The El Paso County Community Services Department, Environmental Division Clean Sweep Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events are complete for 2018.   Please check back in March of 2019 for 2019 dates and times.

EVENT PARTICIPATION FOR 2019 WILL BE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

These events are free to all El Paso and Teller county residents for the proper disposal of residential  large TVs, mattresses, tires, etc.

The events are located at the El Paso County Household Hazardous Waste Facility, 3255 Akers Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80922.

 

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.)

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

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

Automotive chemicals (motor oil (10 gallon limit), antifreeze, brake & transmission fluids, waxes, bug/tar/vinyl/chrome/engine cleaners, etc.)

All types of batteries – lead-acid vehicle batteries and all types of household batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, 9-volt, watch & hearing aid batteries)

Tires passenger and light truck (limit is nine {9} per vehicle)

Mattresses and box springs (limit four {4} total pieces per household).

Not Accepted:
Business waste, containers larger than 5-gallon, fluorescent bulbs & tubes, lab-grade chemicals, medicines, furniture, wood, trash or recyclables, and unlabeled or leaking containers.

For additional information, call El Paso County at 520-7878.