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Posted on: May 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] June Trash Bash postponed to September

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The City of Brighton has postponed its June dates for its popular Trash Bash drop-off program for Brighton residents in need of disposing large items. Due to COVID-19-related health and safety concerns, the program has been moved to the following two weekends in September: Friday, Sept. 11 and Saturday, Sept. 12 and Friday, Sept. 18 and Saturday, Sept. 19.

In addition, the city will provide pickup service Sept. 9, 10, 16 and 17 for the elderly or those with special needs. To request pick up, please call 303-655-2034.

Residents can bring their large items on the specified drop-off dates to the Brighton WasteWater Treatment Facility at 325 North Kuner Road from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Small loose items must be containerized and total weight must be relative to the type of container.

Acceptable items include:

  • ·         Furniture
  • ·         Cabinets
  • ·         Appliances (no refrigerators or freezers)
  • ·         Bicycles
  • ·         Carpet (must be cut up)
  • ·         Doors
  • ·         Lawn/yard equipment
  • ·         Branches (cut less than five feet and bundled securely)
  • ·         Nail-free lumber less than eight feet in length

This service is for residents who live within the city limits of Brighton only. Brighton addresses do not necessarily mean that you are Brighton resident. A suitable proof of residency (utility or phone bill) is required as well as identification, such as a driver’s license. No commercial or industrial facilities will be allowed. A suggested donation of $10 will be accepted to help defray from the cost of the service. Tires will be accepted for a fee of $5 each. No oversized tires are allowed.

Items not allowed include: Televisions, household trash, commercial waste, concrete/home improvement project debris, grass clippings, computers, air conditioners, freezers, microwaves, refrigerators, office electrical equipment, car bodies, smoke detectors, all liquids, paint, motor oil, pesticides or chemicals as well as any material that is toxic, corrosive or explosive and no sealed containers with unknown contents. 

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