Commercial Trash & Recycling

The Solid Waste and Recycling Department offers a variety of sizes and styles of containers for businesses for trash and recycling. Every owner, occupant, tenant, or lessee of any building, or structure must have adequate trash capacity on the premises with a minimum once a week collection provided by the City of Denton.

Service Requests

To set up service, change service level, schedule a pickup, request an extra empty, order temporary service, or for any additional questions call Customer Service at (940) 349-8700, or visit us in person at Customer Service, located at:
601 E. Hickory St.
Suite F
Denton, TX 76205

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  1. Recycling
  2. Trash
  3. Rules & Regulations
  4. Resources

Commercial Recycling Service

The following items are accepted in the City of Denton's Recycling Program:

  • Aluminum and steel cans
  • Cardboard and mixed paper
  • Cartons and juice boxes (no pouches)
  • Glass bottles
  • Plastics numbered 1 through 7

The following items should not be placed in your recycling cart:

  • Chain, wire, and hoses
  • Electronics
  • Food pouches
  • Food scraps or liquids
  • Furniture
  • Plastic bags/film
  • Soiled food boxes
  • Styrofoam
  • Textiles
  • Used paper towels/tissues

If you are unsure if an item is recyclable in the City of Denton's Recycling program call Customer Service at (940) 349-8700.

How to Recycle Electronics

Televisions, computers, and all other small household electronics and kitchen appliances are accepted for recycling at the City of Denton Landfill at 1527 S. Mayhill Rd. Televisions, computers, and other devices with a screen will have a handling fee per device. All other small household electronics and kitchen electronics will be accepted at no charge. Please erase all personal information before dropping off electronic items.

Televisions and computer monitors can be collected curbside for recycling by calling Customer Service at (940) 349-8700. A collection and handling fee will apply per device.