No, but many household chemicals, pool chemicals, garden products, automotive fluids, cooking oil and painting products can be recycled in Allen’s Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection program. See the full list and schedule a collection.
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No. Call CWD at 972.392.9300 (option 2) for a quote based on special collection or take excess household trash to the NTMWD Custer Road Transfer Station (see link for restrictions). If you frequently have more trash than your cart can hold, you can request another cart from CWD for an additional monthly fee by calling 972.392.9300 (option 2).
No. Car parts may be taken to the NTMWD Custer Road Transfer Station (see link for restrictions).
No. Construction or remodeling materials including sheet rock, brick, rock, gravel, concrete, dirt, sod, carpet and fence panels must be taken to the NTMWD 121 Regional Disposal Facility and may incur a disposal fee to be paid by the resident. Residents must show a current City of Allen water bill and Texas drivers license with matching address to access the facility. Learn more.
Latex and oil-based paints, paint thinner/stopper, primer, spray paint, turpentine, varnish and wood preservatives are accepted in Allen’s HHW program. See a full list and schedule collection.
No. Dead animals weighing less than 10 lbs. may be disposed of in your household trash. For animals weighing over 10 lbs., contact Allen Animal Control at 214.509.4378.
No. If you hire a contractor to remove branches or brush, you must negotiate removal fees. The City is not responsible for removing tree debris that is cut by commercial contractors. If you have removed branches or brush yourself, you may dispose of up to three cubic yards (approximately the size of three washing machines, placed side by side) by scheduling a large loose brush collection. Learn more
No. Yard waste is collected on designated trash days. Grass clippings, leaves, plant materials and small cuttings must be bagged in biodegradable paper lawn bags. No plastic bags will be collected. Tree and brush trimmings must be tied into 4-foot bundles, weighing no more than 40 lbs. Secure with biodegradable string, twine or rope. No more than seven bundles or fifteen yard waste bags will be collected per week. Dirt, gravel, rock, concrete and sod will not be collected.
For excess brush and larger branches, see instructions for large loose brush.
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