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Nov 15, 2018

Celebrate America Recycles Day by Committing to Reduce Your Waste This Holiday Season!

It’s the most “wasteful” time of the year! It’s estimated the average household generates 25% more waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. With the upcoming holiday season, America Recycles Day on November 15 is the perfect day for people to start thinking about reducing their waste by taking advantage of Denver’s seasonal recycling and composting programs.

Nov 1, 2018

Denver’s LeafDrop Program to Open Weekend Drop-Off Sites

Now that Halloween is over, it’s time to take that Jack-O’-Lantern off the porch! Give it a second life and take it to a Denver LeafDrop site, so it can be composted. Beginning this Saturday, six additional LeafDrop locations will open on the weekends through Sunday, November 18. Denver residents can drop-off raked leaves and now pumpkins, which will be turned into a high-quality compost for residents to purchase at a discounted price in May.

Aug 23, 2018

Free Residential Tire Collection Event September 22

Get rid of those tires cluttering your yard, your garage, and your neighborhood! Free residential tire collection at Denver Public Works Central Platte Facility.

Jun 11, 2018

Free One-Day Paint Recycling Event to be Held on Saturday, June 23, 2018

Paint Drop-Off Event for Households and Businesses

May 31, 2018

Help Keep Denver Beautiful by Recycling at the “Great Denver Cleanup” on June 9th

Free drop-off sites for recycling and disposing of various materials.

May 07, 2018

Help Denver Celebrate International Compost Awareness Week

Compost even more, and discover how to utilize finished compost at home

Apr 23, 2018

Great West Colfax Cleanup to be held on May 19, 2018

Help keep Colfax clean!

Mar 22, 2018

Get Your Spring On! Mulch Giveaway & Compost Sale to be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018

Denver residents can pick up mulch for free and buy compost at a reduced price. One Day Only Event!

Dec 20, 2017

Recycle Your Tree with Denver’s Treecycle Program

Recycle Your Tree After The Holidays

Dec 11, 2017

Apply Today to Become a Denver Master Composter

The Denver Master Composter Training Program offers Denver residents a unique opportunity to learn about composting and recycling topics, and to give back to the community by sharing this information with others.

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Solid Waste Management is a section of Denver Public Works Operations Division. Solid Waste Management is responsible for providing weekly trash collection services, residential recycling and large item collection services. In addition to waste management services, Solid Waste Management is also responsible for providing graffiti abatement services for both public and private property as part of the Denver Partners Against Graffiti program, and is home to Keep Denver Beautiful, a Keep America Beautiful affiliate program.