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2022 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. 

Landfill Days

Event Dates:  Saturday, April 2 and Saturday, September 24

Event Times:  7 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Location: Republic Services Tower Landfill  19260 E. 88th Ave., Commerce City, CO  80022

Guidelines:  Landfill days allow Thornton residents to bring items to the Republic Services Tower Landfill that they may not be able to dispose of through their regular trash service. One load per household. Mattresses and box springs are subject to a fee of $30 each. Proof of residency is required. Non-hazardous debris only. Pickup, cars, and small single-axle trailer loads only (less than 5 yards). All loads must be covered. Commercial loads are subject to applicable fees. Freon charged appliances are not accepted. No liquids, electronics, tires, car batteries, medical waste, ammunition, fireworks, or fluorescent bulbs will be accepted. Safety vests must be worn at all times and are available at the landfill for $3

Tree Branch/Compost Drop-off

Event Dates:  Saturday, April 9, May 14, June 11, July 16, August 13, September 17

Event Times:  8 a.m. - noon

Location:  Thornton's Infrastructure Maintenance Center  12450 Washington Street  Use the north entrance with access from 126th Avenue, east of Washington Street.

Guidelines:  Thornton residents may bring tree branches, limbs, and compostable material to the Infrastructure Maintenance Center (IMC). Proof of residency is required. Residents will be responsible for unloading their branches and all compost material. Compost material must be placed in BPI certified fully compostable bags, paper sacks, or be prepared to open other types of bags and empty on site.