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Posted on: August 4, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Trash Bash, Eco Fair return September 23 and 24

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The City of Brighton will again be hosting its popular large disposal and electronic recycling drop-off programs Trash Bash and Eco Event & Recycling for Brighton residents this fall. Trash Bash will be held on Friday and Saturday, September 23 and 24 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Brighton Wastewater Treatment Facility (325 N. Kuner Road, Brighton Street entrance) and Eco Event & Recycling will be on Saturday, Sept. 24 at City Hall (500 South 4th Avenue, south entrance from Jessup Street) from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

The city will provide Trash Bash pick-up service for large item disposal for the elderly or those with special needs on Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 21 and 22. To request a pick-up, please call 303-655-2087.

Trash Bash details:

Acceptable items include:

  • Furniture
  • Cabinets
  • Mattresses, box springs
  • Appliances (no refrigerators or freezers)
  • Bicycles
  • Carpet (must be cut up)
  • Doors
  • Stereos
  • Lawn/yard equipment
  • Mattresses/box springs
  • Branches (must be cut to less than five feet in length 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 help to 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. Residents with large trailers could be asked to unload items by themselves in an effort to keep the line moving.

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.

Eco Event & Recycling details:

Secure document/paper shredding will be available to City of Brighton residents with the shredding completed onsite free of charge. A suggested donation of $5 will help to defray the cost of the service.

E-recycling will also be available at the site. Items accepted for e-recycling include electronics, game-boys, electrical equipment, electric cords, keyboards, computer towers, and other electrical devices - laptops, cell phones, computer towers, servers and anything with a motherboard.

Fee items include CRT monitors and television sets under 22-inches for $40 each, screens over 22-inches for $75 each, and for console/projection TVs for $100 each (please make checks payable to Data Destruction).

No appliances will be accepted. 

No pickup service will be available for the Eco Event & Recycling.

This Eco Event & recycling 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.

For more information about either Trash Bash or Eco Event & Recycling, please call 303-655-2087.

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