Recycling Collection

Park Cities Recycling Event, Saturday, November 7, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., 3001 University Blvd (near Burleson Park)

- Shred-it will collect and shred all documents on-site. Paper products and documents that can be disposed of include personal items such as medical records, tax records, invoices, etc., essentially documents with personal identifiers such as social security number, drivers license number, bank information.

- Global Asset collects and disposes of all E-waste items. Accepted E-waste items include: Computers, computer monitors, computer accessories, TV’s, printers, DVD/CD players, copiers, fax machines, scanners, cell phones and chargers, external hard drives, video and camera equipment, video game systems, cables, power cords, power strips and more.

- Salvation Army will also be on-site to collect donations. The donated items must be in working condition, and contain all parts/accessories. Clothing items must not be torn or stained. The Salvation Army will also take all wood furniture, refrigerators, stoves, washing machines, dryers and any appliances. All donors will be given a receipt for tax deduction purposes.

COVID-19 Advisory: For your safety and ours, all personnel working the event will be wearing facial coverings when they remove items from your vehicle. Please stay in your vehicle as your recycled/donated items are being removed. Also note, that the presentation of this event is subject to evolving State and County orders and guidelines. This event could be canceled due to community health concerns.

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Collection

Wednesday is recyclables collection day for all addresses in Highland Park.

  • Please place your green recycling container out by 7:00 a.m. on Wednesdays
  • Please place your green recycling container in the alley or at the curb if you do not have a paved alley
  • If your recycling day falls on a holiday, save your recyclable items for the next collection day. Holidays observed are New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

What can be recycled?

  • Paper - newspapers, magazines, junk mail, shredded paper (if raining please place in a plastic bag, wet paper cannot be recycled)
  • Cardboard - boxes, food and beverage containers
  • Plastics - marked 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 7. Please rinse and remove lids. Containers may be crushed to conserve space.
  • Aluminum and Metal - food and beverage cans, empty aerosol cans. Please rinse before placing in the recycling bin.
  • Glass - clear, brown, and green food and beverage bottles. Please rinse and remove lids.
  • For more information visit All-in-One Recycling

Items not allowed

  • Hardcover books
  • Carbon paper
  • Plastic wrap, bags, toys, or plastic bottles used for automotive or other hazardous materials
  • Scrap metal 
  • Styrofoam 
  • Paint cans
  • Automotive product cans
  • Disposable aluminum pie tins and containers
  • Light bulbs, plate glass, auto glass, tempered glass, mirrors, ceramics, or any glass that is not a food or beverage bottle