Spring Clean-Up

Since the early 1900s, the City of Grand Junction has conducted an annual clean-up program to help residents get rid of yard waste and unusable household items. It is among the most popular residential programs. This two-week program takes place each year in the spring.

For the most recent updates about this year's program, call 970-256-4111.

2024 Program Details

  • For residents north of North Avenue, pick-up starts April 1 at 6:30 a.m.
  • For residents south of North Avenue (includes areas of Orchard Mesa and the Redlands), pick-up starts April 8 at 6:30 a.m.
  • Items can be placed in a pile TWO weeks before your areas pickup date
  • For a list of Prohibited items
  • View a map of pick-up areas here or download the printable map (PDF)
    • Areas shaded in yellow will begin April 1
    • Areas shaded in green will begin April 8
  • Items must be in one pile placed up against the gutter in the front of the residence for pick up. Do not place items on private property, lawns, sidewalks, or driveways
  • Keep items (pile) at least three feet from buildings, fences, mailboxes, and cars
  • Keep piles away from items not intended for pick up. e.g. trash/recycle bins, lawn ornaments, bicycles
  • Consider donating or recycling unwanted items. 
  • Items or a pile greater than the size of a large dump truck (10 cubic yds.) will be subject to a $150 charge

Resources for donating or recycling items:

Salvation Army                        Goodwill                                       Arc Thrift Store

Catholic Outreach                  Habitat for Humanity                 Heirlooms for Hospice

Please send us an email with your questions or comments.