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2023 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, which 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.

Schedule an appointment. 

Holiday Wrap Collection

Dates:  Regular trash collection days, December 26 - 30

Guidelines:  City trash/recycle customers only may place their flattened holiday boxes and bagged wrapping paper at the curb for collection on their regular trash collection day.  Please fill black trash containers first or consider placing eligible items with other recyclables in the green containers for collection on regular recycle collection day.  Use the black trash containers for all household trash.

Christmas Tree Curbside Collection

Dates:  Regular trash collection days, December 26, 2023 - January 6, 2024

Guidelines:  City trash/recycling customers only may place natural Christmas trees at the curb for collection on their regular trash day.  Do not wrap trees in plastic and be sure to remove all ornaments and lights.

Christmas Tree Drop-off Day

Date:  Saturday, January 13, 2024

Time:  8 a.m. - noon

Location:  Thornton's Infrastructure Maintenance Center (IMC), 12450 Washington Street, Thornton, CO  80241. Use the north entrance, accessed from 126th Avenue, east of Washington Street.

Guidelines:  Thornton residents may bring their natural Christmas trees to the Infrastructure Maintenance Center for recycling.  Proof of residency is required. Do not wrap trees in plastic and remove all ornaments and lights.