Find your Denver Trash Schedule for 2023 including holidays, recycling, and bulk pickup.
If there’s a change to your trash collection schedule, there may also be a change to the street sweeping schedule so verify that too.
Denver Holiday Trash Schedule
In 2023, service will be delayed one day following the holidays listed below:
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- Presidents’ Day
- César Chávez Day (observed)
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
When your service falls on or after a holiday, your collection will be delayed one day for the rest of that week only. There will be no delays for city holidays that do not impact collection schedules.
For example, for a Monday holiday, collections will be on Tuesday, Tuesday’s collection on Wednesday, etc., etc., with Thursday’s collections on Friday for that week only.
Bulk Trash Schedule (Large Item Pickup)
Bulk trash (sometimes referred to as “large”, “big”, or “heavy” item) pickup service occurs once a month on the same day of the week as your regular trash collection day.
Visit the city’s website and enter your address to find your exact schedule:
Denver Trash Collection Map
The Denver garbage collection schedule is determined by where you live. Click the map below to enter your address and find out when pickup happens in your neighborhood.
Denver Recycling Schedule
There are 9 different trash, recycling, and compost collection districts. Beginning January 3rd, 2023 pickup day is either Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday.
Click the pickup map below to find out when your address is scheduled.
Trash Collection App
The city of Denver provides an Apple and Android App to help you keep up to date on the trash schedules:
- Apple: https://apps.apple.com/app/id887636501
- Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.recollect.denver
Denver Junk Removal Services
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Frequently Asked Questions
When is trash day in Denver?
Enter your address on this city website to find the trash day for you.
What time does trash collection start?
Trash collection in Denver starts at 7:00 am
When is large item pickup (also called “big trash” or “bulk pickup”)?
Visit https://geospatialdenver.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=c5d5f8ea276942fbb34e20826e8d0256 to find your bulk pickup day
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