Solid Waste and Recycling

Solid Waste Services

The Solid Waste Division is responsible for the collection and disposal of household garbage, yard waste, recycling, appliances and other discarded items. For more information on the programs and other services we offer, please click on the links below. 

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Appliance Collection
Have your used, unwanted appliances collected at your home.

Large Brush / Bulky Item Collection
Have large or bulky items collected at your home.

Request Medical Sharps Pick-up
Have medical sharps picked up from your home.

Holiday Collection Schedule
View the schedule for solid waste pick-up during the holidays.

Proper Grease and Cooking Oil Disposal
Learn how to properly dispose of your used cooking greases.

Residential Recycling Program
Be Green! Recycle from the convenience of your own home.

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Solid Waste Ordinance Revisions - Effective October 1, 2021

As a part of its Clean City Initiative, the Mesquite City Council approved new requirements for its solid waste customers. The new requirements include trash being secured in trash bags within an approved trash container, specific times on when the trash can be set out for collection and limits on bulky items. The enforcement of the new requirements went into effect on October 1, 2021. Click here to learn more and read answers to frequently asked questions.

For special circumstance and requests for assistance with the new requirements, please call the Solid Waste Division at 972-216-6285 or 972-216-6284