Frequently Asked Questions

 

Click the "Time to Recycle" logo at the top or bottom of any page to get home, then search for your city by name or zip code using the 'I Want To Recycle!' search box. You will find the website for your city listed on the page. Visit for full details about the recycling programs available to you. If you do not find your city's name listed on this web site, visit your city's or county's web site to obtain recycling information for your community.

Click the "Time to Recycle" logo at the top or bottom of any page to get home, then search for your city by name or zip code using the 'I Want To Recycle!' search box. You will find the website and contact information for your city listed on the page. If you do not find drop-off locations listed for your city, call your city at the number listed on that page. You can also utilize the 'I Want To Recycle!' search box on our homepage to find a drop-off location or business near you that will accept your recyclable items.

Click the "Time to Recycle" logo at the top or bottom of any page to get home, then search for your city by name or zip code using the 'I Want To Recycle!' search box. You will find the contact information for your city listed on the page. Someone will be able to assist you with your request.

You can also utilize the 'I Want To Recycle!' search box on our homepage to find a drop-off location or business near you that will accept your recyclable items. You may also use the search box to find your city by name or zip code. If you do not find your city's name listed on this web site, please visit your city or county's web site to obtain recycling information for your community.

You can have your name removed from many bulk mailing lists by writing to:

Mail Preference Service
Direct Marketing Association
P.O. Box 9008
Farmingdale, New York 11735-9008

Where to take Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) if you live in one of the following cities:
Arlington, Azle, Bedford, Benbrook, Bridgeport, Burleson, Cedar Hill, Cleburne, Colleyville, Crowley, Euless, Forest Hill, Fort Worth, Glenn Heights, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Haltom City, Hood County, Hurst, Keller, Kennedale, Lake Worth, Lakeside, Mansfield, Midlothian, North Richland Hills, Oak Leaf, Pantego, Parker County, Richland Hills, River Oaks, Roanoke, Saginaw, Sherman, Southlake, Stephenville, Tarrant County (unincorporated), Tarrant Reg. Water District, Trophy Club, UTRWD, Watauga, Waxahachie, Weatherford, Westlake, Westover Hills, Westworth Village, White Settlement.

The Fort Worth Environmental Collection Center (EEC) is a permanent collection site you can use located at 6400 Bridge Street, Fort Worth, TX 76112. Schedule of operation is Thursdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Telephone: 817-392-3279. Bring driver’s license and water bill or other utility bill as proof of residence in a participating city.

To find out whether or not your HHW items are accepted, please call before loading your items for transport and deposit. If your city is not listed as one of the participating cities, the ECC will not be able to accept your household chemical waste. Call your city representatives to let them know you would like your city involved in the program.

 

Where to take Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) if you live in one of the following cities:
Addison, Dallas, DeSoto, Duncanville, Farmer Branch, Garland, Highland Park, Irving, Mesquite, Richardson, Rowlett, Sachse, Seagoville, Sunnyvale.

The Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center (DCHCCC) is a permanent collection site you can use located at 11234 Plano Road, Dallas, TX 75243. Schedule of operation is Tuesday from 9 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. and the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Closed on Monday, Friday, and Sunday. Telephone: 214-553-1765. Bring driver’s license and water bill or other utility bill as proof of residence in a participating city.

To find out whether or not your HHW items are accepted, please call before loading your items for transport and deposit. If your city is not listed as one of the participating cities, you will be charged a minimum of $95.00 waste management fee.

Our Composting section of this website is a great place to start! For more information, you can visit the Master Composter web site for general composting information, Worm Digest for vermicomposting information, or Texas Smartscape for composting and landscaping information.

Visit your city or county web site for disposal guidance.

Visit U.S. Drug Enfrocement Administration Diversion website and utilize the "EPA - Disposal of Meidcal Sharps" information under the "Non-DEA Registrant (General Public) Drug Disposal" section

Try your doctor or pharmacy for information

Try your local police department for information

 

Visit your city or county web site for disposal guidance.

Use the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration search tool to find controlled substance public disposal locations nearest you

Try your doctor or pharmacy

Try your local police department

 

I want to recycle:

Electronics

Inkjet/Toner Cartridges

Appliances, also known as "White Goods" (e.g. washers/dryers, refrigerators, microwaves)

  • You can use our 'I Want To Recycle!' search box on our homepage to find a location near you.
  • Search for your city by name or zip code on our homepage search box for a link to your city's website and contact information for details about the recycling programs available to you
  • Visit your city's or county's web site to locate their appliance pick-up service or drop-off site locations.
  • Contact a local thrift store to arrange a pick-up if the item is still in working condition.
  • www.earth911.com
  • www.recycletexasonline.org

Batteries

Automotive Fluids and Oil Filters

Paint

Pesticides

Tires

Carpet

Cell Phones

Plastic Grocery Bags

  • Take your plastic bags back to your local grocery store. Most grocery stores accept plastic bags for recycling.
  • For more information about recycling plastic bags, as well as a list of retailers that accept plastic bags for recycling: http://abagslife.com

Styrofoam and Styrofoam packing peanuts

Televisions

Textiles (Clothing)

Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFL's) or Long Fluorescent Tubes

Construction and Demolition (C&D) material

Mulch

  • Visit your city's or county's web site for mulch availability. Mulch is often offered for free to residents.
  • You can use our Interactive Map to find a location near you.

Used Cooking Oil

  • Visit www.ceasethegreasentx.com for information about grease recycling and proper cooking oil management in the kitchen.
  • You can also use Cease the Grease's Interactive Map to find a grease recycling drop off location near you.