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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.



Memorial Day Cookout at Riverside Community Center: 4 p.m. May 23, 2019; Riverside Community Center, 3700 E. Belknap.

Luau at Thomas Place Community Center: 6 p.m. May 24, 2019; Thomas Place Community Center, 4237 Lafayette Ave.

Bounce and Play at Diamond Hill Community Center: 10 a.m. May 25, 2019; Diamond Hill Community Center, 1701 NE 36th St.

Senior Prom at MLK Community Center: 3 p.m. May 25, 2019; MLK Community Center, 5565 Truman Drive.

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