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Community Clean-up Days

Help Golden Shine!

A box full of junk awaits recycling during Community Clean-up Days.Also known as Community Pride Days, Golden's Community Clean-up Days provide a once-a-year opportunity for city residents to collect and bring non-hazardous, unwanted junk for free disposal by the City!

When & Where?

September 14 & 15
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
1300 Catamount Dr.


Participants will be required to show proof of residency at the gate in the form of a state-issued ID. City water bills will NOT be accepted as proof of residency.

Unsure if your residence is within city limits (some Golden mailing addresses are part of the County, not the City)? Check out to find out for sure.

For customers of the City’s Pay-As-You-Throw program, there is no need to wait for Community Clean-up Days with the new, large item pick-up service. Just call Republic Services at (303) 277-8727 to request a pickup of your large item at no additional cost to you. Open to every participating household, once per calendar year.

Acceptable Drop-off Items:

  • Metal for recycling
  • Non-hazardous Waste
  • Electronic Waste

Items Not Accepted:

  • NO Tree Limbs or Brush (Accepted at Jeffco Slash Collection)
  • NO Propane tanks (Accepted at Rooney Road Recycling Center)
  • NO Mattresses & box springs (Accepted by City of Golden’s curbside recycling program)
  • NO Batteries (Accepted at Rooney Road Recycling Center or Home Depot)
  • NO Pharmaceuticals (Accepted by the Golden Police Department)
  • NO Hazardous Waste (Accepted at Rooney Road Recycling Center)
  • NO Fluorescent Lights (Accepted at Rooney Road Recycling Center or Home Depot (Bulbs only))
  • NO Paint (Accepted at any Paint Care facility)
  • NO Tires (Accepted at Big O Tires and Peerless Tire Co)
  • NO Paper for Shredding (Accepted at Jeffco’s annual Shred-A-Thon)
  • NO Hot Tubs
  • NO appliances containing Freon (Visit our Hard to Recycle Materials Guide for options)
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