Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The Town offers residents three ways to dispose of Household Hazardous Waste: 1) On-Call Curbside Collection; 2) Special in Town Drop-off events; and 3) Drop Off at the Chemical Collection Center.

On-Call Curbside Collection of Household Hazardous Waste

Residents of Highland Park have new options in Town regarding the collection of their Household Hazardous Waste (HHW). The option of dropping off materials at the Plano Road location will remain for our residents; The Town of Highland Park, in partnership with Dallas County and Stericycle is offering Town residents a new, on-call curbside collection for HHW. For more about this program: On-Call HHW Flyer.

How To Request the On-Call Curbside Collection of HHW: This service is offered to Town residents for $160 per collection, which will show on the next month’s water bill. Curbside Collection can be scheduled 24-hours in advance by calling (214) 521-4161. Place your items in an open cardboard box, with a list of items included at your parkway curbside. As part of this program, please complete the On-Call Curbside Collection of HHW Form (PDF). 

Special in-Town Drop Off Event for Household Hazardous Waste on Saturday, May 9, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

This service is offered twice per year. Place your items in an open cardboard box, with a list of the items included on the HHW Form (PDF) and bring them to 3801 Lexington Avenue on May 9, 2020 between 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, registration required. This service is free to Highland Park residents. A photo ID is required for entry. Call (214) 521-4161 to register to attend this event. Learn more with this Information Flyer and a map of the event location.

Informational video: Take a moment to review the video created for this event.

Paint, Solvents, Lawn and garden chemicals, Pool chemicals, Cleaners, Polishes, Batteries, Automotive fluids, Fluorescent light bulbs/tubes, Computers, and Cell Phones.

Drop Off at the Chemical Collection Center

Residents of Highland Park are eligible to use the Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center to dispose of chemicals and other hazardous items including: Paint, Solvents, Lawn and garden chemicals, Pool chemicals, Cleaners, Polishes, Batteries, Automotive fluids, Fluorescent light bulbs/tubes, Computers, and Cell Phones.

The Center is located at 11234 Plano Road, Dallas TX 75243, and is open: 

  • Tuesdays: 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.    
  • Wednesdays: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.    
  • Thursdays: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m    
  • 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m 

This service is free to Highland Park residents. A driver’s license and water bill or other utility bill are required for entry.

Home Chemical Collection Center Fact Sheet (PDF)