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The trash and recycling pick up schedules for your area can be found by visiting: www.cityofmesquite.com/collectionschedule
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To view the trash and recycling holiday pick up schedules, visit: www.cityofmesquite.com/holidays
For information about the collection days and pick- up locations for your area, visit: www.cityofmesquite.com/collectionschedule
Household hazardous waste can be dropped off at The Home Chemical Collection Center. The Home Chemical Collection Center is located at 11234 Plano Rd., one mile north of 635, between Miller Rd. and Forest Ln.
The following items are accepted for disposal:o Aerosol sprayso Automotive fluids and oil filterso Batteries of all kindso Chemical products for home useo Cleaners and polisheso Computers, cell phones, and electronicso Craft and hobby supplieso Fluorescent light tubeso Lawn and garden chemicalso Paint and home repair products o Pool chemicals
It is important that cooking oils and grease are disposed of properly. For specific disposal instructions, click here
The Solid Waste Division will pick up old refrigerators, dishwashers, clothes washers, dryers, hot water heaters, stoves, lawnmowers and other household appliances at no additional charge. Appliances are collected each Wednesday from either your alley or front curb. If you have an item to be collected, contact the Solid Waste Office prior to Wednesday. Pick-ups can be scheduled by calling (972) 216-6285 or online.
Bagged grass clippings and leaves or brush piles no larger than 2 feet wide by 2 feet high by 4 feet long and weighing no more than 50 lbs. are picked up.
Large brush is collected Monday – Friday, once weekly. Large brush items are picked up at front curbs. Please do not block sidewalks with your debris.
The Composting Facility is located at 3550 Lawson Road, south of Cartwright Road. The facility is open daily (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday) from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., except Wednesdays, Sundays and holidays.
There is no need to separate items. All recyclables may be placed together in the same bin or blue bag. It is not necessary to rinse or remove labels from jars or cans. However, remove all liquid from containers to prevent contamination.
Glass may not be placed in a blue bag, only in a recycling bin. On rainy days, protect your bin from getting wet or simply save it for the next collection day.
The Citizen’s Convenience Center allows City of Mesquite residents to dispose of junk items at no cost. Below is a list of acceptable and unacceptable items to drop off:
Acceptable Items: Trash, yard waste, fencing, furniture, lumber, appliances, automotive batteries, tires (limit 4). Small amounts of brick and concrete are also accepted. Recyclable Items: Plastic containers, newspaper, magazines, telephone books, chipboard, cardboard, tin, steel, aluminum, glass, and all types of metal, and electronic waste (computers, monitors, televisions, etc.) Unacceptable Items: Hazardous materials (pesticides, chemicals, solvents) paint, commercially generated waste, roofing materials, rocks, dirt, oil and other automotive fluids.
For information on commercial trash and recycling service, click here