For residents who have large amounts of recycling and/or who live in multi-family living communities where no recycling service is provided, the city makes the following drop-off sites available.
Grand Prairie Landfill – convenience area
*All recyclables accepted for curbside recycling are accepted for recycling at the landfill. (View the Curbside Recycling web page for more information about what you can and cannot recycle.)
Additionally, Grand Prairie residents (not businesses) can recycle their electronics for free at the landfill or at one of the free collection events. Learn more about electronics recycling.
All recyclables except for glass:
Paper, cardboard, metal, and plastic bottles and containers can be recycled at the following locations. Please flatten cardboard before placing in the container. Glass is not accepted at these locations.
Charles V. England Public Safety Training Building
310 College St., Grand Prairie, TX 75050
206 W. Church St., Grand Prairie, TX 75050
Chamber of Commerce
900 Conover Drive, Grand Prairie, TX
Prairie Paws Animal Adoption Center
2222 W. Warrior Trail, Grand Prairie, TX 75052
Grand Prairie Main Library
901 Conover Dr., Grand Prairie, TX 75051
Tangle Ridge Golf Course
818 Tangle Ridge Dr., Grand Prairie, TX 75052
Prairie Lakes Golf Course
3202 SE 14th St., Grand Prairie, TX 75052
Alternatives to Recycling: Reduce, Reuse, Rebuy
- Purchase supplies in bulk or with less packaging.
- Keep mailing lists updated to reduce wasted or returned mail.
- Receive and pay bill electronically.
- Use both sides of paper when possible.
- Set copier for default double-side copying.
- Return or borrow tools and equipment for limited use.
- Lease office equipment.
- Leave grass clippings on your lawn as mulch.
- Buy and use durable items instead of throwaways.
- Encourage your local school to start a compost operation with food scraps.
- Use cloth napkins and towels.
- Share magazines and books or donate to retirement homes, shelters or hospital and office waiting rooms.
- Repair used items instead of purchasing new ones.
- Donate usable items to charities.
- Take your own canvas/reusable bags on shopping trips.
- Store leftover food in reusable containers.
- Choose rechargeable batteries.
- Check out books from the library or buy used books.
- Participate in a paint collection and reuse program.
- Use durable coffee mugs and refillable bottles.
- Close the loop! Buy products made from or packaged in recycled materials.
- When making purchases, especially when purchasing bulky and/or electronic items, ask the retailer whether the item can be recycled, returned or reused in some way.
- Avoid buying non-recyclable items and find out what items local recyclers accept.
- Ask stores where you shop to stock items made from recycled materials.
- Shop at thrift shops, consignment stores, garage sales, classified ads and online merchandise exchanges services (like Freecycle.org).