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Posted on: September 3, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Fall Clean-Up Set for Saturday, September 14

The Town of Erie is partnering with Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley and the Front Range Landfill to assist residents in disposing of unwanted household items, building materials, yard waste and electronics during the 8th Annual Town of Erie Fall Clean-Up set for Saturday, September 14, 2013. NEW THIS YEAR: Residents may also drop off unwanted documents for shredding on Friday, September 13, 2013. View details below for locations and times.

Five Great Ways to Get Rid of Unwanted Household Items and Documents

  1. Drop Off Unwanted Items and Yard Waste at Front Range Landfill:
    The Front Range Landfill, located at 1441 Weld County Road 6 in Erie, will accept large household items and yard waste. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm. 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 water bill or driver’s license with an Erie address as proof of residency. 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.


  2. Donate Used Home Supplies and Building Materials to Habitat for Humanity:
    Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley will have a collection center set up at the Leon A. Wurl Service Center located at 150 Bonnell Avenue in Erie. All donations must be clean and in working order. All donations must be approved by Habitat for Humanity staff and are accepted at their discretion. Generally, they will accept everything in resellable condition except for sleeper sofas, mattresses & box springs, tv’s, computers or computer accessories. To view Habitat for Humanity’s complete Material Donation Overview, please visit www.LongmontReStore.webs.com.

  3. Brush & Limb Drop Off Service:
    The Town of Erie’s Parks Department is collaborating with Public Works to offer brush/tree limb drop off service at the Leon A Wurl Service Center. Staff will accept tree limb and brush drop off from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm at the LAWSC East entrance. Signage and Staff will help direct residents to the appropriate drop-off spot upon arrival. No bagged or loose leaves, stumps, grass clippings, landscape debris, or non-organic materials will be accepted at this site. In conjunction with the clean-up efforts from the August 3, 3012 storm, residents were able to dispose of tree limbs. With this, the Parks Division chipped up all that was delivered and is offering this back to the residents in for form of free mulch. Resident may bring a vehicle to the Service Center and load it with free mulch.

  4. Electronic Recycling Service:
    The Town of Erie’s Public Works Department is collaborating with G&S Mountain Recyclers to provide electronic recycling services. As of July 1, 2013, electronic disposal is no longer allowed through trash and landfill services. G&S Mountain Recyclers will have a truck available at the Service Center from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm to accept electronic items for a small fee. Some examples of the fees include:
    • Laptop - $8
    • Computer monitors under 17” - $12
    • Computer monitors over 17” - $15
    • Computer monitors flat screen - $6
    • Television up to 17” - $12
    • Television over 18” - $1.25 per inch
    • Cell phones, keyboard, mouse, speakers, palm pilot, batteries - $0
    • Printers – from $4 - $12
    • DVD/VCR - $2
    • Microwave - $8
    • Cameras - $2
    • Phone/answering machine - $1


  5. NEW! Document Shredding:
    The Town of Erie’s Public Works Department is collaborating with Shred It to provide free document shredding service at the Leon A. Wurl Service Center on Friday, September 13, 2013 from 4:00pm – 7:00 pm. This service will not be available on Saturday with the other events.

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

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