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Posted on: October 12, 2015

Commerce City Hosts Leaf and Green Yard Waste Event

Free Drop-Off For Residents; All Items Are Subject To Individual Review - Commerce City residents with extra leaves and green yard waste can drop off acceptable items for free at the city’s Leaf and Green Yard Waste Event Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Civic Center, located at 7887 E. 60th Avenue.

The event was created in response to resident feedback during the city’s transition to fully automated collection of trash and recycling. The event allows residents to easily dispose of yard waste such as tree limbs, leaves and lawn clippings that is typically generated in the fall months. Next year, the city expects to host similar events to accommodate seasonal yard waste.

The event is free with proof of residency for Commerce City residents; no business or private contractors are allowed. See the list below for specific items that will and will not be accepted:

ACCEPTABLE:
• Grass clippings
• Tree limbs and shrub trimmings *Cut no more than 4 ft. in length.
• Leaves
• Plant debris
• Weeds
• Flowers
• Sawdust
• Garden Materials

NOT ACCEPTABLE:
• Electronics
• Plastic
• Edging/fencing
• Sod
• Animal droppings
• Construction debris
• Plywood, lumber, dirt, rock, brick or pavers
• Hazardous materials
• Flower Pots
• Cactus/Palm Branches

All items are subject to individual review. If you have any doubt whether the item you wish to drop-off qualifies contact Commerce City Public Works before the event at 303-289-8150. The site will be under surveillance after the event, so no dumping is allowed.

For more information on trash and recycling services, please visit www.c3gov.com/trash.

www.c3gov.com/trash
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