Trash and recycling services will be impacted by the holidays for residents in Zone 2 and 3:

  • Residents in Zone 2 will be delayed until Thursday, Dec. 26 and Thursday, Jan. 2

  • Residents in Zone 3 will be delayed until Friday, Dec. 27 and Friday, Jan. 3

  • Bulk Trash- Residents in Zone 1 will be delayed until Thursday, Jan. 2

Residents will need to have their carts out by 6 a.m. on their scheduled day for service. As a reminder, bulk trash services can be scheduled online at

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Visit the Water - Use It Wisely Tower at the Queen Creek Library this July

Post Date:07/09/2019 7:02 am

Throughout the month of July, the Water - Use It Wisely Tower will be on display at the Queen Creek Library, along with many fun activities for the whole family!  The water tower provides a visual representation of how much water the average person uses every day.

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Ongoing opportunities at the QC Library

Dive into summer reading at any age, by earning virtual badges, while learning about water conservation.


  • Kids and adults can explore the Water Conservation challenge by selecting three out of the 15 books, eBooks, videos, or eAudiobooks.


  • Geared towards adults, the Water-Smart Workshop challenge encourages Town of Queen Creek water utility customers to register for a free water-smart workshop to learn more about reducing your outdoor water use.


  • Another popular activity includes the Water Quiz challenge, which encourages participants to complete the Water - Use It Wisely home water audit.


Kids and adults can earn special prizes by participating in these water conservation activities. Adults who complete all four water conservation badges will earn a super badge and be eligible for a chance to win a water conservation prize! Children who complete at least two of the water conservation badges will earn a super badge and may redeem one of the many water conservation prizes that include a Wayne Drop beanie baby, insulated lunch bag or t-shirt (while supplies last, must be redeemed in-person at the Queen Creek Library).


Thursday, July 11: DIY Cactus Rocks class from 2-3:30 p.m.

Mark your calendars for a special DIY Cactus Rocks class on Thursday, July 11 from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Queen Creek Library. Participants will use rocks to paint their own succulent garden during this free drop-in activity. While you paint, learn ways to conserve water inside and outside your home!


Saturday, Aug. 24: Pruning 101 Workshop from 9 a.m. to noon


The Town of Queen Creek offers Water-Smart Workshops that are free for Queen Creek utility customers. The Pruning 101 Workshop will help you learn the basics of pruning to keep your investments healthy, functional and looking great. Registration is also open for Soil Building and Color Your World. Reserve your spot today by visiting


For more information about the Town’s water efforts, visit To stay updated on Queen Creek news and happenings, follow the Town on and  


Media contact:
Constance Halonen-Wilson, Public Information Officer

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