Prohibited Items

Contact Information: 

Sanitation Division
Public Works Department

Open 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays

Prohibited Items

Materials not collected through curbside trash pick up:
• Electronics
• Paint in liquid form, chemicals, household cleaning products, biological or medical waste or medicines
• Dead animals or parts of animals
• Hot ashes or coals

Cold ashes or pet feces can be placed in a polycart, but they should be placed in a sealed double bag.

If your trash was not picked up, a courtesy notice will be left stating the reason.

All regular trash and trash bags must be placed in a polycart in order to be picked up. Please have your polycarts out by 7 a.m. on your trash pickup day.

The only exceptions are special pick-ups and curbside recycling of batteries, antifreeze and/or motor oil.

Go to the Special Waste Disposal page for ways and means to dispose of items that aren’t allowed through curbside pick-up.

City of Northglenn
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233