News Flash

Posted on: October 3, 2019

Storm Drains are for Rain!

close up of an old metal rake being pulled through long green grass, catching a handful of leaves

Anything you put in a storm drain goes directly into local waterways. Prevent pollution with these tips:


  • Blow grass clippings from mowing back to grassy areas.
  • Vacuum or rake clippings and place in paper lawn bag for proper disposal.


  • Mul...
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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Recycle Your Styrofoam!

Photos of various Styrofoam products such as take-out containers and packing peanuts

Did you know Allen residents can take advantage of nearby collection points for Styrofoam products not accepted in curbside recycling?

Frisco Environmental Collection Center (6616 Walnut Street, Frisco) is open to all, including non-Frisco residents and co...

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News Flash

Posted on: September 27, 2019

Keep Allen Beautiful Releases 2019-2020 Educator Guide

cover of the 2019-2020 Educator Expo Guide, which features whimsical chalkboard drawings

Educators can now download a guide to more than 100 classroom presentations, field trip opportunities, video resources and educational events offered by the City of Allen and local partners. The publication is designed for teachers, scout leaders, home sc...

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