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Recycling | 1102 MacArthur Blvd. | Grand Prairie, TX 75050 | Phone 972-237-8061 | Fax 972-237-9408 | E-MailBags

Bags
Use reusable bags when possible. If you have extra plastic bags, please return to local grocery stores.

Batteries
Batteries may be dropped off at the Landfill. Other locations that accept batteries for recycling include:

  • Best Buy
  • IKEA – Drop off batteries at IKEA's Recycling Center located by Returns and Exchanges.

Cell Phones
Bring to the Landfill convenience area for recycling.

Christmas Trees

Recycling drop-off locations for your tree (beginning Friday, Dec. 26, 2014 -Monday, Jan. 12, 2015) will be at:

  • Charley Taylor Recreation Center parking lot, 601 E Grand Prairie Rd, Grand Prairie, TX 75051
  • Parkhill Park parking lot, 5100 Block of S. Robinson Rd., Grand Prairie, TX 75052
  • Grand Prairie Landfill, 1102 MacArthur Blvd., Grand Prairie, TX 75050


Please remove all ornaments, stands and plastic bags from the tree. Artificial trees or trees sprayed with artificial snow cannot be accepted for recycling. Acceptable trees will be recycled into mulch. Free mulch is available at the landfill to all Grand Prairie residents. Trees are also collected on your normal garbage collection day. However, these trees will not be recycled into mulch but will be collected as garbage. Call 972-237-8061 for more information.

Electronics (computers, TVs, VCRs, printers, fax machines, phones, etc.)
Grand Prairie residents are offered the following options for recycling electronics:

  1. Call Grand Prairie Disposal at 817-261-8812 for bulky item pickup.
  2. Bring electronics to the Grand Prairie Landfill, 1102 MacArthur Blvd., 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday. The city has designed a recycling drop-off area at the Landfill specifically for electronics (More information). View the List of Non-Conforming Electronic Materials  to see what items are NOT accepted as electronics.
  3. The city also offers electronic recycling twice per year, in the spring and fall. The city will be hosting the next electronics recycling event on Saturday, November 15, 2014, to celebrate America Recycles Day. The event will be at the Development Center, 206 West Church St. Grand Prairie, TX 75050 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.
  4. Citizens also have a free and easy way to recycle unwanted personal computers. Instead of bringing computers to the Landfill, you may be able to recycle for free through the computer manufacturer. Visit TexasRecyclesComputers.org for more details or view the Computer Recycling list.
  5. You may also visit ecollective to find an electronics recycling drop-off location near you.

    Click here to view an electronics recycling facility.

    The following stores accept ink cartridges for recycling:
  • Staples – Take your inkjet cartridges to Staples and receive a free ream of 30% recycled-content copy paper.
  • Office Depot – Take your inkjet cartridges to Office Depot and receive a coupon for $3 off your next purchase.

Light Bulbs
The following retailers accept light bulbs for recycling:

  • IKEA – Drop off light bulbs at IKEA's Recycling Center located by Returns and Exchanges.

Light Bulbs – Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFL)

  • IKEA – Drop off CFLs at IKEA's Recycling Center located by Returns and Exchanges.
  • Home Depot – Customers may drop off expired, unbroken CFL bulbs at the returns counter of any Home Depot store.

Metal
Bring to the Landfill convenience area for recycling.

Motor Oil
Take to Environmental Collection Center in Fort Worth or drop off during a Household Hazardous Waste Event  held in Grand Prairie.

Pallets
Bring wood pallets to the Landfill convenience area for recycling. All clean wood will be mulched.

Televisions
Televisions may be dropped off at the Landfill during business hours Monday–Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This service is free of charge for those residents who bring the top portion of their current water bill or visit Computer Recycling.

Tires
Bring to the Landfill convenience area for recycling. The fee for recycling regular car and truck tires is $1. The fee for tractor trailer tires is $5. The fee for tracker and 18-wheeler tires is $10.

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