Trash/Slash/Recycle Info

Gilpin County Trash Transfer Site, Recycling, Slash and Logs
Call Public Works at 303-582-5004
Transfer Station Address is 278 Jankowski Drive, Black Hawk, CO  80422

This location is just off Highway 119, approximately 1/4 mile north of Taggert's Gas Station at MM 15.5.
The slash site is open seasonally, located directly across Highway 119, from the transfer station.   

Transfer Station Hours:  Wednesday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and on Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  CLOSED Monday, Tuesday and Holidays - see Holiday schedule on left for specific days.  Please bring large loads at least 15 minutes before closing. 

The slash site is open for the 2022 Season. 
Please have your County Resident window sticker visible in your windshield.  Fees apply to non-residents and commercial loads. 

Upcoming Holiday & Event Schedule

Wednesday, April 27,2022    Slash site opens for the season
Sunday, May 29, 2022  Transfer Station closed for Memorial Day Holiday.
Sunday, June 19, 2022  Transfer Station closed for Juneteenth Holiday.
Sunday, July 3, 2022  Transfer Station closed for Independence Day Holiday.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022  Paint Recycling Event, 1-5pm, at the Rec Center parking lot.
Sunday, September 4, 2022  Transfer Station closed for Labor Day Holiday.
Saturday,September 10, 2022 Shred A Thon, 10-12, at the County Fairground Frenzy.



Free Trash Day Token

Each residential property is eligible for one free trash day token per calendar year. Tokens are intended to assist with an annual cleanup and are valid for up to five cubic yards of waste. Please check out the Free Trash Day Flyer on the left for more information.  The 2022 token must be used by December18th, 2022.

To request a Free Trash Day token, please send an email to [email protected].  Include your name, property address and the last 4 digits of your driver's license number. Please note that new owners and renters may have to provide proof of residency. Once approved, we can usually have your token available the next business day.  If we know what day you are stopping by we can leave the token on the hooks inside the office entryway for a fast, contact-free pickup.   Tokens can be picked up most weekdays, at the Public Works office located behind the transfer station at 255 Braecher Park Road. The Office
 is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday, and  8 -3 Fridays, however staff is frequently here earlier and later each day. 

Trash & Debris

Residential waste is charged by the bag.  Larger items and construction debris are charged by the piece or by the cubic yard.  Individuals who are not residents of Gilpin County are welcome to use the transfer station and pay non-resident prices.  See the Trash Site Pricing link on left for more information. 

Recycling
Many types of items can be recycled during regular Transfer Station hours.  Please see link on left for more detailed information about recycling.
1.  Altogether Recycling:  The following items can be recycled together:  Aluminum and steel cans; plastic bottles, glass bottles and jars; newspapers and magazines; office papers and junk mail; cereal and other smaller cardboard boxes.  
DO NOT INCLUDE:  plastic bags or cups; Styrofoam cups or peanuts; glass bakeware or plate glass like mirrors or windows; paper towels or napkins; plastic syringes.
2.   Corrugated Boxes:  Please empty and flatten corrugated cardboard boxes and drop them in the cardboard recycling bin.  
3.  Other Recyclables.  Please check Recycling Information Flyer link on the left for a complete list of recyclables.  

Household Hazardous Materials

Certain hazardous materials can be recycled at the Transfer Station for a fee.  More information on how to handle household hazardous materials and disposal options for refrigerators and freezers are included on the links shown on the left.   Examples of this are:

1.  Paint.  This can be disposed of after being solidified with paint hardener or cat litter prior to disposal.  Gilpin County and PaintCare.org will host a paint recycling day on Tuesday, July 26th in the Rec Center Parking Lot.
2.  Tires.  Passenger tires and small truck tires are $5.00 per tire for residents.  
3.  Vehicle Batteries and Motor Oil.  Batteries are $10.00; Motor oil and Antifreeze are $1.00 per gallon.
4.  Electronics Recycling.  TV's and computer monitors - $1.50 per diagonal inch; PC's and laptops - $8.00; DVD and VCR players - $5.00; Keyboards, cell phones and small items - $1.00.

Slash   

The slash site will open for the season on Wednesday, April 27th. It is scheduled to be open through Sunday, October 23rd with the same days, hours and holidays as the Transfer Station. Wednesday thru Saturday 7:00 am - 2:30 pm and Sunday 8:00 am – 1 pm.   
Please have your County Resident window sticker visible in your windshield.  Fees apply to non-residents and commercial loads. 

Logs

Gilpin County Public Works purchases a limited number of logs for use in the biomass boiler.  Residents who have a significant number of logs to sell can contact the Public Works office for more information about current needs and pricing.  Please see link on left for further information.


 

Gilpin County | All Rights Reserved | Powered by CivicLive | © 2022 Intrado Corporation.