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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)


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, Lawnmowers, 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:




  • 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)