Clean-Up Events

The Department of Public Works partners with various vendors to assist residents dispose of unwanted household items, electronics, medication, building materials, metal-type items, and yard waste at core clean-up events twice a year. Other clean-up events may be added by other Town departments. Event details are subject to change. 

At the 2022 spring clean-up event, the Town collected 162 loads of electronics, 124 loads of metal, gave away 11 prescription take-back bags, and issued 1,397 vouchers for a load of mixed material to the landfill. 

For more information about Clean-up Events, email or call 303-926-2880.

Clean-up Event

Fall Clean-up Event - Residential Only (no business waste allowed)

Erie encourages a circular economy and reducing consumption, reusing materials, and recycling before an item is deemed waste and landfilled. On September 10 between 8am-2pm, you can recycle and properly dispose of the materials below instead of landfilling. Please bring them to the Leon A. Wurl Service Center located at 150 Bonnell Ave. If needed, the landfill drop-off will be open throughout the week of September 10-17, 2022, no voucher is needed. You will need to bring a Town of Erie water bill and your a form of ID. Landfill drop offs are limited to one trip per household.

Acceptable Items:

  • Electronics recycling
  • Metal recycling
  • Paint (latex and oil based)
  • Household batteries (Alkaline, Ni.cd, Lithium based, Ni-Mh)
  • Gardening Chemicals (pesticides and fertilizers)
  • More to come!
  • Aerosols (paints, air fresheners, etc.)
  • Adhesives (glues of all kinds)
  • Household cleaning supplies (bleach, drain cleaners, toilet bowl cleaners, etc.)
  • Prescription take-back bags
  • Paper shredding

Unaccepted Items:

  • Ammunition, explosives, fireworks, flares
  • Asbestos
  • Empty containers
  • Propane (larger than 1 lb. camping size)
  • Radioactive materials (including smoke detectors)
  • Unknowns
  1. Landfill
  2. Electronics
  3. Metal
  4. Medication
  5. Shredding
  6. Home Goods
  7. Hazardous Waste
  8. REcycling

The landfill is located at 1830 Weld County Road 5, hours of operation are 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday and 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays (closed on Holidays). Visit the Front Range Landfill website for rates on disposal.

Details for drop-off:

  • Accepted Items at Front Range Landfill
  • Truck with a trailer attached is considered TWO loads and will be charged accordingly.
  • Loads must be covered.
  • Loads must be level with bed of the truck or trailer.
  • Construction materials such as roofing shingles, concrete, and framing materials could be subject to charges.
  • Hazardous materials such as refrigerators, car batteries, tires, electronics and paint are not accepted. See tab to the left for Hazardous Waste options.
  • All participants must use a safety vest at the landfill when outside of their vehicle.
  • Appliances are not accepted.
  • Safety vest must be worn while inside landfill property. They are available for purchase on-site if needed.

Clean-up EventClean-up Event

Free events for Landfill drop-off are available in the spring and fall. See above for dates and details.