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Free trash disposal and dumping event in Pueblo

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Posted at 4:23 PM, May 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-17 13:17:34-04

PUEBLO — Illegal dumping has been a problem in Pueblo and the City government hopes an event this weekend can help get trash where it belongs.

On Saturday, May 21 people can dump their trash at CSU Pueblo in the Thunderbowl Parking lot or at the State Fairgrounds. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Each household is only allowed to bring one pickup truckload of garbage. The event will also accept large items like furniture, mattresses, and carpets.

Items not allowed include:

  • Industrial or commercial waste items, concrete, cement or rocks.
  • Hazardous materials (paints, chemicals, thinners, lawncare, etc.)
  • Appliances using freon (fridges, freezers, air conditioners, etc.)
  • e-Waste (T.V.s, computers, electronics)

You must be a resident of Pueblo to be able to participate. Learn more about the event at pueblohealth.org or email aguirrea@pueblocounty.us.

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