Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Click here to view the list of illegal dumping contacts by city.
  • You can use our Interactive Resource Map tool to find a location near you
  • Visit your city or county web site for proper disposal guidance and information
  • Fort Worth Environmental Collection Center (ECC)

Open to Fort Worth residents and participating cities. Call or perform a web search for the most up to date information regarding participating cities, hours and accepted items before visiting.

The Fort Worth Environmental Collection Center (EEC) is a permanent collection site you can use located at 6400 Bridge Street, Fort Worth, TX 76112. Schedule of operation is Thursdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Telephone: 817-392-3279. Bring driver’s license and water bill or other utility bill as proof of residence in a participating city.

To find out whether or not your HHW items are accepted, please call before loading your items for transport and deposit. If your city is not listed as one of the participating cities, the ECC will not be able to accept your household chemical waste. Call your city representatives to let them know you would like your city involved in the program.

  • Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center (DCHCCC)

Open to Dallas residents and participating cities. Call or perform a web search for the most up to date information regarding participating cities, hours, and accepted items before visiting.

The Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center (DCHCCC) is a permanent collection site you can use located at 11234 Plano Road, Dallas, TX 75243. Schedule of operation is Tuesday from 9 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. and the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Closed on Monday, Friday, and Sunday. Telephone: 214-553-1765. Bring driver’s license and water bill or other utility bill as proof of residence in a participating city.

To find out whether or not your HHW items are accepted, please call before loading your items for transport and deposit. If your city is not listed as one of the participating cities, you will be charged a minimum of $95.00 waste management fee.

  • Visit your city or county web site for proper disposal guidance in your area
  • Visit the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Office of Diversion Control website and utilize the “EPA – Disposal of Medical Sharps” information under the “Non-DEA Registrant (General Public) Drug Disposal” section
  • Try your doctor of pharmacy for information
  • Try your local police department for information
  • Visit your city or county web site for disposal guidance
  • Use the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Office of Diversion Control controlled substance public disposal locations search tool to find disposal locations nearest you
  • Try your doctor or pharmacy
  • Try your local police department

Please call facility before visiting to verify operation hours and accepted items.


I want to properly dispose of my _____. Where can I take this item?

*Appliances or “White Goods” containing Freon or refrigerant cannot be recycled with the substance intact. Check with the recycler to see if Freon/refrigerant removal services are offered on site. If not, this must be removed by an approved service technician prior to recycling and green tagged proving such service has been performed.

  • You can use our Interactive Resource Map tool to find a location near you.
  • Visit your city's or county's web site for disposal guidance and information
  • Contact a local thrift or second hand goods (Goodwill, Salvation Army, etc.) store to arrange a pick-up if the item is still in working condition
  • Contact local scrap metal recyclers
  • www.earth911.com
  • www.recycletexasonline.org

Please call facility before visiting to verify operation hours and accepted items.

  • Fort Worth Environmental Collection Center
  • Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center
  • Many auto parts and auto service stores take used automotive fluids
  • Many local Walmarts with car care centers take used oil

Please call facility before visiting to verify operation hours and accepted items.

Please call facility before visiting to verify operation hours and accepted items.

Please call facility before visiting to verify operation hours and accepted items.

  • Visit your city’s or county’s website for disposal guidance and information
  • IKEA
  • The Home Depot
  • Lowe’s Home Improvement
  • www.urtrecycles.com

Please call facility before visiting to verify operation hours and accepted items.

  • You can use our Interactive Resource Map tool to find a location near you. You may need to specify which types of material you have, for example: drywall, shingles, copper, wood, porcelain toilets
  • www.earth911.com
  • www.recycletexasonline.org

Please call facility before visiting to verify operation hours and accepted items.

Please call facility before visiting to verify operation hours and accepted items.

  • Visit your city’s or county’s website for disposal guidance and information
  • Some curbside programs offer household hazardous waste collection – contact your program provider for specific information
  • Fort Worth Environmental Collection Center
  • Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center

Please call facility before visiting to verify operation hours and accepted items.

  • Fort Worth Environmental Collection Center
  • Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center
  • Habitat for Humanity ReStore Location in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Plano

Please call facility before visiting to verify operation hours and accepted items.

  • Fort Worth Environmental Collection Center
  • Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center

Please call facility before visiting to verify operation hours and accepted items.

Please call facility before visiting to verify operation hours and accepted items.

  • You can use our Interactive Resource Map tool to find a location near you
  • Visit your city's or county's web site for disposal guidance and information.
  • Contact your local tire retailer or auto parts and auto service store - many of them will take used tires for recycling or disposal

Please call facility before visiting to verify operation hours and accepted items.

  • Visit your city’s or county’s web site for disposal guidance and information
  • Some curbside programs offer cooking oil collection – contact your program provider for specific information
  • Visit Cease the Grease for information about grease recycling and proper cooking oil management in the kitchen as well as an interactive map of grease recycling drop off locations near you
  • Fort Worth Environmental Collection Center
  • Dallas Home Chemical Collection Center