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Program Event Dates

Click & Haul - bulky or large item collections

Event Dates: Click & Haul collections are scheduled during the work week, depending on your address. Thornton residents can use this service to:  Get rid of clutter in the garage or basement, plan a do-it-yourself room remodel, clean up the yard or storage shed, get rid of recently replaced furniture or appliances, or for a rental property cleanup! 

Location: Items must be placed in an orderly fashion (stacked/bundled) at the curb by 7 a.m. the day of the scheduled collection.

Guidelines:  The cost is just $65 per collection for 6 cubic yards of stuff, that would fill two normal sized pickup truck loads. More than two full pickup loads = $109 or more. Restrictions and limitations apply.  The cost of service is placed on the next utility bill for payment. Furniture, appliances, mattresses/box springs, hot water heaters, fence panels, branches, remodeling debris, and evaporative coolers are eligible for pickup.

Restrictions:  NO hazardous materials (i.e., flammable liquids, oil, paint, fertilizer, chemical cleaners, etc.).  NO tires.  NO concrete or masonry demolition (driveway concrete, wall blocks or gravel).  NO televisions, computer monitors, DVD players, and other certain electronics.

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Event dates:  December 26 through December 31

Guidelines: During the week following Christmas, City trash/recycle customers may place their flattened holiday boxes and bagged wrapping paper at the curb for collection on their regular trash collection day.  Please use black trash containers first or consider placing eligible items with other recyclables in the green recycle containers for collection on regular recycle collection day.  Boxes and bags filled with trash or debris placed outside the black containers will not be collected.  Use the black trash containers for all household trash.

Curbside Christmas Tree Collection

Event dates:  December 30 through January 4

Guidelines:  Thornton trash customers may place their natural Christmas tree at the curb for collection on their regular trash day  December 30 - January 4.  Please do not wrap trees in plastic and be sure to remove all lights and ornaments.

Christmas Tree Drop-off

Event date:  Saturday, January 11, 2019

Event time:  9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Location:  Thornton's Infrastructure Maintenance Center (IMC) 12450 Washington Street.  Use the north entrance with access on 126th Avenue east of Washington Street.

Guidelines:  Thornton residents may drop off natural Christmas trees for recycling.  Proof of residency is required.