Mesquite Recycles Day

Mesquite Recycles Day Volunteers 2019

MESQUITE RECYCLES DAY is scheduled for MAY 8, 2021!

 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 front entrance on Galloway.  

Acceptable Items

 
  • Gently used eye glasses
  • Gently used books, videos, commercially-produced DVDs, CDs, and audiobooks.  (PLEASE NOTE: The library no longer accepts magazines)
  • 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 11234 Plano Road in Dallas, Texas.
Please visit the Dallas County website for more details.