Mesquite Recycles Day

Mesquite Recycles Day Volunteers 2019


SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2024


 Presented by Keep Mesquite Beautiful and the City of Mesquite, Mesquite Recycles Day is held on the second Saturday of May and November each year from 8 a.m. to noon in the front parking lot of Poteet High School, located at 3300 Poteet Drive. Vehicles enter the event through the entrance on Americana.  

Acceptable Items 

  • Gently used eye glasses
  • Gently used books/magazines, and commercially-produced DVDs/CDs (PLEASE NO VHS/audiocassette tapes, or LPs)
  • 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 and working televisions for donation
  • Tires and used appliances
  • E-waste (computers, monitors, printers, televisions, cell phones, or any electronic device). WE DO NOT ACCEPT VHS CASSETTE TAPES
  • CFL lightbulbs  (please place incandescent or other light bulbs in your trash)

Document Destruction

A document destruction truck will be available for residential shredding only. To participate, please bring only individual documents for shredding. Please do not bring magazines, ad inserts, envelopes or anything other than those documents to be shred. WE DO NOT ACCEPT BUSINESS SHREDDING. Space in the shredding trucks is limited, so residents who aren't in compliance with the above requests will be asked to separate non-acceptable items before utilizing this service.

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: 

Dallas County Household Hazardous Waste

11234 Plano Road
Dallas, TX 75243

Please visit the Dallas County website for more details.