Household Hazardous Waste

City of DeSoto Annual Household Hazardous Waste Event
Each year, the City of DeSoto hosts a one-day event for residents to safely dispose of their hazardous waste at a specified location. Check back regularly each Spring.

Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center
The City of DeSoto belongs to the Dallas County Household Hazardous Waste Network (HHWN), allowing citizens a means of disposing of hazardous materials that can't be accepted at the landfill. The collection center, located in north Dallas is open throughout the year. 

Proof of current address
Bring your driver’s license and water bill or other utility bill as proof of residence in DeSoto.

What to bring to the main collection center (11234 plano rd):
Download the Household Hazardous Waste checklist to see how many hazardous chemicals you have in your home.

  • Chemical products for home use
  • Paint and home repair products
  • Lawn & garden chemicals
  • Aerosol sprays
  • Pool chemicals
  • Craft & hobby supplies
  • Cleaners & polishes
  • Batteries of all kinds
  • Automotive fluids & oil filters
  • Fluorescent light tubes
  • Computers and cell phones
Don't Bring
  • Business or commercial waste
  • Containers larger than 5 gallons
  • Explosives or ammunition
  • Shock sensitive materials
  • Smoke detectors or other radioactive materials
  • Common trash or recyclables
  • Construction debris
  • Electronics or appliances other than computers and cell phones
  • Medical waste, including expired prescription medication. For instructions on the disposal of expired/unused medications, check the DEA website.
Contact information
For more information about the items listed on this page, please contact:
Home Chemical Collection Center

11234 Plano Road
Dallas, TX  75243
Ph: 214.553.1765

Tuesdays 9 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Wednesdays 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursdays 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
2nd & 4th Saturdays 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Mondays, Fridays, Sundays
Driving directions
  • The Home Chemical Collection Center is located one mile north of 635, between Miller Road and Forest Lane.
  • The building is easily identified by its white color and bright turquoise trim.
  • The entrance to the collection area is the first driveway north of the railroad tracks on the east side of the street.
  • Do not turn into the driveway closest to the building; it is the exit gate.