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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Trash Bash coming this spring and fall

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The City of Brighton will once again offer its popular Trash Bash for Brighton residents in need of large item disposal. The drop-off program will take place in the spring on Friday, April 30 and Saturday, May 1 and in the fall on Friday, Sept. 24 and Saturday, Sept. 25. For both weekends, Trash Bash will take place from 9 - 5 p.m. at the Brighton Wastewater Treatment Facility located at 325 North Kuner Road (Brighton Street entrance). In addition, the City will provide pick-up service for the elderly or those with special needs on April 28 and 29 and Sept. 23 and 25. To request a pick-up, please call 303-655-2087.

The ECO Event for electronics disposal and shredding will take place on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at City Hall (500 S. 4th Avenue). Acceptable items include game consoles, electrical equipment, electric cords, keyboards, computer towers, laptops, cell phones, and other electrical devices. Disposal of some items include minimal fees, while a $5 donation is suggested (but not required) for shredding to help defray costs. Eco Event details here.

For Trash Bash, 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

**Small loose items must be containerized and total weight must be relative to the type of container.

This service is for City of Brighton residents only. No commercial or industrial facilities will be allowed. A City of Brighton water bill or suitable proof of residence (i.e. driver’s license) is required. A suggested donation of $10 will be accepted to help defray the cost of the service. Car and light pickup tires will be accepted for a fee of $7 each, oversized pickup tires for $10 each and semi truck tires for $20 each.

Items not allowed include household trash, commercial waste, concrete/home improvement project debris, grass clippings, televisions, computers, air conditioners/freezers, microwaves/refrigerators, office electrical equipment, car bodies, smoke detectors, all liquids, paint, motor oil, pesticides, chemicals, toxic, corrosive or explosive materials or any sealed containers with unknown contents.

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