The Friday, August 13, 2021 Clean Sweep event is now live! Click the icon below to register for your spot.

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Call 719-520-7878 or 719-520-7879 for questions or other options.





The following items are accepted free at the Clean Sweep Events from El Paso and Teller County residents ONLY – no trash, no business waste:

Electronics: ANY SIZE TV or COMPUTER MONITOR, limited to three total per vehicle. Computers, printers, fax machines, laptops, notebooks, ultra-books, net books, electronic tablets, DVD players, VCRs, radios, stereos, video game consoles, video display devices with viewing screens greater than 4” diagonally.

Paint and paint-related products (stains, strippers, thinners, varnishes, etc.) – 50 gallon limit.

Household chemicals (aerosols, ammonia, bleach, cleaners, lamp oil, etc.)

Lawn & garden chemicals (fertilizers, pesticides, poisons, plant food, etc.)

Mattresses/Box Springs (limited to six [6] total)

Automotive chemicals waxes, bug / tar / vinyl / chrome / engine cleaners, etc.

Automotive fluids – motor oil, antifreeze, brake & transmission fluids (each limited to 10 gal, must
come in containers no larger than 5 gal filled no more than ¾ full all containers must be left at site)

All types of batteries – lead-acid vehicle batteries and household batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, 9-volt, watch & hearing aid batteries). No corrosion. Must come in clear bag or jar.

Tires passenger and light truck (limit is nine [9] per vehicle). Can be on or off rim.

Visit the Household Hazardous Waste page to see what items can be accepted during weekday appointments. (ROUTINE DROP OFFS ARE FREE OF CHARGE)

NOT ACCEPTED:

Air Conditioners, Ammunition, Appliances, Asbestos, Business Waste (includes schools, churches, nonprofits, etc.), Cables/Wires NOT attached to anything, Carpet/Rugs, Compressed Gas Cylinders other than 1 or 20lb propane, 1 lb butane or 1lb mapp gas, Containers larger than 5 gal, Fans, Freezers, Furniture, Heaters, Home media items (CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, cassettes, etc.), Lab grade/Industrial chemicals & products, Lawn mowers, Medical Tools/Supplies, Medications (click for more info), Microwaves, Phones (cell/landline), Refrigerators, Remote Controls, Satellite dishes, Snow Blowers, Speakers, Trash, Unlabeled or leaking containers, Wood

Any unacceptable items may be rejected. If you have an item not listed here, please call 719-520-7878 for acceptance criteria.

If you wish to cancel your appointment, you may login to your Eventbrite account using the email registered or call 719-520-7878 or 719-520-7879 for assistance.

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For alternate mattress, tire, and electronic options, you may refer to any of the following:

MATTRESSES / BOX SPRINGS

TIRES

ELECTRONICS

  • Blue Star Recyclers: 719-597-6119
  • E-Tech Recyclers: 719-799-6517
  • Contact your nearest thrift store location for donation criteria.
  • The electronics listed above can be accepted at the HHWF during regular weekday appointments (Flatscreen TVs must be 40″ or smaller diagonally, CRTs must be 20″ or smaller diagonally)