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Posted on: August 21, 2023

[ARCHIVED] City’s annual Eco Event & Electronic Recycling set for Sept. 23 at new location

The City of Brighton’s Eco Event & Electronic Recycling will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23 in conjunction with the Trash Bash disposal program. This year, the Eco Event & Electronic Recycling will be held at a new location — Eagle View Adult Center, 1150 Prairie Center Parkway. 


Secure document/paper shredding will be available to City of Brighton residents with the shredding completed onsite free of charge. A suggested donation of $5 will help to defray the cost of the service.

E-recycling will also be available at the site. Items accepted for e-recycling include electronics, game-boys, electrical equipment, electric cords, keyboards, computer towers, and other electrical devices such as laptops, cell phones, computer towers, servers and anything with a motherboard.


Fee items include CRT monitors and television sets under 22-inches for $40 each, screens over 22 inches for $75 each, and for console/projection TVs for $100 each (please make checks payable to Data Destruction).


No appliances will be accepted. No pickup service will be available for the Eco Event & Recycling.


This Eco Event & e-recycling service is for City of Brighton residents only; no commercial or industrial facilities will be allowed. A City of Brighton water bill or suitable proof of residence (i.e., driver’s license) is required.


Trash Bash disposal program

The City’s popular Trash Bash for Brighton residents is set to return on Friday, Sept. 22 and Saturday, Sept. 23. The drop-off trash disposal program for large items will take place both days from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Brighton Wastewater Treatment Facility, located at 325 North Kuner Road (Brighton Street entrance). In addition, the City will provide pick-up service for those with special needs on Sept. 20 and 21. To request a pick-up, please call 303-655-2087.


For Trash Bash, acceptable items include:

  • Furniture

  • Cabinets

  • Appliances (no refrigerators or freezers)

  • Bicycles

  • Carpet (must be cut up)

  • Doors

  • Lawn/yard equipment

  • Mattresses/box springs

  • Branches (must be cut to less than five feet in length and bundled securely)

  • Nail-free sheeted material, wood, or lumber (less than five feet in length)

**Small, loose items must be containerized and total weight must be relative to the type of container.


This service is for City of Brighton residents only. No commercial or industrial facilities will be allowed. A City of Brighton water bill or suitable proof of residence (i.e. driver’s license) is required. A suggested donation of $10 will help to defray the cost of the service. Car and light pickup tires will be accepted for a fee of $7 each; oversized pickup tires for $10 each and semi-truck tires for $20 each. Residents with large trailers may be asked to unload items by themselves in an effort to keep the line moving.


Items not allowed include household trash, commercial waste, concrete/home improvement project debris, grass clippings, televisions, computers, stereos, air conditioners/freezers, microwaves/refrigerators, office electrical equipment, car bodies, smoke detectors, liquids, paint, motor oil, pesticides, chemicals, toxic, corrosive or explosive materials, or any sealed containers with unknown contents.

 

For more information about either Trash Bash or Eco Event & Recycling, please call 303-655-2087.

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