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Free yard waste drop-off event this Saturday

Post Date:10/31/2017 11:00 AM

Dispose of your fall leaves and other compostable green waste from your residential lawn at this free event on Saturday, Nov. 4. All collected material goes to a composting facility instead of the landfill. Proof of residency is required, no businesses or contractors allowed.

Green Yard Waste Drop-Off Event
Saturday, Nov. 4
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
former Mile High Greyhound Park site
(enter at E. 62nd Avenue and Parkway Drive)

Acceptable materials include:

  • Leaves
  • Grass clippings
  • Tree limbs (cut to no more than 8 feet long)
  • Weeds, flowers, other plant debris
  • Sawdust

Items NOT accepted include:

  • Lumber, plywood or other construction debris
  • Sod or dirt
  • Fencing, rocks, bricks, flower pots
  • Cactus or palm branches
  • Animal droppings
  • Any non-organic or hazardous materials

All items are subject to individual review. Contact the Public Works Department at 303-289-8150 with questions about eligibility of specific items. 

Visit the Trash & Recycling page for more information.

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