Ecotech Institute Partners with City of Aurora for 2017 Annual Cleanup Day

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The first and only college focused solely on clean and renewable energy education, Ecotech Institute today announced that it will partner with the city of Aurora for the 2017 Annual Cleanup Day (May 20, 2017). As part of the free event running from 10:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M., the school’s parking lot will serve as a collection site for residential waste that is not appropriate for curbside pickup.

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Ecotech Institute is honored by the opportunity to help provide Aurora residents with a safe and convenient way to dispose of their household waste; and we encourage everyone to come to our campus on May 20 to take part in this important event.

Ecotech Institute, the first and only college entirely focused on preparing graduates for careers in clean and renewable energy, today announced its partnership with the city of Aurora for the 2017 citywide Annual Cleanup Day dedicated to keeping the city neighborhoods clean and healthy. As part of the event taking place on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M., Ecotech Institute will host a collection of large residential waste, giving Aurora residents the opportunity to discard certain items at no cost.

“We are excited to be partnering with the city of Aurora for the Annual Cleanup Day,” said Ecotech Institute Campus President Chris Gorrie. “As a college committed to clean and renewable energy education, we care deeply about the environment. This is why Ecotech Institute is honored by the opportunity to help provide Aurora residents with a safe and convenient way to dispose of their household waste; and we encourage everyone to come to our campus on May 20 to take part in this important event.”

Margee Cannon, Aurora’s Neighborhood Liaison Coordinator added, “Although only in its third year, Aurora’s Annual Cleanup Day continues to be a popular and highly valued event that our residents take advantage of and appreciate. We are honored to have Ecotech Institute as one of our partners this year and hope to continue working together in the future.”

The collection dumpsters will be located at Ecotech Institute’s parking lot at 1400 S. Abilene St., Aurora, CO 80012. Residents participating in this free event must bring proof of residency, including a driver’s license, utility bill or other identification with an Aurora address. The Aurora Cleanup Day participants will also get a chance to receive a free reusable grocery bag at the event, while supplies last.

For more information about Aurora Cleanup Day, a list of restricted items, and the locations of other collection sites, visit: AuroraGov.org/KeepAuroraClean.

About Ecotech Institute

Ecotech Institute is the first and only college in the U.S. solely focused on energy. Through flexible options designed to meet diverse career goals, students can pursue education in energy in a way that works for them. Located in Aurora, CO, Ecotech Institute offers an array of practical energy degree programs that prepare students for energy careers. Ecotech Institute is a division of Education Corporation of America and is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. For more information about Ecotech Institute, visit ecotechinstitute.com or call 877-326-5576.

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