Green City Programs

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The city of Grand Prairie's governmental mission includes reducing greenhouse gas (GG) emissions by encouraging the recycling, remanufacturing and reuse of existing materials, appliances, vehicles and facilities and using "green" technologies and operating to enhance the public welfare and protect the environment for the wellbeing and benefit of the citizens, and future generations of Grand Prairie.

Classes and Events

  • Composting Classes
  • Document Shredding Days
  • Great American Cleanup
  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days
  • Kirby Creek Nature Center
  • Luckett Community Garden and Tree Farm
  • Rainwater Harvesting Classes
  • ShadeMakers Community Forestry
  • Trash-Off Days
  • Water Wise Gardening Classes
  • Water Wise Tours
  • Xeriscape Classes

Beautification Programs (Keep Grand Prairie Beautiful)

  • Adopt-A-Cemetery
  • Adopt-A-Stream
  • Adopt-A-Street
  • Green & Clean Campus Program

Conservation

  • Concept Plans
  • Floodplain Management
  • Let's Get Growing on GPTV
  • Stormwater Quality Management
  • Unified Development Code
  • Water Conservation Plan

Energy Saving

  • Grand Connection Transit Service
  • Hybrid Vehicles
  • Methane Gas Project
  • Timed Signals
  • Windmills

Green Development

  • Building Energy Codes
  • Concept Planning
  • Memberships

Environmental Initiatives

  • Code Enforcement Activities
  • Green Building Program
  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection
  • Stream Monitoring

Greener Parks

  • Community Gardens
  • Horticulture Classes
  • Let's Get Growing on GPTV
  • NeighborWoods Tree Planting Program
  • Tree City USA
  • Urban Forestry Grand Prairie

Solid Waste and Recycling Programs

  • Brush and Yard Waste
  • Litter Prevention
  • Medication Disposal Program
  • Recycling at the Curb
  • Recycling at Drop-off Stations
  • Recycling at the Landfill
  • Recycling at Schools
  • Recycling at Special Events
  • Recycling Electronics
  • Recycling Christmas Trees
  • Tires and Bulky Items
  • TV Take-Back Program