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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Chunk Your Junk and Shred Day is Scheduled for Oct. 3

Chunk Your Junk and Shred Day

What is Chunk Your Junk?


Chunk Your Junk events are a chance for residents to bring in old, bulky items that are too large to set out for regular curbside pickup. No household hazardous wastes are accepted at this event. Residents are invited to bring trash, bulky materials and paper to be shredded to the Chris W. Burkett Service Center, 620 S. Wisteria St., Oct. 3, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. - noon.

Some changes in drop-off procedures have been added to ensure safety of both residents and staff.

Here’s what you need to know before you go:

  • This event is open to Mansfield residents with proof of residency (utility bill or driver’s license).
  • In order to abide to social distancing guidelines, residents are required to unload their own vehicle.
  • Please maintain social distancing of at least six feet while unloading materials.
  • For protection of both staff and residents, masks covering the nose and mouth are required.
  • All children must remain inside the vehicle while dropping off materials.
  • We do not accept any materials from businesses or contractors.
  • Senior/disabled residents may email ecc@mansfieldtexas.gov before 9/25/2020 to schedule pickup.  

Acceptable Items

  • Appliances  (AC units, refrigerators and freezers will be accepted only with written verification that coolant has been removed)
  • Electronics
  • Furniture
  • Scrap metal
  • Tires
  • Trash
  • Paper for shredding
  • Tree limbs and brush accepted at  24 N. Mitchell Road

Non-Acceptable Items

  • Butane/propane tanks
  • Chemicals
  • Cleaning products
  • Fertilizers
  • Motor oil
  • Pesticides
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Wet paint
  • Materials from businesses or contractors

Most of these unacceptable items are accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Events. 

Delays are possible so please practice patience and courtesy as we provide this valuable service to the community. We thank you in helping us prevent the spread of germs that will keep our community healthy and our facilities open.

Email  questions to ecc@mansfieldtexas.gov or visit the Chunk Your Junk webpage for more information.

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