Environmental Services COVID-19 Information & Updates

Free Online Education Resources

Are you looking for ways to keep your kids busy during this extended school break? The Water and Environmental Education team wants to help you learn more about the importance of water and taking care of the environment with these free online resources.

Update as of March 24, 10 a.m., regarding curbside brush/bulky trash pickup

Curbside pickup of grass, leaves, brush and limbs is temporarily suspended until further notice. With more people staying at home, there will be an increase in trash generation. In the meantime, here is what you can do to to help keep grass, leaves, brush and bulky waste out of the trash:

  • Mulch grass and leaves and leave it on your lawn, or use as compost in your yard and garden beds
  • If you use a landscape service, and they take your bagged leaves/grass, continue to bag them for the landscaper to remove
  • Hang on to any bagged grass/leaves until regular schedules resume
  • For limbs and bulky items, please keep until we are able to reschedule the Chunk Your Junk event

If you have any questions about curbside brush/bulky trash pickup, please call 817-276-4200.

A message from Republic regarding trash and recycling

Officials at Republic Services are asking all customers to keep trash and other materials secure in plastic bags for collection to reduce potential risk to crews.

Customers should place all materials in plastic bag and not in boxes or other unsecured receptacles, making sure the bags are secured tightly to prevent the scattering of waste materials. This also applies to customers who use trash cans or carts. Materials should not be placed loosely into trash cans or carts.

Recycling materials should continue to be placed in the rolling bins. Do not bag recycling materials.

Republic Services is also requesting that residents refrain from placing large amounts of bulk and yard waste out for collection at this time. Crews are expecting an increase in residential trash volumes during the current public health emergency. 

"Our focus is to maintain the collection of normal household materials that might pose a health risk to our workers and the community at large," officials said. "We know this places an imposition on our customers, but we believe these changes are necessary given the current situation."

Cancellations

Chunk Your Junk & Shred Day 4/4 - Postponed to a future date TBD
April Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Dates 4/16, 4/17, 4/18 - Canceled
Creekside Cleanup - Canceled
Earth Day Mansfield - Canceled