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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 trash and recycle customers 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.

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2017 Special Christmas Wrap Collection

Event Dates:  December 26 through December 31

Guidelines: During the week following Christmas, City trash/recycle customers may place their flattened holiday boxes and bagged wrapping paper at the curb for collection on their regular trash collection day. Please use black trash container first or consider placing eligible items with other recyclables in the green recycle container, which will be emptied on your regular recycle colleciton day. Boxes and bags filled with trash or debris placed outside the black containers will not be collected.

2018 Christmas Tree Curbside Collection

Event Dates:  January 2 through January 12, 2018

Guidelines: City trash/recycle customers may place their natural Christmas trees at the curb for collection on their regular trash day January 2 through January 12.  Please do not wrap trees in plastic.  Remove all ornaments and lights.

2018 Christmas Tree Drop-off

Event Dates:  January 13, 2018

Event Time:  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Guidelines: On Saturday, January 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. only, Thornton residents may bring their natural Christmas trees to the Infrastructure Maintenance Center (IMC) located at 12450 Washington Street.  Restrictions and limitations apply.  Proof of residency is required.  Remove all ornaments and lights and do not wrap trees in plastic.