When obtaining a bear-resistant container, be sure that it has been certified as being bear-resistant by the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee (IGBC) bear-resistant container testing protocols.
City residents and businesses with damaged city-provided bear-resistant trash containers should contact the city at 970-375-5004 to schedule repairs or replacement. County residents should contact their waste hauler.
CITY RESIDENTS – Residential bear-resistant trash containers
IGBC-certified residential bear-resistant trash containers are available at an extra $4 a month.
COUNTY RESIDENTS – Residential bear-resistant trash containers
IGBC-certified 96-gallon and 64-gallon residential bear-resistant trash containers at an additional $8 a month. A refundable $100 deposit is required. Photo gallery of Phoenix Recycling products
COMMERCIAL BEAR-RESISTANT DUMPSTERS
Uncertified commercial bear-resistant dumpsters available. Photo gallery of WCA Transit Waste products
Uncertified commercial bear-resistant dumpsters available. Photo gallery of Waste Management products
Uncertified commercial bear-resistant dumpsters available.
Uncertified bear-resistant commercial dumpsters available.
PAGOSA SPRINGS – Residential bear-resistant trash containers
Uncertified residential bear-resistant trash containers available.
Manufacturers make bear-resistant containers for a variety of uses including:
- residential curbside trash containers See photo examples
- metal dumpsters with locking lids for commercial, multi-family housing See photo examples
- all-metal residential trash enclosures and trash containers See photo examples
- all-metal containers for municipal parks and campgrounds See photo examples
- food storage lockers for campgrounds See photo examples
- recycling See photo examples
- storage of restaurant grease See photo examples
- storage of livestock grain, pet food and more See photo examples
Colorado Correctional Industries
Canon City, CO
719-269-4500 x 3207
Solid Waste Systems
Issenberg Design, inc
970 626 3399
OUT OF STATE
Grand Rapids, MI
Tahoe City, CA
Haul-All Equipment Ltd.
Capital Industries, Inc.
UltraTec Equipment Sales
World Safe Products
Carson Valley Welding
Canyon Country, CA
Tahoe Bear Box
Carnelian Bay, CA