Garland Sanitation - 2022 Calendar

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SANITATION

CAL END AR GarlandTX.gov/Sanitation | 972-205-3500


Welcome

to our 2022 Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Calendar.

Join the Recycle Rangers in making sustainable choices, such as waste reduction and recycling. For more information about Garland’s Sanitation Department, visit GarlandTX.gov/Sanitation.

GarlandTX.gov/Sanitation

eAssist Garland

972-205-3500

@GoGreenGarland

Residential Recycling Center 1426 Commerce St.

REMY

972-205-3500

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. REBEKAH

Transfer Station

1426 Commerce St.

972-205-3500

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. City Vehicles: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. RENÉE

C.M. Hinton Jr. Regional Landfill and Citizens' Convenience Center 3175 Elm Grove Road

972-205-3670

table of contents 03 Recycling Schedule and Info

12 Reuse Materials

04 Commercial Services

13 Reuse Plastic Bags

05 Trash and Recycling Placement

14 Recycle Household Items

06 Reduce Contamination

15 Recycle Clothing

07 Reduce Consumption

16 Recycle Oil and Grease

08 Reduce Electricity

17 Recycle Real Trees

09 Reduce Trash on the Street

18 Litter and Illegal Dumping

10 Reuse Waste/Compost

19 Make Your Mark

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20 Household Hazardous Waste

Reuse Containers

General Public: Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Automated Commercial Vehicles: Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. All Customers: Saturday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center 11234 Plano Road

214-553-1765

Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Second and fourth Saturdays of each month, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To report damaged carts, request up to two additional green trash carts*, get information or submit questions about service, visit GarlandTX.gov and click the yellow button or download the eAssist Garland app on your smartphone or tablet. *Additional green trash carts: $7.10/month each GarlandTX.gov/Sanitation 972-205-3500


Items to

Recycle Aluminum, Steel and Tin Cans

RECYCLE REMINDER Keep your recycling clean and loose in the blue cart!

Glass Bottles and Jars

Paper, Newspaper, Magazines and Flattened Cardboard

2022

Recycling Schedule

• Determine your collection week by finding your home’s location on the map. • Recycling collection occurs every other week on the same day as trash. Blue Collection Week

Yellow Collection Week

The Recycling Center, Transfer Station, Hinton Landfill and Sanitation Administration are closed in holiday observance. Sanitation holiday and events are subject to change. Check GarlandTX.gov/Sanitation for updates.

Plastic Bottles, Containers and Jugs

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Plastic Bags (take back to retail)

Food, Liquid or Diapers

Hoses, Wires or Chains

Batteries (take back to retail)

Styrofoam Containers and Napkins

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JANUARY 2022 Sun

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REDUCE contamination

Sat

Questions about an item? Visit GarlandWasteWizard.com to learn how to properly recycle or dispose of your item.

New Year’s Day

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MLK Jr. Day

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RECYCLE THESE! 30

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Toss these items loose in the blue cart!

Aluminum, Steel and Tin Cans

Glass Bottles and Jars

Paper, Newspaper, Magazines and Flattened Cardboard

Plastic Bottles, Containers and Jugs

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FEBRUARY 2022 Sun

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REDUCE consumption

You can have a green Valentine's Day without sacrificing romantic value; e.g., instead of buying flowers, give a flowering plant!

World Wetlands Day

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Valentine's Day

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14 Presidents Day

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NOT THESE! Return to retail or toss in green cart.

Plastic Bags (take back to retail)

Food, Liquid or Diapers

Hoses, Wires or Chains

Batteries (take back to retail)

Styrofoam Containers and Napkins

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MARCH 2022 Sun

Mon

Tue

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REDUCE electricity

Fri

Sat

Turn off your lights during Earth Hour, then take action beyond it! Support local projects or start movement in your own community.

World Wildlife Day

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St. Patrick’s Day

Global Recycling Day

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Daylight Saving Time Starts

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Earth Hour 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Spring Equinox

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March

26

RECYCLE THESE! Toss these items loose in the blue cart!

Aluminum, Steel and Tin Cans

Glass Bottles and Jars

Paper, Newspaper, Magazines and Flattened Cardboard

Plastic Bottles, Containers and Jugs

8


APRIL 2022 Sun

Mon

Tue

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REDUCE trash on the street

Fri

Sat

When you see litter thrown or flying out of a vehicle, you can report the vehicle information at DontMessWithTexas.org!

April Fool's Day

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Good Friday

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Easter

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Earth Day

Go Green Garland Earth Day

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PLAZA

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Arbor Day

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30

NOT THESE! Return to retail or toss in green cart.

Plastic Bags (take back to retail)

Food, Liquid or Diapers

Hoses, Wires or Chains

Batteries (take back to retail)

Styrofoam Containers and Napkins

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MAY 2022 Sun

Mon

Tue

School Principals' Day

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Teacher Appreciation Day

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Mother's Day

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Wed

4

REUSE food waste/compost

Thu

Fri

Sat

Cinco de Mayo

School Lunch Hero Day

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Compost is a useful way to recycle and feed your plants! Keep a container in the kitchen to collect scraps to empty into your compost.

School Nurse Day

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Bike to Work Day

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World Biodiversity Day

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Memorial Day

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RECYCLE THESE! Toss these items loose in the blue cart!

Aluminum, Steel and Tin Cans

Glass Bottles and Jars

Paper, Newspaper, Magazines and Flattened Cardboard

Plastic Bottles, Containers and Jugs

10


JUNE 2022 Sun

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containers

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Reusable containers don’t have to be expensive! Save that butter tub or jelly jar for your next batch of leftovers!

World Oceans Day

World Environment Day

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REUSE

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Show appreciation all week by thanking Garland Sanitation for keeping our communities and environment safe!

