Altoona Spring Cleanup and Tire Drop Off Scheduled for April 8 and 9

Altoona is partnering with Metro Waste Authority once again in 2024 to provide a community wide, spring clean-up event. During this event, Altoona residents can dispose of large household items for free by placing the item for pickup at their curb on their regular collection day on either Monday, April 8 or Tuesday, April 9, 2024.

Accepted items
Items that can be left on the curb for pick-up include:
  • couches
  • desks
  • lamps
  • toys
  • mattresses
  • chairs
  • doors
  • Carpet (must be cut into 4’ long x 18” diameter rolls)
Please remember that items left on the curb need to be able to be lifted by two people, and your entire pile of items should be no larger than what fits in the back of one pickup truck.

Items that are NOT accepted
Please DO NOT leave the following items on your curb. They will not be picked up from your curb as part of this event.
  • Appliances
  • Hazardous waste
  • Yard waste
  • Broken glass
Tire disposal
During the spring clean up event on Monday, April 8 and Tuesday, April 9, residents can drop up to five used tires off to be disposed at the Altoona Streets Department (406 5th Ave SW). Tires can be dropped off into the provided receptacles between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Please DO NOT place tires on your curb for pickup as part of the spring cleanup event. Tires from tractors and bicycles, or solid tires from lawnmowers or golf carts are not accepted.

Do you have a question about the spring cleanup event, or would you like to learn more? Click here to visit Metro Waste Authority's website.