A variety of recycling opportunities

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.

903-640-4928

 

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:

  • 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 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 at Choctaw Nation recycling trailer & 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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Perscription Drugs – Sponsored by Sherman Police Department

 

Time 9:00 am – 1:00 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

Separate Containers for  – City of Sherman

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).

 

 

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.