Mesquite Recycles Day

Presented by Keep Mesquite Beautiful and the City of Mesquite, Mesquite Recycles Day will be held on Saturday May 9th, from 8 a.m. to noon in the front parking lot of Poteet High School, located at 3300 Poteet Drive. Vehicles entered the event through the front entrance on Galloway.

Accepted Items
  • Gently used eye glasses
  • Gently used books, videos, DVDs, CDs, and Books on Tape.  (please note:  as of May, 2015 the library will no longer accept magazines.  Please place these in your regular recycling bin)
  • Used cellular phones, cellular phone batteries and accessories, used laser and ink jet printer cartridges, and used rechargeable batteries
  • Gently used clothing, handbags, linens, and towels
  • Gently used toys and children’s items
  • Tires and used appliances
  • E-waste (computers, monitors, television, printers, any electronic device)
Document Destruction
A document destruction truck was also available on site. Shredding was done off-site through Greenstar Security Destruction, a NAID (National Association of Information Destruction) certified company. A copy of the certificate of destruction may be found here.

Unaccepted Items
Commercial office waste and household hazardous waste are not accepted at this event. All household hazardous waste (i.e. paint cans, pesticides, and motor oil) must be taken to 11234 Plano Road in Dallas, Texas. Please visit the Dallas County website for more details.