A variety of recycling opportunities

Freecycle Event – Co-sponsored with freecycle.org of Sherman Denison

 

Will be located on festival grounds at Lucy Kidd-Key Park from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

The purpose of the event is to keep unwanted items out of the landfill with no exchange of money. 

 

Accepted items include:  Clothing, Music, Movies, Puzzles, Games

 

Not accepted items include: Household items 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rules:

1. Items must be presorted
2. Bring anything in the approved list that you want to donate and place on the tables labeled for each category. 
3. Take anything you want from the tables. You do not have to donate anything in order to take items.
4. Anything left at the end of the event will be donated to a local non-profit organization. 
5. Those not able to participate the day of the event are invited to leave their donations in the Municipal Ballroom on Friday, April 17 between 9:00 and 4:00.

 

Electronic Recycling Sponsored by Keystone Enterprises

 

Will be located in Sherman City Hall south parking Lot

The event is open to individuals and businesses

Business with large quantities may be eligible for free pick up service

We will accept:

  • Anything powered by a cord or battery
  • Small appliances
  • Battery operated lawn equipment
  • Electronics
  • Computers, computer equipment including monitors
  • Televisions of any kind
  • Batteries of any kind, including auto and marine
  • Ammunition and firearms
  • Large appliances (refrigerators and air conditioners must be drained of freon)

Disclosure:

This event does not include household hazardous waste such as paint, chemicals, etc.

Glass Recycling –   Sponsored by Strategic Materials

 

Will be located in Sherman City Hall south parking Lot

Accepts:  Glass Bottles & Glass Jars

Does not Accept:  Glass dishes, Cookware or Bakeware

 

 

Paper Shredding – Mobile Shred-IT  Sponsored by Douglass Distributing

 

Will be located in Sherman City Hall south parking Lot

Mobile Shred-IT can safely destroy just about any documents.

  1. Limit of 10 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 Choctaw Nation recycling trailer. 
  7. Please have your items sorted before you arrive a the event.

 

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Perscription Drugs – Sponsored by Sherman Police Department

 

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Will be located in Sherman City Hall south parking Lot

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!

Choctaw Nation – Going Green

 

Will be located in Sherman City Hall south parking Lot

Items you may bring to the Festival

  1. Broken down cardboard
  2. Paper and newspaper
  3. Styrofoam
  4. #1, #2, & #5 Plastics including medicine bottles
  5. Printer ink & toner cartridges 
  6. Steel / Tin Cans

 

 

 

Eye Glasses – Sponsored by Sherman Noon Lion’s Club 

 

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