It’s never a good idea to keep expired or unused medication around the house, but what do you do with them? Well, National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, October 23 offers an opportunity to safely discard them for FREE. Bring any over-the-counter or prescription medication for proper disposal to any one of the drop-off sites throughout the Front Range from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. [Read more…] about Safely Dispose Old Medications. National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Is This Saturday
What do you do with all of those leaves after you’ve made a big pile and jumped in them a few times? Well, it’s time again for Denver’s Annual LeafDrop. Weekday drop off sites will be open from October 4 through Sunday, December 5. Weekend sites are open in November. Leaves collected through the program will be turned into a high-quality compost and sold to residents next May. There’s lots of information, so let’s just get to it. [Read more…] about Rake Up and Recycle Your Leaves at Free Drop Sites
Nowadays, everything is deliverable with just a few swipes and taps on your smartphone. And, for those who regularly play, you can now add the Colorado Lottery to the list of items you can easily and quickly check off your to-do list. Thanks to Jackpocket, those feeling lucky can play all their favorite games right from their couch, including Powerball, Mega Millions, Cash 5, Lucky For Life and Pick 3. The service now also includes Colorado Lotto+. (You can even have scratch tickets delivered right to your front door!) [Read more…] about Play Colorado Lottery Right From Your Phone, Get First Ticket For Free!
If you’re like everyone else, you have a stack of books somewhere at home that have been sitting there for months or even years. Some books that you’ve read, but the majority are probably books that you had hoped to read. Many books are bought (or gifted) with good intentions, but just never quite make it to the done pile. [Read more…] about Update Your Home Library By Selling Used Books At Tattered Cover
Scroll down for more information about reusable bag giveaway dates and times. Every shopper in Denver is going to have to bag a new fee, come this summer. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you should know the environmental challenges plastic bags cause for all of us. (Actually, you’ve probably found a plastic bag under that rock!) An estimated 250 million bags are used by Denver residents every year, according to city officials. Unfortunately, only about 5% of those bags are recycled. The rest end up in the waste system.
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Know your numbers! Did you know you’re entitled to a FREE copy of your credit report once a year? It’s one of the best ways to know your credit history and monitor for any potential identity theft. Plus, many consumers find accounts once thought closed still open, so it’s an opportunity to do some important “housecleaning.” [Read more…] about Get Free Credit Report Every 12 Months — Weekly Reports Available For Limited Time
AAA Colorado is partnering with the Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority (CATPA) and other state and law enforcement partners to give Coloradans free devices to stop automotive theft. Motorists can now get a special traceable number etched into their catalytic converter for FREE. And Sheridan residents can also receive a FREE engine immobilizer. [Read more…] about Get Free Devices To Deter Auto and Catalytic Converter Theft
Due to popular demand (or maybe just to see if we could do it), we have created a Mile High on the Cheap Facebook Group. While we always encourage you to submit your events for publication on the website, this new Group is another way to spread the word about those that somehow escape our attention, are outside our price-point, last-minute or just aren’t quite right for our calendar. [Read more…] about New Way To Share Your Events With Other MHOTC Readers
Every so often we alert MHOTC readers to a national service we find of interest. Toy maker Mattel has just launched Mattel PlayBack, a FREE toy takeback program that will enable families to extend the life of their Mattel toys once they are finished playing with them. The new program is designed to recover and reuse materials from old Mattel toys for future Mattel products. [Read more…] about Kids Done With Their Old Mattel Toys? Now You Can Recycle Them For Free
The results are in and Mile High on the Cheap won Best of Denver 2021 Readers’ Choice for Best Free Service. Thanks to all of you who voted for us! You truly are the best readers in town. It’s time for Westword’s popular and highly-coveted Best of Denver 2021. Now, before we make our pitch, we just want to remind you how MHOTC has always been there for you in your times of cheapness and frugality. We’ve always had your back, when you’ve been bored on a budget. Who do you always call, when you’re looking for a good time? (Keep your mind out of the gutter, people!) [Read more…] about We Won! Westword Best of Denver Readers’ Choice 2021
This offer has all the ingredients to be the perfect recipe for home chefs on a budget. Target is lending a helping hand in the kitchen to its customers. Whether you’re a novice in the kitchen or seasoned chef, everyone loves watching the Food Network for a little culinary inspiration. And everyone is invited to go inside the channel’s kitchen for insider tips and assistance in preparing your family’s next favorite dish. [Read more…] about Target: Get 1-Year Subscription to Food Network Kitchen For Free — $40 Value
If your head is spinning with all the changes, disruptions, cancellations and uncertainty to our daily lives, you aren’t alone. We at Mile High On The Cheap feel it, too. In fact, we’re working even harder to stay on top of what’s happening in the Denver-Boulder area and keep you informed in a timely manner. Though we post about things we think you’ll find of interest, sometimes we learn of something newsworthy that may not be worth a stand-alone post. But, we want to share. [Read more…] about Want A Covid Vaccine? No Appointment Needed At 3 Sites. Here’s The Latest News You Can Use
Congrats to those who have received their coronavirus vaccine. Now you need to ensure you have a record to prove you have done so. Everyone who receives the vaccine gets a CDC Covid-19 Vaccination Record Card. Both Office Depot/Office Max and Staples are offering to laminate your card for FREE. [Read more…] about Office Depot/Office Max & Staples Will Laminate Your COVID-19 Vaccination Card For Free
The ever-changing Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Covid-19 dial is changing…again. Right now, the public is being asked for their input by Monday, March 22 at noon. The final guidelines will become available on Tuesday, March 23, and the new dial — 3.0 — will go into effect on Wednesday, March 24. We’ll update this post at that time, noting any changes. [Read more…] about Good News! Expect A Reduction In Restrictions Soon. Bars Can Reopen. Outdoor Events To Have No Capacity Limits
Nowadays, there are many advantages to becoming a “senior citizen,” but the one bargain hunters appreciate the most are the discounts offered by many retailers and restaurants. We’ve rounded up a few deals around town for the “older crowd.” [Read more…] about Senior Deals and Discounts in Denver — Updated!