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High Country Conservation Center 737 Ten Mile Dr Frisco CO 80443 PO Box 4506 Frisco CO 80443


(970) 668-5703


Annual Hard to Recycle Event & Town Clean Up Day

Saturday, June 1st | 8AM-2PM

Help protect our health and local waterways by properly disposing of your household hazardous waste (HHW). Join HC3 and Summit County Government for this free drive-through event.

Household Hazardous Waste Event

What is Accepted:

  • Prescription and over-the-counter medications
    • Pill form medications: original containers preferred, but will accept any packaging
    • Liquid form medications: original containers only
  • Electronic Waste
    • TVs, laptops, cellphones & tablets
    • Computer monitors, printers, keyboards & wires
    • Sound systems, DVD players & VCRs
  • Aerosol cans, chemicals & cleaners
  • Paints, thinners, glues & adhesives
  • Fertilizers & pesticides
  • Gently used clothing
  • Batteries (please tape over leads)

What is Not Accepted:

  • No appliances
  • No scrap metal
  • No tires
  • No gasoline or kerosine
  • No propane
  • No gas grill tanks
  • No motor oil or oil filters
  • No antifreeze
  • No ammunition
  • No explosives
  • No infectious or biologically active materials
  • No radioactive materials
  • No LEDs or bulbs
  • Fluorescent bulbs and CFLs
  • No commercial loads

Can’t make the event? The Summit County Resource Allocation Park accepts many of these items and more, year-round. It’s free for residents and homeowners. Learn how to dispose of your hard-to-recycle items or call HC3 at (970) 668-5703.

Cleanup Day:

Check in at 9 a.m. at the following locations to receive
clean up supplies. Return at noon for a volunteer lunch.

Frisco | Historic Park | 970-668-5547 (lunch at 11:30)

Silverthorne | Rainbow Park | 970-262-7377

Dillon | Town Hall | 970-468-2403

Breckenridge | Riverwalk Center | 970-453-3387

Blue River | Town Hall | 970-547-0545

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