Vail ‘spring cleaning blitz’ dates announced
VAIL — Vail’s annual spring cleaning activities return this year with multiple events in April and May.
The annual Eagle River Watershed Council Highway Cleanup will occur Saturday, April 27. Volunteers are encouraged to join the town of Vail team to assist in cleaning sections of Interstate 70 and the frontage roads in Vail.
In May, dumpsters will be placed in Ford Park and the North Trail parking area at 2515 North Frontage Road in West Vail beginning, May 14 and will be available for residential use; large residential pickup will be offered by appointment beginning Thursday, May 16.
The spring cleaning blitz continues on Friday, May 17 with free, one-day-only, recycling opportunities for paper shredding, e-waste
Kristen Bertuglia, the town’s environmental sustainability manager, says the cleanup programs this spring are a great opportunity to get a jump start on spring cleaning and to encourage community members to join the town in keeping Vail clean and eco-friendly. Funding for these events comes from fees generated through Vail’s “Kick the Bag Habit” program. For more information, go to http://www.lovevail.org or call Bertuglia, 970-477-3455.
Since MIRA launched on July 29, 2018, it has recorded 140 days of operation. A total of 2,812 people have received services or been connected to other resources through MIRA as it visited 40 neighborhoods in Eagle County.