Accepted Material & Fees

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PLASTICS

  • Soda/Water Bottles
  • Salad Dressing Bottles
  • Styrofoam
  • Milk Jugs
  • ** Rinse containers and remove caps. Crush if possible - step on it. **


GLASS

  • Food and Beverage Containers Only
  • ** All colors are accepted. Rinse and remove caps. Containers must be clean, no trash, water or other fluids in containers **


Batteries, Oil, Latex Paint, and Antifreeze

  • Used Motor Oil
  • Used Filters
  • Cooking Oil
  • ** LATEX paint ONLY! The words "Latex" or "Water Based" MUST appear on the product label. **


HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES

  • All household appliances are currently accepted. Non-Freon appliances are $5.00 per unit and all Freon appliances are $10.00 per unit.


HAZARDOUS WASTES ACCEPTED

  • Paints & Stains
  • Paint Thinners and Strippers
  • Household Cleaners
  • Household Chemicals
  • Fertilizers & Lawn Chemicals
  • Aerosol Products
  • Pesticides and Herbicides
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Florescent Lighting Bulbs (tubes)
  • Gasoline
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Mercury (thermometers and thermostats)


Recycling Fees

Some materials require the payment of fees prior to disposal. Fees must be paid in cash or by check. No Credit/Debit Cards accepted.

  • RESIDENTIAL USERS ONLY.
  • Business, Commercial, and Agricultural waste NOT accepted.
  • Fee is based upon container size not content weight.


These Items CANNOT Be Accepted
  • Agricultural Waste
  • Ammunition
  • Auto Glass / Crystal
  • Ceramics / Drinking Glass
  • Christmas Trees Or Christmas Tree Lights
  • Dead Animals
  • Dioxins
  • Dirty Materials
  • Dishes
  • Explosives
  • Fireworks
  • Flares
  • Gas Cylinders
  • Industrial/Business Waste
  • Medical Waste
  • Mirrors
  • Non Numbered Plastics
  • Non-Recyclable Materials
  • PCB’s
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Tissue Products
  • Trash/Garbage
  • Window/Tempered Glass


MATERIALS FEE Per

Household Hazardous Waste
(Cleaners, acids, oil based paint, fertilizers, etc.)
 
 
Non-Residents

$ 1.00

$ 5.00
 
 

$ 1.00

gallon - up to 14 gal.

gallon - 15th and each subsequent gal.

 
 

pound

CFL & Tube Light Bulbs $ 0.50 each

Latex Paint
 
 
Non-Residents

$ 1.00

$ 5.00

 
$ 1.00

gallon - up to 14 gal.

gallon - 15 or more gal.

 
pound

Electronics

 
TV/Computer Monitor (< 20")

TV/Computer Monitor (20" - 32")

TV/Computer Monitor  (> 32")

Small Electronics (< 5 Lbs.)

Large Electronics (≥ 5 Lbs.)

 

Non-Residents

 
 
$10.00

$15.00

$30.00

$ 1.00

$ 5.00

 

$ 0.50

 
 
each

each

each

each

each

 

pound

Appliances

(without Freon)

(with Freon)

Non-Residents

 
  
$ 5.00

$ 10.00

$ 0.50

 
  
each

each 

pound

Scrap Metal
 
Non-Residents

$ 5.00
 
$ 0.50

min. if special handling needed
 
pound

Household/Yard Waste $ 5.00 bag

Tires

Passenger (dismounted)

Passenger (mounted)

Truck (dismounted)

Truck (mounted)

Off-Road
 
Non-Residents

 
 
$ 2.00

$ 10.00

 
$ 10.00

$ 20.00

 
$ 0.20
 
$ 0.50

 
 
each

each

 
each

each

 
pound
 
pound


TCEQThe City of Houston also has a Recycle Center and Household Hazardous Waste Center for the residents of the city, for information and location call:

  • 713-668-9551 (For information on the recycling of materials) 
  • 713-551-7353 (For information concerning disposal and receiving of household hazardous waste) 
For more information on recycling call: 1-800-Clean-Up or click on links: