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Television Recycling & Disposal Options
After the switch from analog to digital television technology, many people are purchasing new televisions rather than using digital converters. The question of disposal of the old television is a dilemma - to recycle or not to recycle? Due to the cost associated with recycling televisions, the City of Allen has opted to allow residents to choose whether to recycle or landfill their televisions.

Recycle Option
There are many recycling options available in the DFW area. Most of these incur a cost. Local television recyclers can be found on the City of Allen website under Computer and Electronics Recycling Program.

In the Allen area, there is at least one confirmed television recycler - Best Buy located off US 75 at Stacy Road. Please contact Best Buy (469.675.8924) for more information. In the near future, WalMart will also be accepting televisions. TCEQ offers more information on recycling televisions.

Landfill Option 1
Allen residents may choose to have the television collected during the once monthly residential bulky item collection. These collected items will be landfilled. Please call CWD at 972.392.9300 Option 1 to schedule a television (bulky) collection.

Para asistencia en español, llame a 972-392-9300, opcion 2.

Landfill Option 2
A second landfill option is a do-it-yourself disposal at the Custer Road Transfer Station, 9901 Custer Road. This location is 1.8 miles north of W. McDermott on Custer. The Transfer Station is open Monday - Saturday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Residents must take a current Allen water utility bill and driver's license (addresses must match) to drop off televisions at no charge.

For more information on donating or recycling old electronics, visit the EPA's website.

Trash and Recycling Guidelines
Make sure to keep your Annual Trash and Recycling Guidelines that you recieve - it's full of great year-round information!