Examples of wildlife-resistant trash containers and enclosures that meet Town of Vail standards per the Wildlife Protection Ordinance:

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ACCEPTABLE: Includes external clips.
Visit the certified vendors page for purchase information.


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ACCEPTABLE and RECOMMENDED: Includes internal latch mechanism.
Visit the certified vendors page for purchase information.


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ACCEPTABLE: Containter requires a permit for location approval.
Call 479-2139.


Unacceptable Containers - Click for larger image 

NOT ACCEPTABLE. No latches to prevent wildlife from opening containters.


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ACCEPTABLE: Either enclosure requires a permit.


 Unacceptable Enclosure - Click for larger image

NOT ACCEPTABLE: Enclosures must be sealed at both top and bottom to prevent wildlife from entering.

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