Home > Departments > Park & Recreation

Special Event Recycling

Recycle bin loan program for special events

The City of Fort Worth offers loaner recycle bins for events taking place in Fort Worth, based on availability. To request recycle bins for your special event through the Bin Loan Program:

  1. Complete the request form here
  2. After you have received a confirmation email, call 817-564-8849 or 817-718-8997 to arrange a time to pick up recycling bins and bags at:

    Parks and Recreation Dept.
    North District Service Center
    1700 Brennan Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76106
    Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
  3. After your event, call 817-564-8849 or 817-718-8997 to arrange a time to return recycling bins, unused bags and all recyclable materials collected during your event back to the NDSC. Borrowers will be charged $55 for each bin not returned in clean working order.

Recommendations for successful recycling:

  • Use the buddy system and pair each recycle bin with a trash can.
  • Target aluminum cans, plastic drink bottles, cardboard and paper.
  • Flatten cardboard boxes.
  • Glass is accepted but can create a hazard when collecting. Be careful with broken glass.
  • No Styrofoam, plastic bags or plastic films.

News

Calendar

Thanksgiving Food Drive at Riverside Community Center: noon Nov. 19, 2019; Riverside Community Center, 3700 E. Belknap.

Thanksgiving Luncheon at Eugene McCray Community Center: 10 a.m. Nov. 20, 2019; Eugene McCray Community Center, 4932 Wilbarger St.

Thanksgiving Dinner at Sycamore Community Center: 6 p.m. Nov. 20, 2019; Sycamore Community Center, 2525 E. Rosedale.

Thanksgiving Dinner at Como Community Center: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 20, 2019; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

Thanksgiving Luncheon at Southside Community Center: 11 a.m. Nov. 21, 2019; Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale.

Thanksgiving Luncheon at MLK Jr Community Center: 11:30 a.m. Nov. 21, 2019; MLK Jr. Community Center, 5565 Truman Drive.

Thanksgiving Dinner at Fire Station Community Center: 6 p.m. Nov. 21, 2019; Fire Station Community Center, 1601 Lipscomb St.

Thanksgiving Dinner at Diamond Hill Community Center: 5 p.m. Nov. 22, 2019; Diamond Hill Community Center, 1701 NE 36th St.

Turkey Bingo at Andrew Doc Session Community Center: 6 p.m. Nov. 22, 2019; Andrew Doc Session Community Center, 201 S. Sylvania Ave.

Thanksgiving Holiday Dance at Greenbriar Community Center: 6 p.m. Nov. 22, 2019; Greenbriar Community Center, 5200 Hemphill.

Senior Thanksgiving Dinner at Como Community Center: 11:30 a.m. Nov. 25, 2019; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

Thanksgiving Dinner at Hillside Community Center: 6 p.m. Nov. 26, 2019; Hillside Community Center, 1201 East Maddox Ave.

Holidays at the Hearth : 1 p.m. Dec. 7, 2019; Log Cabin Village, 2100 Log Cabin Village Lane.

Contact Us

Address:
4200 S. Freeway, Suite 2200
Fort Worth, TX 76115
View on a map »

Telephone:
817-392-5700

Fax:
817-392-5724

Interim Director:
David Creek

Follow

More information