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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.

Click here to schedule an appointment. 


Fall Leaf Drop-off

Event dates:  November 7

Event times:  8 a.m. - Noon

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 bring fall leaves to the IMC.  Proof of residency is required.  You will be responsible for unloading all material.  Leaves must be placed in BPI certified fully compostable bags, paper sacks, or be prepared to open any other bag and empty on site.  

Curbside Fall Leaf Collection Guidelines

City trash customers may leave bagged leaves only at the curb on their collection day October 19 through November 13.  Please use black trash containers first and only leave extra bags when cans are full.  This service is for City trash/recycle customers only.