Thornton Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the city of Thornton trash schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Thornton is in Colorado with Denver to the south, Arvada to the southwest, Commerce City to the southeast, Northglenn to the northwest.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Thornton Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit to find the collection day for your trash.

Thornton Trash Collection Map

Thornton Trash Collection Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

Here’s the details on bulk pickup in Thornton:

Bulk pickup and junk removal is done by appointment only.

To schedule your bulk pickup appointment visit:

Fees start at $65 for up to 2 pickup truck beds of junk up to $109 for 3-4 pickup truck beds of junk.

Acceptable Bulk Pickup Items

  • Furniture
  • Appliances
  • Matteress and box springs
  • Hot water heaters
  • fence panels
  • Branches
  • Yard Waste

Items unacceptable Bulk Pickup

  • Tires
  • Electronics
  • Televisions
  • Computer monitors
  • Stereos
  • Hazardous materials
  • Paint
  • Oil
  • Ammunition
  • Concrete
  • Demolition material
  • Dirt or sod

Recycling Collection Calendar 2023

To find the recycling calendar for Thornton you’ll need to download the Thornton Recycles App on the app store:

  • Apple:
  • Android:

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Trash and recycling collection will be delayed one day on the following holidays:

  • Memorial Day
  • Independence  Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Thornton CO?

Bulk pickup is by appointment only. To schedule an appointment visit:

What time does Thornton trash and recycling begin?

Have your trash and recycling out by 7am the day of collection. Please put your bins away by 8pm that evening.

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