El Paso County Clean Sweep Hard-to-Recycle Events for tires, mattresses/box springs, and large TVs!
The 2023 events are complete. Call 719-520-7878 or email EVS-EPC@elpasoco.com if you have any questions or would like to be added to the email list to be notified of the Spring 2024 event.
NOTE: If you DO NOT have tires, mattresses, or larger TVs, you may sign up for a routine weekday appointment at the Hazardous Waste Facility by clicking this link. The facility accepts paints, chemicals, batteries, small electronics, etc. year-round for FREE!
For alternate mattress, tire, and electronic options, you may refer to any of the following:
MATTRESSES / BOX SPRINGS
- One Nation Walking Together: 719-329-0251 (New/gently used only. Queen size or less)
- Partners in Housing: 719-473-8890 (New/gently used only. Queen size or less)
- Urban Recycling: 719-644-6419
- Peak Disposal & Recycling: 719-481-2340
- Click here for a list of landfills and transfer stations.
- E-Tech Recyclers: 719-799-6517
- Urban Recycling: 719-644-6419
- Contact your nearest thrift store location for donation criteria.
- The electronics, batteries, and bulbs listed below can be accepted at the HHWF during regular weekday appointments. (Flat screen TVs must be 40″ or smaller diagonally, CRTs must be 20″ or smaller diagonally).
♻ The following items are accepted for FREE at the Clean Sweep Events from El Paso and Teller County residents ONLY. (No trash or 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. (Cables/cords/wires will only be accepted if they are permanently attached to the device).
Mattresses/Box Springs (limited to six  total)
Tires passenger and light truck (limit is nine  per vehicle, as required by state law)*. Can be on or off rim.
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.)
Antifreeze 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.
Automotive chemicals waxes, bug / tar / vinyl / chrome / engine cleaners, etc.
Automotive fluids – motor oil, antifreeze, brake & transmission fluids (Limited to 10 gal TOTAL. Must come in containers no larger than 5 gal filled no more than ¾ full all containers must be left at site)
Gasoline 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.
Fluorescent Lights – CFL bulbs, up to a total of 100 feet of tubes.
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, 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 email email@example.com for assistance.