Austin Increases Ability to Decrease Waste

Oct 6, 2015 - 9:07 am

We have great news about reducing waste in Austin! The Household Hazardous Waste Facility and the Resource Recovery Center are merging to become a new Recycle & Reuse Drop-Off Center (2514 Business Center Drive), which will significantly expand local recycling and reuse opportunities.

Come celebrate the new facility’s Grand Opening on Oct. 17 from 10:00 a.m. to noon with family-friendly fun, including kids’ crafts, a photo booth, live music, an art display, and booths from local businesses, non-profit organizations and City departments.

At the new Recycle & Reuse Drop-Off Center, you can:

Recycle & Reuse Drop of Locations

Drop Off:

  • Household hazardous wastes, chemicals, and automotive fluids
  • Tires and scrap metal
  • Electronics and large appliances such as refrigerators, air conditioners, washers and dryers
  • Large hard plastic items
  • Lightbulbs and batteries
  • Brush and yard trimmings
  • Cardboard
  • All single-stream recycling items

Pick up (free):

  • Austin ReBlend paint
  • Mulch
  • Household cleaners and chemicals
  • Automotive fluids
  • Fertilizers and pesticides

Until the new Recycle & Reuse Drop-Off Center opens, the Household Hazardous Waste Facility and Resource Recovery Center will remain open as usual. For more information, visit austintexas.gov/department/austin-resource-recovery/locations.

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