2017 Diversion Day

 Allenspark Area Club / Boulder County Diversion Day

By Bob Snell

The Allenspark Area Club and Boulder County’s Resource Conservation Division are happy to announce the third annual “Diversion Day”. This event collects numerous materials for recycling, diverting them from the landfill. This is part of the county’s Zero Waste initiative. More information is available at www.BoulderCountyRecycles.org or by calling 720-564-2220.

Please read the details carefully, there are changes from last year.

The event will be held on Saturday August 12 from 9:00 AM until Noon or until the trucks are full. It is located in the lot between the Allenspark Osmun fire station and the transfer station. Enter on the side of the fire station.

Items to be collected at no charge are:

Appliances, including those containing CFCs (Freon) such as refrigerators and freezers.

Block Styrofoam

Mixed Rigid Plastics (plastic lawn chairs, coolers, sleds, Little Tyke toys, milk crates, buckets, etc.

Motor Oil

Antifreeze / coolant

Paint – Latex and Oil based.

Electronics

Mattresses and box springs

Cushions from couches and chairs but not the couch/chair frames.

Tires – with or without wheels, pickup truck size maximum.

Please be reminded this is not a free dump day so do not bring items other than those listed above for free disposal. Trash can be deposited at the transfer station using the normal, daily services for the standard fees. As always the transfer station will provide its’ regular service of scrap metal, textile, cardboard, paper, aluminum, glass, steel and plastic container collection for recycling.

The Diversion Day event is open to all residents and land owners within the Boulder County portion of the Allenspark Fire Protection District. Be sure to bring some ID to verify this. Utility bills work well for property owners whose primary residence (thus driver’s license) is out of the area.

We will have helpers but if all possible please be prepared to unload your own vehicle.

See you there. Let’s make lots of new stuff out of old.

Questions? Don’t hesitate to call or e-mail.

Bob Snell – Allenspark Area Club

303-747-2652  - RNSnell@msn.com

 

 

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