News Flash

Posted on: December 3, 2018

Your Holiday Recycling Resource

How to recycle those holiday items

These helpful resources will tell you how to dispose of those Amazon boxes, where to take your tree after Christmas and what to do with those old ornaments and broken tree lights.

Christmas Tree Drop-off

Drop off your live tree at any of these four locations between Wednesday, December 26 – Wednesday, January 2:

Jack Carter Park2601 Pleasant Valley, Plano 75023(south lot off Pleasant Valley)

Old Shepard Place park1301 Windin...

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City of Plano Sustainability and Environmental Services
Posted on: January 30, 2018

Don't Be a Turkey After You Cook One: Eliminate Fats, Oils and Grease from Going Down the Drain

Fats Oils Grease Dec 2018

You know that indulging in decadent holiday foods can affect your waistline, but many of you aren't aware that fats, oils, and grease (FOG) can affect your plumbing system, too.

FOG can clog your pipes and accumulate in municipal sewer pipes, leading to costly blockages and overflows. These overflows can result in sewage running onto the street, entering storm drains and polluting our creeks. 

We need your help keeping ou...

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City of Plano Sustainability and Environmental Services
Posted on: January 24, 2018

Once Per Week Watering November 1 - March 3

Watering Guidelines Dec 2018

Starting Nov. 1, the City of Plano will
dial back to once per week watering.

Plants require less water during the cooler months. Plus, sprinklers that run during freezing temperatures can lead to a public safety hazard. Set a reminder to update your controller's schedule, and remember to consider weatherconditions before ...

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City of Plano Sustainability and Environmental Services