Glenwood’s spring cleanup starts today
Glenwood Springs’ annual spring cleanup runs April 13-24 this year.
The city urges residents to note the zones and sequences, which change from year to year.
• The service is for residences within the city limits of Glenwood Springs. Anyone dumping debris from outside the city limits will be issued a ticket and fined for illegal dumping. No service is available to commercial properties.
• Volume is limited to one dump truck load (approximately 5 cubic yards) per residence. Hazardous items cannot be picked up (including batteries, tires, paints, gas or air cylinders, gas tanks, sealed containers, waste motor oil, antifreeze, copiers, television sets or computer monitors.) The city will hold Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on April 25, 2015. Call 945-5375 for additional information and to make an appointment. Refrigerated appliances will be picked up only if they have a “Freon Free” certificate properly attached.
• Tree limbs should be cut into lengths not longer than 6 feet and stacked neatly and separated to be chipped.
• Place recyclable materials such as wood products, metals or appliances in separate piles.
• Place your items out by 7 a.m. of the first day of clean-up in your area. Place your items in the street in front of your residence. Trailer park residents must keep items in front of their residence or next to the road adjacent to their home. Community piles are not allowed.
• Keep all debris separate from regular household trash containers so it will not interrupt your regular trash service.
• City crews will not go onto private property to pick up items.
• City crews can make only one trip through your neighborhood, so it’s important that all items are ready by the start date for your area.
• Do not place your items against any buildings, fences or other structures.
• Do not place items out that you do not want removed, such as a wheelbarrow, trash cans or tubs. All items in the pick-up area will be removed.
• Please do not place items on grass or landscaped area, as machinery may cause damage. The city is not responsible for damage.
Public works at 384-6379
The following businesses (listings are not intended to be all-inclusive, or endorsements) provide the indicated services. There may be a charge or specific collection criteria. Please call the service provider for details:
WASTE OIL RECYCLING: Alpine Motors 945-8541; Checker Auto Parts 945-5365; Grease Monkey 945-5015; Pit Stop 945-1118; National Transmissions 945-7541; Jim’s Automotive 945-5637
LATEX PAINT RECYCLING: Habitat ReStore 7025 Hwy. 82, Glenwood Springs, 945-7733
ELECTRONIC WASTE RECYCLING: South Canyon Landfill, 1205 County Road 134 – 945-5375.
For additional information on recycling, please visit the following websites:
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