City of Thornton

is committed to respecting and preserving the earth and its environment for future generations. To do its part, the city of Thornton has implemented a number of measures to increase the efficiency of its facilities and systems. To learn more about what Thornton is doing to lighten its impact on the environment, please click on the globe icon below.

Thornton makes many valuable services available to its residents and businesses to assist them in making environmentally responsible choices. Thornton also partners with a variety of agencies in the area to provide additional information and valuable services. If you are a resident or represent a business located within Thornton, please select the appropriate button below.

Thank you for choosing to help make Thornton sustainable!

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Christmas Tree Recycling for Thornton Residents


Christmas Tree Recycling
Thornton residents can drop off their natural Christmas trees for recycling on Saturday, January 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the IMC, 12450 Washington St. Proof of residency is required. For more information, call 720-977-6200. Adams County is also accepting holiday trees for recycling through Monday, January 13, at the Adams County Regional Park and Fairgrounds 9755 Henderson Road in Brighton. For more information 303-637-8001 or go to Learn more.

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