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Call Environmental Waste Services at (972) 769-4150 or click here for a free cooking oil collection. Oil must be contained in a sturdy, plastic container with a secure screw-top. Collection appointments will be scheduled for one or more gallons. The containers need to be placed at your regular trash pick up location site by 7 a.m. on the day of the scheduled collection. The cooking oil will be processed and used as biodiesel fuel.
Home Depot (Plano locations) and Lowe's (East Plano and Allen locations) accept CFLs. Recycle Revolution (Dallas) will accept CFLs for a small fee. Batteries Plus and Batteries Plus Bulbs stores collect incandescent, CFLs and LEDs for recycling.
Call Environmental Waste Services at (972) 769-4150 or click here at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled household chemical collection day. Household chemical collections are scheduled by zip code:
75025 on Mondays
75023 on Tuesdays
75024 & 75093 on Wednesdays
75074, 75075 & 75094 on Thursdays
You will be instructed to place the items in a box marked "chemicals" at your collection point by 7 a.m., at least two feet from your refuse and recycling containers.
Learn more about Household Chemical Collection
There are several locations around Plano that accept Styrofoam for recycling.
These locations accept wire hangers.
Do-it-yourself disposal is available to all Plano residential Environmental Waste Services customers at the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) transfer stations and regional disposal facility. Plano residents must take their current City of Plano utility bill that reflects garbage (waste) services and a current Texas driver's license with corresponding address for proof of residency.
Residents are allowed two drop-offs per monthly utility bill cycles. Loads must arrive in a passenger vehicle or pick-up truck. Trailers of any size are also acceptable, as long as they are towed behind a passenger vehicle or pick-up truck. NOTE: Stake bed trucks and box trucks are not acceptable.
Disposal hours, locations, and acceptable waste can be found under the DIY Disposal tab on the Residential Trash page.
Fill out an online registration form for your group's cleanup. Registration is required and must be completed 3 days prior to your desired cleanup date in order to receive supplies.
United Electronics Recycling (UER) partners with the City of Plano and they do accept strings of Christmas lights for recycling.