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City of Austin, Solid Waste Services

Serves Austin - http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/sws/default.htm
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Everything you need to know to become an informed recycler in Austin. Scan the summaries to the left then click the links to the company or agency's website for more detailed information.

Curbside Quick Reference

Plastic #1 - PETEPlastic #2 - HDPEPlastic #3 - VPlastic #4 - LDPEPlastic #5 - PPPlastic #6 - PSPlastic #7 - OtherAluminumCardboardPaper

Drop Off Quick Reference

Steel

Recyclable Plastics

All plastics #1-#7 including yogurt and margarine tubs. Not accepted: plastic bags, Styrofoam products, and plastic containers larger than a gallon-sized.

Recyclable Paper

Newspaper, office paper, junk mail, envelopes, wrapping paper, flattened cardboard, and non-contaminated paper. Not accepted: contaminated paper.

What's Recyclable? Residential: http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/sws/residential_singlestream.htm Hazardous Waste: http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/sws/residential_hazardous_waste.htm
Other Notes The FM 812 Resource Recovery Center (10108 FM 812, Austin, TX) accepts all metals (including steel), certain appliances, and other items. The Household Hazardous Waste Facility (2514 Business Center Drive, Austin, TX 78744) accepts brake fluid, gasoline, motor oil, oil filters, car batteries, car polish, and transmission fluid. Residents can also get free paint and other items at the facility.
Phone 512-974-2000
Address P.O. Box 1088
Austin, TX 78767
Last Updated 2011-03-20 19:00:05

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