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Denver Trash Schedule 2024 (Holidays, Pickup, Recycling, Bulk)

Find your Denver Trash Schedule for 2024 including holidays, recycling, and bulk pickup.

Denver is in the state of Colorado and surrounded by Thornton, Commerce City, Lakewood, Longmont, Arvada, Highlands Ranch to the south.

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 2024, service will be delayed one day following the holidays listed below:

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Presidents’ Day
  • César Chávez Day (observed)
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • 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 Trash Pickup Schedule

Denver Recycling Schedule

There are 9 different trash, recycling, and compost collection districts. Beginning January 3rd, 2024 pickup day is either Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday.

Click the pickup map below to find out when your address is scheduled.

Denver Trash Collection Districts | Trash, Recycling & Compost

Trash Collection App

The city of Denver provides an Apple and Android App to help you keep up to date on the trash schedules:

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

Did we miss anything?

We do our best to keep this site up-to-date but if we missed something please let us know in the comments.

Or if you have any questions about your trash or garbage schedule please post them in the comments.


5 thoughts on “Denver Trash Schedule 2024 (Holidays, Pickup, Recycling, Bulk)”

  1. My address is 2436 W. Argyle Pl.
    Trash has not been picked up on the entire street. Trash day was yesterday, today is street sweeping. The Street sweepers can’t do their job because everyone’s trash cans are still out on the street crossing their fingers they come by today


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