Environmental Collection Center

Environmental Collection Center

6616 Walnut Street (Google Maps) Map (PDF)

Environmental Collection Center

Hours of Operation:


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.*
Saturday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.*

Closed Sunday 

*Special Collections Hours for Household Chemical and Electronics Disposal and Reuse Center:
Wednesday 2 to 6 p.m., 
Friday by appointment, 
Saturday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Operating Hours are subject to change without notice in the case of inclement weather for the safety of workers and visitors.

Through the TCEQ permit, the Environmental Collection Center's Household Chemical and Electronics Disposal and Reuse is only open Wednesday afternoons and Saturday mornings. City of Frisco Environmental Services cannot accept chemicals or electronics outside of our special hours. Disposing of these items improperly is considered illegal dumping. Please visit our center during the Household Chemical Disposal's hours of operation.


Environmental Collection Center Dumpsters
  1. Special item recycling
  2. Mixed Recycling
  3. Used Box Sales

Special Item Recycling

Each special item has its own guidelines, please read and follow the guidelines.  

Cardboard

Flatten, remove all debris (including Styrofoam and packing paper), place in the trailer labeled Cardboard Only.


Cardboard Bailer

Donations

Gently used clothing and shoes are collected by Medina Children's Home for reuse.


Donations

Composting

TURN offers quick and easy composting every other Friday from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. At  $20/month, you can recycle your food waste and reduce emissions from landfills with a Turn bucket. Sign up online to get started.

Turn Compost Service photo

Household Batteries

Only household batteries (A, AA, AAA, C, D, etc.) batteries go into the receptacle for batteries.

Household Batteries

Cooking Oil / Motor Oil


Empty your container of oil into the corresponding container. Liquid cooking oil only, no solid grease. For motor oil, use precaution when transporting flammable liquids.
Motor / Cooking Oil

Plastic Bags and Film


Empty and clean plastic grocery bags, shrink wrap, and bubble wrap. Not suitable for freezer bags, opaque shipping bags, snack bags, or bags with multiple layers of materials.
Plastic Bags

Expanded Polystyrene (Styrofoam)


When you press on the foam it should break into flakes, if it springs back, or does not squish easily, it is not a recyclable type of foam.  Recyclable foam can be placed in the trailer marked styrofoam.
Styrofoam

 

  1. Household Chemical Disposal
  2. Shredding Services
  3. Free Compost 

Household Chemical Disposal

For items that require specialty disposal or recycling please visit our Household Chemical Disposal Center. This program is only offered three days a week: Wednesdays 2 to 6 p.m., Fridays by appointment only, and Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Electronics: Computers, Televisions, Computer Accessories, Monitors, Cell phones, Tablets, etc.
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW): Paint, Pesticides, Chemicals, Batteries, Light Bulbs, etc.
Metal Appliances: Ovens, Dryers, Washer, Microwaves, Dishwashers, etc.
Appliances with Freon ($40 Freon extraction fee): Refrigerators, Wine Coolers, Water Coolers, Freezers, etc.

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