Recycling Options in Irving
INTERIM SCHEDULE BEGINNING OCT. 1
Note: There will no longer be twice per week trash collection.
- All trash, recycling, brush and bulky collections, weighing less than 150 pounds, are performed once per week on the same day. View the collection map.
- The city is divided into four service areas, and collection will take place on either Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday depending on where the resident lives.
- If collection day falls on a city holiday, collection will shift to the next day for each service day within the holiday week (Monday to Tuesday, Tuesday to Wednesday, Wednesday to Thursday and Thursday to Friday).
- Waste must be placed at curb by 7 a.m. on collection day and after 6 p.m. the night before collection.
- Residents can only place solid waste for collection at the address listed on their utility account.
- Trash, recycling, brush and bulky piles must be separated by 2 to 3 feet of unobstructed space.
- Bagged leaves will be picked up at the curb on a customer's regular collection day.
- During regular landfill hours, residents can bring the following items for disposal for no additional fee:
- Household trash
- Loose leaves (not contaminated)
- Loose grass clipping (not contaminated)
- Clean brush (not contaminated)
- Recyclable materials (not contaminated)
- Dirt, brick, gravel, etc. (not contaminated)
- Landfill fees will apply for construction and demolition debris. Residents may rent a roll-off container (roll-off fees apply) to dispose of these materials.
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What can be recycled?
- Aluminum and steel food cans
- Corrugated cardboard (broken down and put inside the blue bag or placed underneath)
- Glass bottles and jars
- Junk mail (direct mail)
- Mixed office paper
- Paper bags
- Phone books
- School paper
- Paperboard boxes (cereal, macaroni, etc.)
- Plastic containers numbers 1-3 and 5-7
- Bottles that have contained pesticides, motor oil or other hazardous materials
- Light bulbs
- Plastics number 4, which includes items such as plastic grocery, produce and frozen food bags. Items can be returned to most grocery stores and placed in a container usually located near the entrance.
- Plate glass, auto glass, ceramics, etc.
- Styrofoam or packing peanuts
- Yard waste
For more information on recycling collection days, contact Solid Waste Services at (972) 721-8059.