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Father's Day

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Summer Solstice

World Rainforest Day

Juneteenth

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NOT THESE! Return to retail or toss in green cart.

Plastic Bags (take back to retail)

Food, Liquid or Diapers

Hoses, Wires or Chains

Batteries (take back to retail)

Styrofoam Containers and Napkins

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JULY 2022 Sun

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REUSE materials

Thu

Fri

Sat

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A MRF, pronounced "murf," is a materials recycling facility. It’s a specialized plant that receives and processes recyclable materials.

Independence Day

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Parents' Day

24

RECYCLE THESE! 31

Toss these items loose in the blue cart!

Aluminum, Steel and Tin Cans

Glass Bottles and Jars

Paper, Newspaper, Magazines and Flattened Cardboard

Plastic Bottles, Containers and Jugs

12


AUGUST 2022 Sun

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REUSE plastic bags

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Thrift Shop Day

Back-to-school shopping means more plastic bags at home. They shouldn’t be put in our blue carts, but in special bins at retail stores.

National Honey Bee Day

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NOT THESE! Return to retail or toss in green cart.

Plastic Bags (take back to retail)

Food, Liquid or Diapers

Hoses, Wires or Chains

Batteries (take back to retail)

Styrofoam Containers and Napkins

13


SEPTEMBER 2022 Sun

Mon

Wildlife Day

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Fri

Sat

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RECYCLE household items

Restroom Recycling: The more you know about what’s recyclable, the easier it is to add recycling to your daily routine.

Labor Day Reduce residential or commercial waste, reuse materials and recycle as much as possible all week!

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Grandparents Day

11

National Cleanup Day

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Zero Emissions Day

World Car Free Day

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Autumn Equinox

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30

RECYCLE THESE! Toss these items loose in the blue cart!

Aluminum, Steel and Tin Cans

Glass Bottles and Jars

Paper, Newspaper, Magazines and Flattened Cardboard

Plastic Bottles, Containers and Jugs

14


OCTOBER 2022 Sun

Mon

Tue

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RECYCLE clothing

Sat

We partner with World Wear Project to help repurpose household textiles and clothing! This helps charities and reduces solid waste.

You can donate your clothing and textiles in the World Wear Donation bins located at: Recycling Center 1426 Commerce St. Garland, Texas 75040

C.M.Hinton Jr. Regional Landfill and Citizens' Convenience Center 3175 Elm Grove Road, Rowlett, TX 75089

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Energy Efficiency Day

Custodial Worker’s Recognition Day

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Boss's Day

16

Sustainability Day

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24 Halloween

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NOT THESE! Return to retail or toss in green cart.

Plastic Bags (take back to retail)

Food, Liquid or Diapers

Hoses, Wires or Chains

Batteries (take back to retail)

Styrofoam Containers and Napkins

15


NOVEMBER 2022 Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

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Fri

Sat

1

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5

Daylight Saving Time Ends

RECYCLE oil and grease

Don't pour fats/oils/grease (FOG) down the kitchen sink! They can cause plumbing issues. Instead, recycle them at our facilities.

Veterans Day

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Thanksgiving Day

Thursday Collection

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Friday Collection

26

RECYCLE THESE! Toss these items loose in the blue cart!

Aluminum, Steel and Tin Cans

Glass Bottles and Jars

Paper, Newspaper, Magazines and Flattened Cardboard

Plastic Bottles, Containers and Jugs

16


DECEMBER 2022 Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

1

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3

RECYCLE real trees

After the holidays, place real trees, free of decorations, with other brush items! They'll be turned into mulch that's free to residents.

World Soil Day

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17 Christmas Eve

Winter Solstice

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Christmas Day

25

NOT THESE! Return to retail or toss in green cart.

Plastic Bags (take back to retail)

Food, Liquid or Diapers

Hoses, Wires or Chains

Batteries (take back to retail)

Styrofoam Containers and Napkins

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REPORT A LITTERER

Download the “Don’t Mess with Texas Report a Litterer” app for your iPhone or Android phone, or complete the form on the Don’t Mess with Texas website at DontMessWithTexas.org. When you see litter thrown or flying out of a vehicle, intentionally or accidentally, take down the following information: • License plate number • Make and color of vehicle • Date and time • Location • Who tossed the litter (driver, passenger, truck bed) • What was tossed

Why?

The more information you provide, the faster authorities will be able to investigate the issue.

You may choose to remain anonymous, but you must provide contact information if you would like follow-up correspondence.

REPORT AN ILLEGAL DUMP SITE ReportDFWDumping.org 888-335-DUMP

Submit an illegal dump site to be investigated by the proper authorities. Take down the following information: • Approximate address • Location description • Waste size (if known) • Violator and vehicle description • License plate number • Pictures optional

Got questions or need any assistance regarding your trash or recycling services? Download the eAssist Garland app on your smartphone or tablet, click the yellow eAssist button at GarlandTX.gov or call 972-205-3500.

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Rebekah, Renée and Remy Make Their Mark by reducing, reusing and recycling waste. Join our Recycle Rangers in making a difference in the community. Share your photos of how you take care of the planet by using #MYMGarland or #GarlandTX on social media.

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Household Hazardous Waste Garland residents can drop off household hazardous waste for FREE at the Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center. 11234 Plano Road, Dallas, TX 75243, 214-553-1765 Open: Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Second and fourth Saturdays of the month, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Acceptable items include: • Aerosol sprays • Automotive fluids and oil filters • Batteries of all kinds • Chemical products for home use • Cleaners and polishes • Computers, cellphones and small electronics

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Craft and hobby supplies Fluorescent light tubes Lawn and garden chemicals Paint and home repair products • Pool chemicals

THANK YOU for recycling.

Watch for new programs throughout the year! GarlandTX.gov/Sanitation