Responsible for the curbside collection of garbage and recycling, including twice-a-week garbage pickup, weekly recycling pickup and bulky waste pickup.

Classroom Education & Field Trips

Are you a teacher or scout leader?  Are your students interested in learning about composting, vermicomposting and recycling?  We offer in class and field trip option for you.

In Class

  • Composting & Vermicomposting (Worm Composting)
  • Recycling education

Field Trips

  • Arlington Landfill Tour – Come tour the Arlington Landfill and learn about where our garbage goes, how it is processed and how the landfill operates. You might even meet our on-staff falconer and his birds!
  • Compost Classes (at one of our four compost locations) – students will get hands-on experience building compost piles and learn all about the benefits of composting.

If you are interested in scheduling a class presentation, tour or field trip, please email us at Recycling@arlingtontx.gov or call 817-459-6778.