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Trash & Recycling 
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Thornton provides curbside trash and recycling collection to over 26,625 homes, as well as a number of other collection services for our citizens. The collection service operates as an enterprise fund — meaning that all costs are covered by user fees.



Saturday, October 11, 2014

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

City of Thornton Infrastructure Maintenance Center

12450 Washington Street, Thornton, CO

Restrictions apply. Please email or call 720-977-6200 for more information.


Saturday, October 11, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Village Baptist Church
4550 E. 128th Ave.
Fees may apply.  Please click here for more information.
Can't make it to the drop off event? 
Limtronik Electronic Manufacturing Services offers safe and responsible de-manufacturing of industrial and consumer electronics. Please call 720-975-0006 ext. 115 or click here for more information.

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e Collection Schedule?

REMINDER:  Recycling is a twice a month service for City trash customers, not every other week.  For example: if your recycle collection schedule is every 1st and 3rd Monday or Tuesday of the month, and there are 5 Mondays and Tuesdays in September, your recycle will not be collected on the 29th or the 30th.

To have your recycle pick up schedule sent electronically, please email your physical home address to with
RECYCLE CALENDAR REQUEST in the subject line.

Or, click here to locate your home address on a map with recycle schedules.

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Contact the Thornton Environmental Services office via email at, or call 720-977-6200.


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