A variety of recycling opportunities

                              Recycling Map

Latex Paint Recycling – Sponsored by TCOG (Texoma Council of Governments)

Accepting 1 and 5 gallon cans only. (no oil-based paint, stains, varnishes accepted.).

Paint may be in any condition, but cans must be closed and dry on the outside. (no leaking).

This is first come first served, no reservations will be taken.  Quantities may be limited

Time 9-4





Businesses with large quantities should call for free pick up service instead of bringing a trailer to the festival.



We cannot accept:

  • Televisions with tubes
  • Computer monitors with tubes
  • Tires
  • household hazardous waste such as paint, chemicals, etc.

Electronic Recycling Sponsored by Keystone Enterprises                                      

Time 9:00 am – 1:00 pm                                          

Will be located on Elm St between Mulberry and Pecan

The event is open to individuals and businesses

We will accept:                                           Full List Downloadable

  • Anything powered by a cord or battery
  • Small appliances
  • Battery operated lawn equipment
  • Electronics
  • Computers, computer equipment including monitors without tubes
  • Televisions – without tubes
  • Batteries of any kind, including auto and marine
  • Ammunition and firearms
  • Large appliances (refrigerators and air conditioners must be drained of freon)

Paper Shredding –  Sponsored by First United Bank – using MIDCON Shredding

Time 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Will be located on Elm St between Mulberry and Pecan

MidCon can safely destroy just about any documents.

  1. Limit of 5 copier size boxes per vehicle.
  2. No trailers
  3. Sensitive documents like tax information
  4. Plan to drive through, have your vehicle unloaded and leave immediately.
  5. Those who want to watch their papers shredded will have to park off-site and walk back to watch.
  6. Recycling of newspapers & cardboard is available at the City of Sherman bins. 
  7. Please have your items sorted before you arrive a the event.



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Unused Medication Collection – Sponsored by Sherman Police Department


Time 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Will be located on Elm St between Mulberry and Pecan

Bring your expired or unused prescription drugs and other unwanted medications that have been piling up around your home and recycle them responsibly by bringing them to the Texoma Earth Day Festival.  The environment will thank you!

Cardboard (flattened) – City of Sherman 

Time: Roll-off Bin 9-4

City is providing a larger bin for Cardboard which will be located on Elm St between Mulberry and Pecan

  1. Please make sure boxes are flattened before arriving

American Textile Recycling Service

Time:  Bins 9-4

Will be located on Elm St between Mulberry and Pecan

ATRC will be bringing brochures that talk about textiles and will be available to talk to folks about what happens to the textiles they donate. Additionally, ATRC will have several items to give away to folks as they come by.

Items Accepted:                                                                    Not Accepted:

Clothing                         Shoes                              Fabric Yardage                                            Upholstery Fabric

Scrap Fabric                 Rags                                 Towels                                                          Sofa & Chair Cushions

Blankets                        Rugs                                 Yarn                                                              Fabrics & Materials              

Thread                          Rope                                 Sheets                                                                        contaminated with

Curtains                        Mixed Blend Fabrics    Toys                                                                           chemicals or oils

Small Housewares (non-breakable).                Books (useable)                                          Mattresses

Separate Containers for  – City of Sherman

NOTE: All recycle must be sorted before arriving. Do not bring trash! No mixed bags will be accepted. No trailers. No tires, oil based paint or other household hazardous waste

Time:  Separate Bins 9-4

Will be located on Elm St between Mulberry and Pecan

  1. Paper and newspaper
  2. Styrofoam, ink & toner cartridges
  3. #1, #2, & #5 Plastics, tin and aluminum food & beverage containers
  4. Plastic Bags (shrink film, dry cleaner bags, shopping bags (no food bags or contractors plastic).




   UnAcceptable  Recycling

ReStore Habitat Truck – Habitat for Humanity

Time:  9-4

Household items, Home improvement supplies, Working small electrics



On The Festival Grounds



Eye Glasses – Sponsored by Sherman Noon Lion’s Club 

Time 9-4

Both regular glasses and sunglasses are welcome.  Look for their booth on the festival grounds.

Canning Jars – Holmes Family Rustic Kitchen

Time:  9-4

All sizes of canning jars may be recycled at their booth.  Look for their booth on the festival grounds


Ink Cartridges – Function 4

Time:  9-4

Bring used ink cartridges to their booth for recycling.



Cell Phones – Sponsored by Sherman Evening Lion’s Club 

Time 9-4

Need to recycle your old cell phones?  Look for their booth on the festival grounds.