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Emergency Status
Oct 24

Dumpsters available in mountain areas for disposal of spoiled food

Boulder County will be staging open top dumpsters from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, Oct. 24, for the disposal of spoiled food for residents affected by the Calwood and Lefthand Canyon fires.

Dumpsters will be placed at the following locations:

  • Riverside: The pull-out area across the road from 3638 Riverside Dr, Lyons, CO 80540 (Riverside Drive & CO Highway 72)
  • Jamestown: Elysian Park Turnaround near Cemetary Road
  • Ward:144 Utica St, Ward, CO 80481
  • Greenbriar Restaurant, 8735 N Foothills Hwy, Boulder, CO 80302
  • Bar K: 1180 Rock Lake Rd, Ward 80481 (the parking area by Rock Lake)
  • Gold Hill: Bluebird Lodge Parking Lot at 280-320 Main Street\

These dumpsters will be dedicated for the collection and disposal of spoiled food only.

Do NOT bring fire ash, debris, or hazardous waste.

View a map of dumpster locations.