How You Can Go Green

Go Green

In your community

Purchase food from Grand Prairie Farmers Market, open Saturdays 8 a.m.-1 p.m. April through December at Market Square, 120 W. Main Street, Grand Prairie TX 75050.

Participate in Keep Grand Prairie Beautiful programs that help keep our environment clean and protected. 

At home

In your yard

At work

  • Carpool to work (consider using the Park and Ride located off I-30 and Belt Line Road in Grand Prairie).
  • Make sure your Grand Prairie workplace is signed up to participate in the curbside recycling for commercial bag customers.
  • Replace standard light bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs, recycle toner cartridges and printer paper, set printer settings to double-sided when appropriate, print draft documents on scratch paper.

On the roads

  • Carpool when possible.
  • Purchase a full smart car.
  • Inflate car tires to right pressure.
  • Change your air filter.
  • Turn off your engine rather than allowing your vehicle to idle.
  • Use cruise control.
  • Wash your car at commercial car washes that recycle water.
  • Don't top off your gas tank.


Green Volunteering Opportunities


  • Keep Grand Prairie Beautiful programs
  • Report Illegal Dumping - Have you witnessed illegal dumping in the City of Grand Prairie or know of a location where illegal dumping has occurred? Please
    call the Illegal Dumping Hotline at 972-237-8064 or visit the City's Code Enforcement page.
  • Environmental Collection Center - Go to the ECC to drop off your household hazardous waste (HHW) if you can't make it to our HHW events.
  • City of Grand Prairie Environmental Services Department - For more information on environmental-related volunteer opportunities, check out the Environmental Services Web page