Spring Curbside Clean Up

Spring Curbside Clean Up

The City of Arvada's Spring Curbside Clean Up Program
*2015 Dates TBA

This free, large-item curbside pickup and drop-off site for residences within the Arvada City limits is conducted every other year in odd-numbered years and is intended to assist citizens with the removal of large bulk items that trash companies charge extra to collect.

2013 Project Totals :

Week 1 Totals (May 6-10):  273.71 Tons of trash collected & 5 roll-offs (30 yards in size)

Week 2 Totals (May 13-17): 385.05 Tons of trash collected & 8 roll-offs (30 yard in size)

Week 3 Totals (May 20-24): 387.18 Tons of trash collected & 19 roll-offs (30 yard in size)

Total:  1045.94 Tons of trash collected & 32 roll-offs (30 yard in size)

Items We Will Pick Up:

  • furniture, mattresses, box springs, and frames             
  • stoves, ovens, dishwashers, washing machines, dryers
  • fencing (5’ x 8’ max size), railroad ties cut into 4 foot lengths or smaller, and lawn edging           
  • sinks, toilets, bathtubs, lumber and drywall (8’ max), carpet (6’ rolls & 50 lbs.), flooring, doors, and windows      
  • water heaters, gas grills (no propane bottles), swing sets (disassembled), and bicycles


Items We Will NOT Pick Up:

  • refrigerators, freezers, or any item with freon; microwave ovens  (see below for information on appliance and scrap metal removal)
  • wood stoves  (see below for information on free drop-off site or appliance and scrap metal removal)
  • televisions, computer monitors, and computers (see electronic waste information below)
  • garbage bags full of trash or loose debris that will fit into a garbage bag or trashcan
  • trees, branches, or shrubs or trash that is mixed with trees, branches or shrubs              
  • household chemicals and paint, fuel tanks or cans, batteries, propane bottles, or closed drums
  • gravel, asphalt, rock, sod, earth, concrete, brick, block, pavers, or roofing materials
  • tires off the rims  (four car or light truck tires may be brought to the free drop-off site)
  • engine blocks, car parts, or any small gas engine equipment  (see below for information on free drop-off site or appliance and scrap metal removal)
  • Any item longer than eight feet
  • materials or debris from a private contractor’s work                   
  • Any item that cannot be safely lifted into a pickup truck by two workers 


ONLY DURING THE DATES OF THE SPRING CLEANUP:  Drop Off Site: City of Arvada Street Maintenance Facility, 6161 Olde Wadsworth Boulevard, 7:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m. 7 days a week during curbside pick-up period : Drop Off Items Include: Tires (four maximum and off the rims), bicycles, lawn mowers, car parts, and metal items. A driver’s license or utility bill will be required as proof of City residency when dropping off any items.  There is NOT a drop-off site for trees, branches and shrubs.


For Household Chemical and Electronic Waste Disposal, contact Rooney Road Recycling Center  at 151 S. Rooney Rd., Golden, Colorado.  Please call 303-316-6262 for price and appointment, list of accepted materials, directions, and cost information.


For Free Appliance and Scrap Metal Removal, contact Front Range Recycling Services, LLC  at  www.frontrangerecycling.com  or call 720-588-0268 to schedule an appointment.





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