting on Dec. 6, 2021, households WEST of Colorado Blvd are ORANGE week and households EAST of Colorado Blvd are BLUE week**

Recycling Guidelines

Seasonal Christmas Tree Pick Up

The Town of Johnstown has a free Christmas Tree pick up for residents using Town garbage and recycling services. Tree pick up in 2021 will be following the Town recycling schedule as it relates to what homes are served on what days. You DO NOT need to be a recycling customer to use this service but will need to following the recycling schedule for your area. 

January 10 Pick Up - for homes WEST of Colorado Blvd
Includes, but not limited, to these neighborhoods: Clearview, Corbett Glen, Carlson Farms, Rocksbury Ridge, Thompson River Ranch, Thompson Crossing, 2534 and Johnstown Plaza Area

January 17 Pick Up - for homes EAST of Colorado Blvd
Includes, but not limited, to these neighborhoods: Old Town Johnstown, Pioneer Ridge, Mallard Ridge, Rolling Hills Ranch, Johnstown Farms, The Landings

Pick Up Guidelines

  1. On your pick up day, place tree near your garbage/recycling totes. Do not obstruct garbage/recycling totes from the road
  2. Remove ALL electrical and light decorations from your tree
  3. Remove all decorations that you would like to keep
  4. Break down trees taller than 6 feet (so that they can fit into the vehicle)
  5. Fake trees that meet the above guidelines can also be disposed of
  6. A rear-loading truck will be used to take the trees. This truck is different than the standard garbage or recycling trucks and will ONLY take your tree

Pick Up Guidelines

Make sure to follow the guidelines below to ensure your trash and recycling actually gets picked up on your pickup day. If these aren't followed, your trash won't be taken by Waste Connections. If you have any questions about these, be sure to contact Waste Connections at 303-288-2100.

  • Container must be curbside (please connect with Waste Connections regarding alley service) by 7 am on service day (Please do not block sidewalk.)
  • Please note the drivers can be out until it gets dark
  • Please leave at least 2 feet between containers
  • Do not park personal vehicles within 10 feet of containers on service day
  • Handles should be placed towards your house - Do not drill into, bolt or fasten anything to the cart
  • Call Customer Service to schedule large item pick ups i.e. furniture, carpet etc.(there may be additional charges) We will need at least 48 hours notice from your scheduled pick up day
  • Trash should not be higher than the lid of the container or be placed on top of the lid
  • Leaves and yard/grass clippings should be bagged and tied
  • Trash should be bagged and tied - Do not pack materials tightly into cart
  • Do not place the following items in the cart: 
  • Hazardous or prohibited waste or materials such as motor oil, tires, batteries, herbicides, pesticides or acids. Dead animals, dirt, sod, brick, concrete or rock, hot ashes, coals or flammable materials such as solvents, oil, gas or liquid paint 




Garbage and Recycling Schedule

**Starting on Dec. 6, 2021, households WEST of Colorado Blvd are ORANGE week and households EAST of Colorado Blvd are BLUE week**





*****Starting December 6, 2021 - Johnstown households should follow the below Monday recycling dates*****
Households WEST of Colorado Blvd are on ORANGE (A) Recycling Week
January 10 & 24
February 7 & 21
March 7 & 21

Households EAST of Colorado Blvd are on BLUE (B) Recycling Week
January 3 & 17 & 31
February 14 & 28
March 14 & 28


Garbage and Recycling Schedule

Recycling Guidelines



5 year fixed rates for Garbage and Recycling with Waste Connections

  • Large Garbage and Recycling Bundle : $14.50/month
    (both 96 gallon totes)
  • Small Garbage and Recycling Bundle$12.50/month
    (64 gallon trash tote and 96 gallon recycling tote)
  • Large Garbage Only$12.50/month
    (96 gallon trash tote)
  • Small Garbage Only$10.50/month
    (64 gallon trash tote)


Waste Connections EXTRA Services

Additional Services Offered by Waste Connections
Waste Connections offers extra services for residents (shown below). Residents need to call Waste Connections to set up these additional services. 

  • Extra 96 gallon garbage tote: $4.00/month
  • Bulk item pick-up: $15.00/item
  • Extra bags: call Waste Connections for more details

Landfills, Hazardous Waste, and Green Waste

North Household Hazardous Waste Facility 
1311 North 17th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80634 
Open every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday* 
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

South Household Hazardous Waste Facility  
5500 Highway 52 
Dacono, CO 80514
Open every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday* 
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

1311 North 17th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80634 
Open the second Tuesday and the fourth Saturday of each month 
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

*We are closed for all major holidays including the Saturday following or prior to the holiday if the holiday is on a Friday or Monday.

Business waste will be accepted by appointment only and will not be accepted on residential drop-off days (those days listed above).  Please call (970) 400-2217 for more information.

Larimer County Landfill: https://www.larimer.org/solidwaste
Larimer County Green Waste: https://www.larimer.org/solidwaste/greenwaste 
Greeley Organic Waste: http://greeleygov.com/services/recycling
North Weld Landfill: https://www.wmsolutions.com/locations/details/id/55
Household Hazardous Waste Disposal: https://www.larimer.org/solidwaste/haz/household

Pay your bill online!

You can pay your bill online with Xpress Bill Pay.

To register for a free Xpress Bill Pay account:

  1. Click on the button above. It will take you directly to the Town of Johnstown's Xpress Bill Pay website.
  2. Click the link that says "Create New Account" and complete the short registration form, including email address and password.
  3. Login and select "Town of Johnstown" as your billing organization. You will be asked for your account number and the last name as it appears on your bill. During the set up process, you have the option to select auto pay. If you do not want auto pay, select "NO" to continue.
  4. Once your Town of Johnstown bill is linked to your Xpress Bill Pay account, you can set up email billing or view and pay your bill online. You can also set up a recurring auto payment schedule.

For technical support, call 1-800-766-2350 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT, Monday through Friday. To pay by phone, call 1-800-720-6847.

Moving In or Moving Out?

If you are MOVING OUT, please click here to complete the MOVE OUT form. 

If you are MOVING IN, please complete a property owner utility agreement form (below) and email form and picture of valid, government issues ID to utilitybilling@johnstownco.gov.*

*Please note that electronic filing of this document is available as a result of facilities currently being closed to the public. 


Other documents:

Property Owner Utility Agreement Form

Tenant Utility Form

2021 Fee Schedule