City of Wharton Beautification Commission

NEW Planter Adoption Program

Want to be part of Keeping Wharton Beautiful? 


The Beautification Commission's Planter Adoption Program aims to engage and grow civic pride for the community. This program  helps 'Keep Wharton Beautiful' through volunteered upkeep of planters across the City and is open to any individual. business, organization, or group.


See below for more program information and to complete a Planter Adoption Application: 







The annual Spring Sweep clean up event moves to Fall!

The annual Spring Sweep is now the Fall Sweep happening on Saturday, September 18th from 8a-1p in the parking lot across from City Hall. Any city resident can take advantage of this FREE opportunity to dispose of junk at this drive-through drop-off event! 


Vehicle tires are permitted, but not big tractor or big truck tires!



  • batteries
  • paint
  • chemicals
  • pesticides
  • fertilizer
  • lawn products
  • large truck or tractor tires


Must be City of Wharton resident, bring an ID or utility bill for proof of residence! 



City of Wharton Area Recycling

Wharton County Pct. 2's maintains a recycling center located at 1005 East Milam Street, Wharton, TX 77488


(979) 335-7541


Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Plastic Bottles, Paper, Aluminum, Cardboard, Motor Oil and Filters

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City of Wharton
120 East Caney Street
Wharton, Texas 77488
Phone: (979) 532-2491

Wharton Volunteer Fire Department
319 N. Fulton St.
Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-4811 Ext 400


Wharton Police Department
1407 N Richmond Rd

Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-3131

City of Wharton Civic Center
1924 N Fulton St.
Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-2491 Ext 600
Wharton Emergency Management
1407 N Richmond Rd.
Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-4811 Ext 570
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