Clothing and Furniture - Donate to a charity! For large furniture waste, call 817-261-8812 to schedule a bulky item pick up.
Electronics (View electronics recycling information)
Food and wet waste - Food contaminated items such as:
- Paper plates and napkins
- Pizza boxes
- Chip bags
- Frozen food bags
- Clam shell containers - such as berry containers
Glass and Ceramics - While glass as a category is recyclable, drinking glasses and window glass panes are typically not accepted and belong in the trash. Ceramic items may have an extended life if taken to a reuse store, otherwise they belong in the trash.
- Ceramic Items
- Auto Glass
- Flower Pots
- Incandescent light bulbs
Hazardous or toxic product containers (View Household Hazardous Waste disposal information)
Plastic Items - While many thick plastics are accepted, some plastic is considered dangerous for the recycling facility.
- Plastic Bags - Many grocery stores like Wal-Mart, Tom Thumb and Kroger offer plastic bag recycling stations
- Plastic toys
- Plastic and metal hangers - consider donating them to a local charity!
Propane tanks - Very dangerous for many reasons. Take these back to a vendor.
Shredded Paper - Shredded paper can be bagged and disposed of in regular trash. Or, bring documents to one of our Shred Day events.
Styrofoam - Dense Styrofoam packaging can be recycled by taking back to a drop-off location. Typically, packing peanuts are not accepted
- Styrofoam containers
- Styrofoam peanuts
- Styrofoam packing
Wire and Cable - Take these items to an electronic retail store (staples, best buy, etc.)
Wrapping Paper/Gift Bags - Wrapping paper is typically coated with foil, glitter, or other items. Put wrapping paper in the trash. For a more sustainable wrapping paper option, use craft paper or newspaper instead.