Mesquite, TX - Aug. 9, 2019 - The City of Mesquite is committed to developing sustainability practices and encourages all residents to recycle. Green 18-gallon recycling bins are available to Mesquite residents on a request basis to provide more citizens in Mesquite an opportunity to recycle. Residents may also use blue recycling bags, which can purchased at the City Cashier, 757 N. Galloway Ave. To request a green recycling bin, call 972-216-6972 or request one online at www.cityofmesquite.com/Recycling.
To recycle, please place your bin(s) or blue bag next to where you normally set your trash. To determine which days your trash and recycling are collected, visit www.cityofmesquite.com/SolidWaste.
In addition, the City is partnering with the North Central Texas Council of Governments and surrounding cities to launch the "Know What To Throw" recycling education campaign. Know What to Throw is a fun campaign to educate residents on the correct items to recycle and what items are not acceptable. Visit www.cityofmesquite.com/KnowWhatToThrow to watch a fun educational video, then test your knowledge by taking the Do You Know What to Throw quiz.