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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Dumpster Days are back!

DUMPSTER DAYS 2022

Wheat Ridge residents are invited to get rid of their large trash, recycling, and green waste.

Dates and Locations:

  • JULY 23: APPLEWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH
  • AUGUST 20: WHEAT RIDGE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
  • SEPTEMBER 17: ST. JAMES EPISCOPAL CHURCH

Items will be accepted 8 a.m. - Noon or until dumpsters are full. 

Accepted Trash: solid, non-hazardous waste, yard debris, furniture, general trash, junk you cannot recycle.

Accepted Recycling: Aluminum and tin cans, solid Styrofoam, newspaper, mixed paper, magazines, milk cartons, rigid plastics, plastic bottles, plastic tubs, flattened cardboard, brown paper bags, junk mail, EMPTY aerosol cans.

Accepted Yard Waste: ONLY BRANCHES UNDER 4” in diameter, and only leaves.   

NOT Accepted Trash: Electronics, appliances, refrigerators, batteries, hazardous liquids, motor oils, oil filters, tires, large construction debris, concrete, rocks, fertilizers, bug killers, aerosols, cleaners, adhesives, propane tanks, ammunition, computers, mobile phones, medical waste.

NOT Accepted Recycling: Hazardous materials, batteries, steel items, any metal other an aluminum and tin can, packing peanuts, plastic bags, clamshells plastic containers, plastic six pack holders, shredded paper, used paper towels, ceramics, winder or windshield glass, needles.

NOT Accepted Yard Waste: large branches, dirt, stumps, rocks, fertilizers.

Questions? Contact: Jake at jharrington@wearelocalworks.com

Visit: https://wearelocalworks.org/our-programs/tlc-wheat-ridge/dumpster-days/

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