Arvada’s Spring Recycling Event- Tuesday, May 2 thru Sunday, May 14, 2017.

March 28, 2017
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Free Two-Week Recycle Event

The City of Arvada, in partnership with SustainAbility, will be offering a FREE drop-off Recycling Event beginning Tuesday, May 2 thru Sunday, May 14, 2017.

Things of Special Note

Acceptable/Non-Acceptable Items

For a comprehensive list of ALL acceptable items and ALL Non-Acceptable items, please visit SustainAbility

 SustainAbility

 

 

Examples of Items that Will be Accepted

Examples of Items that Will NOT be Accepted

HOWEVER, please note that bulky items such as furniture can usually be picked up curbside by your trash hauler for a small additional fee. Contact your local trash hauler to arrange pickup. ​Download the PDF of Licensed Recycling/Trash Haulers.

Bicycle Recycling

Drop off your unused bikes! The local Optimists club members will pick up those bikes and refurbish them to be distributed to community members who cannot afford a bike. Learn more about the Bike Recycle program.

 

Year ‘Round Recycling and Trash Disposal Information

SustainAbility

SustainAbility is open year round and is located in East Arvada. They are able to accommodate many common household and hard to recycle items. Some items, if dropped outside the two-week recycle event, require a small drop fee.

 SustainAbility

 

 

Recycle/Trash Haulers Licensed in Arvada

For large item pickup, such as furniture, your local trash hauler will haul them away for an additional fee. Contact your local trash hauler to arrange pickup. ​Download the PDF of Licensed Recycling/Trash Haulers.

Household Chemical Disposal

Contact Rooney Road Recycling Center  at 151 S. Rooney Rd., Golden, Colorado. Visit the website for a list of accepted materials, directions, cost. and contact information.

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Recycling Guide

Visit our Recycling Guide for information on where to recycle common household and hard to recycle items in the Metro area.

 Recycling Guide

 

 

Local Landfill

The landfill nearest Arvada is Republic Services Landfill located at 8900 CO-93, Golden, CO 80403. For hours and pricing information, contact them at 303-371-5115.

Why the Curbside Cleanup Was Eliminated

Due to a lack of trash haulers interested in bidding on the curbside cleanup, coupled with the need to increase funding for street maintenance, Arvada decided to eliminate the curbside cleanup program.

The Arvada City Council analyzed several alternatives to provide residents with some opportunity to dispose of bulky items at no cost. In line with our commitment to sustainable practices, the City decided to offer a two-week drop-off recycling event in place of the curbside cleanup.

Questions may be directed to the City Manager’s Office at 720-898-7500.