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Serves Houston - http://www.houstontx.gov/solidwaste/recycling.html
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What's in this profile?

Everything you need to know to become an informed recycler in Houston. 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 #7 - OtherAluminumCardboardPaperSteel

Drop Off Quick Reference

Plastic #1 - PETEPlastic #2 - HDPEPlastic #3 - VPlastic #4 - LDPEPlastic #5 - PPPlastic #7 - OtherAluminumCardboardPaperSteelThin Film Plastics - #4

Recyclable Plastics

Plastics #1-5, and 7 (drained and rinsed) including: Plastic Bottles, Jars, Jugs, Tubs & Lids: milk, water, juice, soft drink, beer, Salad dressing, condiment, cooking oil, sauces, squeezable bottles & jars; Laundry & dishwashing detergent, medicine, mouthwash, cosmetic & shampoo bottles; cat litter jugs; yogurt, butter, margarine, ice cream (tubs & lids); coffee can lids.

Not accepted: All #6 plastics (including Styrofoam), plastic bags, packaging material, meat food trays, food and gift wrap, toys and furniture.

Recyclable Paper

Corrugated cardboard, mail, newspaper, telephone books, envelopes, home and office paper, magazines.

Not accepted: food boxes, beverage cartons and gift boxes

What's Recyclable?


Also, check out the Houston-Galveston recycling guide: http://www.recycleinfo.org/

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Phone 713-837-0311
Address 901 Badgy
Houston, TX 77002
Last Updated 2011-08-23 13:40:33

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