Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The Fall 2023 HHW Collection Event & Park Cities Recycling Event Announced!

Be sure to mark your calendars for the Park Cities Recycling Event, which will be Saturday, October 21, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 3001 University Blvd. Bring documents for shredding, gently used items for donation, and electronics for recycling. No reservation needed!

Make sure you have a happy, healthy home before the holidays get here. The Town's Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event is Saturday, November 11, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Reservations are encouraged by calling Customer Service at (214) 521-4161 during normal business hours, or online at The event will be held at 3801 Lexington Avenue, in the parking lot for the HP Pool. Bring out your unused paint cans, chemicals, old cleaners, and any other items that have a hazardous signal word: caution, warning, danger, poison, flammable, reactive, corrosive, toxic. At this time, this event is for residents of Highland Park only.

Download, complete, and bring the HHW Materials Form with you to the drop-off event.

Household Hazardous Waste

The Town offers residents two ways to dispose of Household Hazardous Waste: 1) On-Call Curbside Collection, and 2) Drop Off at the Chemical Collection Center.

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).

Drop Off at the Chemical Collection Center

The Household Hazardous Waste Chemical Collection Center (at 11234 Plano Road, Dallas, Texas 75243), is closed temporarily.  A weather event caused structural damage in the early morning hours on Wednesday, and the Center cannot safely operate until repairs are made.  The Town will be notified when the Center will re-open.  

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 & 4th Saturdays only: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • CLOSED Sundays, Mondays, Fridays  

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)