Category Archives: Garbage & Recycling

On the Clock: Environmental Initiatives at the Arlington Landfill

On the Clock is a show that gives residents an inside look at the hard work city employees do every day to make Arlington a better community to live, learn, work and play. This month’s episode, hosted by City Manager Trey Yelverton, gives residents a behind-the-scenes look at the Arlington Landfill, located at…

Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Arlington Through January 11, 2018

Christmas Tree recycling will be held from December 26, 2017 through January 11, 2018. It is recommended that Residents recycle Christmas trees by taking them to the mulching facility Center at the Arlington Landfill free of charge. The landfill is located at 800 Mosier Valley Road and Collins Street about one mile north…

Recycle Unwanted Electronics November 4 at Arlington’s Annual Computer Roundup

Arlington residents are invited to recycle their unwanted computers, cell phones and other select electronics for free during Arlington’s annual Computer Roundup on Saturday, November 4. The drop-off event is scheduled from 8 a. m. to noon in the parking lot at the southeast corner of Mitchell and Cooper streets on the…

Arlington’s Popular Leaf Recycling Program Returns November 21, 2017

Back by popular demand, and in an effort to improve our community and the environment, Arlington’s leaf recycling program returns November 21, 2017, and runs through February 21, 2018. The City of Arlington encourages residents to be a part of this year’s free leaf recycling program. Get your friends, family and neighbors…

Enter to Win a Composting Startup Kit at Upcoming Backyard Composting Classes

In honor of International Compost Awareness Week in May, and to raise awareness regarding the many benefits of composting,  the City of Arlington Master Composters will be giving away one Composting Startup Kit at their May 6 and May 13 Backyard Composting Classes. Class participants at each location will enter their names…

Texas Health Resources to Host Free Shredding Event in Arlington on April 15

Whether it’s dusty stacks of credit card statements, old receipts, or even last year’s tax forms, the threat of identity theft doesn’t provide comfort in parting ways with sensitive documents. That’s why Texas Health Resources is inviting the community to participate in Shredfest, a free, secure shredding service provided by Iron…

Free Leaf Recycling at Arlington Landfill Extended to January 31 for Residents

Didn’t get all your leaves raked up by the end of the year? Drop off for leaf recycling at the Arlington Landfill has been extended by a month for Arlington residents. Recycle your leaves at the Arlington Landfill located at 800 Mosier Valley Road through January 31st. Alternately, the City of Arlington…

9 Recycling Tips for Arlington Residents to Remember This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and unfortunately, it’s also a time to toss out a lot of trash. However, it’s important to know that many of the items you throw out are recyclable. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, household trash increases by 25%. Here…