Texas Recycles Day | November 12

Texas Recycles Day will be held at Chase Oaks Church located at 281 Legacy Dr in Plano on Saturday, November 12 from 9 a.m. until noon. This event is a statewide campaign that aims to increase awareness about the benefits of recycling and waste diversion. Plano’s yearly event provides an opportunity for community members to donate unwanted, usable, items to local organizations and divert them from the landfill. 

Giving your items new life in the community is extremely easy, you don’t even have to get out of your car! Follow the signs in the parking lot to the specific item drop off and volunteers will take the items out of your vehicle for you. 

What to Drop Off?

  • Bicycles: Bikes in all conditions and sizes for donation to children and adults 
  • Books: For sale in library lobbies and during annual summer sale to support library programs
  • Electronics: Cellphones, smartphones and iPads 
  • Clothing and Textiles: Clean and gently used clothing and shoes; belts, purses, wallets, hats, caps and backpacks
  • Stuffed animals and toys
  • Eye Glasses and Hearing Aids: Prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses, reading glasses, frames and accessories 
  • Pet Supplies: Pet carriers/crates, towels, small rugs, spray bottles, pet beds, flea/tick control products, toys, Igloo style dog houses
  • Yarn and Knitting Supplies
  • Blankets and Sheets: Clean and gently used 
  • Kitchen pots, pans and metal serving items
  • Household Documents: Securely shredded on-site and recycled
  • Documents that need shredding (two box limit and no larger than 13" x 16" x 26")