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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Annual Spring Clean-Up: Saturday, May 6th

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The Town of Erie Department of Public Works is partnering with a variety of vendors including Front Range Landfill, Goodwill Industries of Denver, Shred-It and others during the 12th Annual Town of Erie Spring Clean-Up.


DONATE USED HOME SUPPLIES
Goodwill will have a collection center set up at the Leon A. Wurl Service Center, located at 150 Bonnell Avenue from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. All donations must be clean and in working order. View general guidelines for donations here. Goodwill will also accept electronic items. Guidelines for electronic items can be found here.

METAL-TYPE NON-WORKING ITEMS 
Dispose of metal-type non-working items at the Leon A. Wurl Service Center, located at 150 Bonnell Avenue, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Items accepted include:

  • AC units
  • Batteries
  • BBQs
  • Bikes
  • Car Parts
  • Engine Blocks
  • Hot Water Heaters
  • Lawn Mowers
  • Misc Computer Parts
  • Refrigerators/freezers
  • Screen Doors
  • Small Appliances
  • Stoves
  • Transmissions
  • Vacuum Cleaners
  • Washers/dryers
  • Window Frames


DOCUMENT SHREDDING
Shred It will provide free document shredding service of outdated files or confidential paperwork at the Leon A. Wurl Service Center, located at 150 Bonnell Avenue from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

MEDICATION TAKE-BACK PROGRAM
The Town of Erie’s Public Works Department is collaborating with the TakeAway Medication Recovery System by providing 50 free envelopes (first come, first served) for mailing unused and unwanted household medications. These envelopes are available at the Leon A. Wurl Service Center, located at 150 Bonnell Avenue from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., while supplies last. Residents who are unable to pick-up a free envelope on May 6th may purchase one at the Police Station anytime during normal business hours. View more information about the Medication Take-Back Program here.


DROP OFF UNWANTED ITEMS & YARD WASTE AT FRONT RANGE LANDFILL
The Front Range Landfill, located at 1830 Weld County Road 5 in Erie, will accept large household items and yard waste. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Residents may dispose of any large household items as well as tree limbs or other yard waste FREE OF CHARGE. Residents must show either a Town of Erie utility bill or driver’s license with an Erie address as proof of residency. Reminder, as of July 1, 2013, electronic disposal is no longer allowed through trash and landfill services.

Please note the following:

  • All loads must be covered
  • All load’s must be level with bed of the Truck and/or Trailer
  • Construction materials such as roofing shingles, concrete, and framing materials could be subject to charges
  • Items that will not be accepted include hazardous materials such as refrigerators, car batteries, tires, and paint.


YEAR ROUND RECYCLING OPPORTUNITIES:

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE

The Town of Erie contracts with Boulder County and Weld County to provide our citizens a place to dispose of household hazardous waste. Erie residents, regardless of which county they live in, can use both facilities. View more information and hours of operation for both facilities here. *Note: this service is not restricted to the Town of Erie Clean-Up event times.


RECYCLING CENTER

The Town of Erie Department of Public Works maintains a Recycling Center which accepts Commingled Containers and Mixed Paper. The Recycling Center is located at 1000 Briggs Street and is open to the public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. View more information on the Recycling Center here. *Note: this service is not restricted to the Town of Erie Clean-Up event times.


For more information on any of the Town of Erie Spring Clean-Up events,
please contact Kris McDaniel at 303-926-2872 or krismc@erieco.gov.

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