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Sustainability is a top priority for Broomfield. Sustainability covers a variety of topics like water efficiency, recycling, greenhouse gas reduction and so much more! Through teamwork in the Broomfield community, having a sustainable future can be accomplished.

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Ongoing Services

Tuesday–Saturday: Waste Oil Recycling

Broomfield residents can participate in the Waste Oil Recycling program operated by the Public Works Fleet Services Division. This year-round program is located at the Norman Smith Service Center at 3001 W. 124th Ave. (just east of Lowell Boulevard).

  • Dates: Tuesday–Friday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., and the 1st Saturday of the month, 8 a.m.–noon
  • Location: Norman Smith Service Center, 3001 W. 124th Ave. (just east of Lowell Blvd.)

Monday–Friday: Medication Disposal

Did you know medication needs to be disposed of responsibly? Instead of throwing old prescription or over-the-counter medication into the trash or flushing it down the toilet, let the City and County of Broomfield dispose of medication responsibly year-round!

  • Dates: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location: Broomfield Police Department, 7 Descombes Drive
    • The drop-box is located just inside the doors

Upcoming Programs and events

Sustainability Film Series

The City and County of Broomfield, Lafayette, Louisville, and Superior are hosting a virtual and free Sustainability Film Series. Four films will be screened over the course of four months, April – July, covering topics such as plastic pollution, climate change, water conservation, and youth activism. Each screening will be followed by a post-film discussion moderated by each sponsoring city. 

Space is limited for each film. Register to secure your attendance. 

April 20, 2023: "Youth v Gov" - Register
May 18, 2023: "Ice on Fire" - Register
June 15, 2023: "Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story" - Register
July 20, 2023: "Going Circular" - Register
  • Date:  3rd Thursday of the months of April, May, June, and July from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. (Broomfield’s film will be shown on June 15th.)
  • Location: Virtual via Zoom. Guests will be required to RSVP in order to get access to the film screening. 

October 7:  Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: Environmental Services provides this program for Broomfield residents only to dispose of household hazardous waste and electronic waste, free of charge. 

  • Date: Saturday,October 7, 2023, by appointment. (Appointment scheduling will begin on Monday, September 11, 2023.)
  • Location: Broomfield Municipal Shops, 3951 W 144th Ave.

September 30: Paper Shredding Event

Professional shredding services to safely and securely shred confidential tax, medical and bank forms. There is a limit of three bankers or copy paper-sized boxes, weighing no more than 35 pounds each, per resident or up to three 32-gallon trash bags of already shredded paper. No registration is required.

  • Date: Saturday, September 30, 2023, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Location: Norman Smith Service Center located at 3001 W 124th Ave.

June 17, 2023: BrewHaHa    

September 23, 2023: Broomfield Days

Keep up to date with Sustainable Broomfield

Sign up for the Sustainability Monthly Newsletter for more information on sustainability events, programs and resources in Broomfield. 

Give feedback on sustainability programs

The City Council has set ambitious sustainability goals and needs your input to help reach those targets. Visit the Broomfield Sustainability Hub to dig deeper into various sustainability initiatives and see key dates on how to participate and effect change. 

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