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Upcoming cleanup, recycling activities

Information courtesy of Valley Resource Management

Aspen – The city and county Green Team adopted a portion of Highway 82; the city is doing a highway cleanup on Earth Day. Aspen and Pitkin County will participate in ACES Arbor Day event on May 11. The Aspen Parks department will be giving away trees.

The Roaring Fork Bear Awareness Team will be doing several interactive events throughout the spring, summer and fall. The first week in June is Bear Awareness Week.

Snowmass Village – Spring Clean-up Day begins at the Firehouse at 9 a.m. with a community picnic at noon.

Basalt – Town Clean-up Day and Computer/ Electronic Recycling Collection Event , June 1. The town in coordination with the Roaring Fork Conservancy is holding a special Clean-up Day on May 4 for the Frying Pan River, Levinson Property and Lake Christine.

Carbondale – May 4 Spring Clean-up at the Carbondale Town Hall. Lark Anderson, ordinance officer, 963-2662, is organizing it. Computer/Electronic Recycling Collection Event, June 1.

Glenwood Springs – Spring Clean-up is April 15-April 26. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event – Saturday, April 27, at True Value, from 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. Computer/Electronic Recycling Collection Event, June 1.

New Castle – Spring Clean-up was held April 8-April 21.

Silt – Spring Clean-up at the Town Shop April 27-28, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The town cannot accept tires, refrigerators or household hazardous waste.

Pitkin County – Free Dump Day, HHW Collection Event, Computer/Electronic Recycling Collection Event, June 1. The Pitkin County Landfill has an established HHW facility that is open year-round; it will also accept computers at the landfill for recycling until June 1.

Eagle County – Free Dump Day, Saturday, May 18, at the Eagle County Landfill for Eagle County residents. HHW Collection Event, Computer/Electronic Recycling Collection Event June 8 at the Edwards Rest Area.

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