2023 Eaton Spring Cleanup

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The Waste Management Annual Spring Curbside Cleanup is Saturday, April 29, 2023. 

Here's everything you need to know from Waste Management:

Spring Curbside Cleanup 

Please place your unwanted items at the curve before 7 a.m. Please do not set out appliances or electronics. You may drop off your old appliances and electronics at the Eaton Police Station located at 224 First Street from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Acceptable Curbside Items 

Bulk item pikes are limited to a 4 x 4 x by 16ft area (roughly the size of the back of a pickup). Items too large or heavy to be lifted safely by a two-person crew or too large to fit into the collection vehicle will not be collected 

  • Bagged grass/yard clippings & leaves 
  • Bagged/boxed excess trash 
  • Household items: furniture, glass tables (remove glass, box & label the glass), mattresses (wrapped & pest free), sofa sleepers (remove mattress to reduce weight)
  • Other items too large to fit in your trash cart 
  • Tree branches (cut, bundled, & tied. 3" in diameter or less & 4ft. or less in length)

Items NOT Accepted Curbside 

  • Appliances & electronics (see below) 
  • Asbestos materials 
  • Batteries (all types)
  • Car parts 
  • Chemicals: pool & garden, oil (any type), paint (all types) & paint related products, flammable & combustible liquids (such as gasoline, lighter fluid or kerosene), vehicle fluids (such as antifreeze or transmission and brake fluid)
  • Construction material (such as concrete, rock & stone)
  • Contaminated soil
  • Fluorescent bulbs & ballasts 
  • Medical waste 
  • Oversized items (such as pianos, pool or air hockey tables)
  • Propane tanks 
  • Tires 
  • Tree stumps 

Acceptable Items at Police Station Drop-off

  • Appliances (refrigerators/freezers with refrigerant/freon will be accepted). NO microwaves 
  • Electronics: computers (including CPUs, monitors, peripherals, keyboards), Phones: home office and cell phones, printers, fax machines, photocopiers, stereos, VCRs, TV 


The Eaton Sertoma Cub and Bank of Colorado will sponsor free shredding services at the Bank of Colorado parking lot located at 55 S. Elm Ave from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Limit: Two boxes per resident. If you have additional boxes you may return at 11:30 a.m. to see if there is still room in the trucks.