1260 Columbia Dr.
Office Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Mon.-Fri.
Main Number: 972-744-4111
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Each household is provided with recycling collection service one day each week. This collection will occur on one of the same days designated for regular trash collection. View Recycling Collection Day Map.
Recycling collection points for each home are the same as the regular trash collection points, which is usually in the alley. To ensure proper collection, place recyclables out by 7 a.m. On rainy days, please do not set out cardboard or newspaper (that is not in a blue bag).
Disposing of grass, leaves, tree limbs or other vegetation?
Make Mulch, Not Trash
The City of Richardson schedules holiday makeup days for recycling collection. No holiday makeup days are provided for regular trash.
Blue recycling bags and black trash bags can be purchased at various facilities throughout the City.
Did you know you can recycle plastic bags, tree limbs and even your grass? Learn about all the items you can recycle.
Recycling Drop-off Center
Westside Pump Station, 101 N. Cottonwood Dr. (Cottonwood Drive and Beltline Road) The City of Richardson has a drop-off recycling center that is open to residents 7 a.m.-9 p.m., seven days a week. This center provides a place for all residents to recycle, whether or not they live in an area services by the blue bag “curbside” program.
Document Shredding Service
Document shredding services are offered every Saturday by DFW Shredding to residents for $10 for the first box and $5 for each additional box. Shredding is performed in front of you.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (T.C.E.Q.) has two manufacturer take-back programs that offer recycling opportunities: Texas Recycles TVs and Texas Recycles Computers. Check them out for additional ways to recycle your old electronics.
Removing items over 50 lbs?
Check out our Brush and Bulky Item Collection Program.
Just remember to Think BIG.
Items under 50 lbs can easily be picked up by regular trash crews. Learn More