Annual Spring and Fall Clean-Up Days
The Department of Public Works partners with various vendors to assist residents in disposing of unwanted household items, electronics, medication, building materials, metal-type items, and yard waste. Event details are subject to change. For more information email or call 303-926-2872. Events are generally hosted in May and September each year.
2021 Fall Cleanup
The 2021 Fall Cleanup Event is tentatively scheduled for September 11th for recycling services at the Service Center (150 Bonnell Avenue). These events including metal recycling, electronic recycling, prescription take-back bags, and shredding. The Sustainability team will also have a table with some goodies and discuss sustainable ideas.
Stay tuned for more information regarding the landfill.
Item Disposal Outside of Cleanup Event Days
A full list of items accepted at the landfill is linked below. Visit the Front Range Landfill website for rates on disposal.
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.
- 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.
Outside of the Town-sponsored cleanup events, please visit the State's website which lists locations to drop-off electronic items: CDHPE E-Waste Disposal.
The Front Range Landfill does not accept most metal-type items for disposal. There are a variety of metal recycling services searchable on the web and the Town of Erie offers metal disposal during spring and fall cleanup events.
TakeAway Medication Recovery System allows residents to mail unused and unwanted household medications.
Envelopes are available for purchase at the Police Station during normal business hours. View more information about the Town's Medication Take Back Program.
Local law enforcement agencies also regularly hold Drug Takeback Day events at various times throughout the year. Watch your local news source for upcoming events.
Visit the Shred-It website to find events/services available to residents for document shredding. Or search the web for other companies that may offer similar services.
The Town of Erie’s Public Works Department partners with Shred-It during spring and fall cleanup events to provide document shredding services of outdated files or confidential paperwork free of charge.
The Town partners with Arc Thrift Stores for our cleanup events.
You can visit the Arc Thrift Store website for locations, hours, and general guidelines for how to make donations.
Year-Round Hazardous Waste Disposal
The Town of Erie contracts with Boulder County and Weld County to provide residents a place to dispose of household hazardous waste.
Erie residents, regardless of which county they live in, can use Boulder County’s facilities. The Weld County facility may only be used by Erie residents on the Weld County side of town.
View more information and details about household hazardous waste disposal.