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Commercial Recycling Options

The City provides a variety of opportunities for residents to recycle in Round Rock.  The Drop-Off Recycling Center, located at 310 Deepwood Drive, is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Residents can drop off recyclables that can't be recycled curbside or dispose of their Household Hazardous Waste (paint, fertilizers, and other household chemicals) during a scheduled collection event.

Accepted at the Recycling Center



Plastic Containers
(Labeled #1 - #7)

  • Beverage Bottles (Water, Soda, etc.)
  • Milk Jugs
  • Plastic Lids
  • Cooking Oil Bottles
  • Butter, Margarine, Cream Cheese Tubs
  • Detergent & Cleaning Bottles
  • Other Plastic Containers with #1 - #7


  • Office Paper & Folders
  • Telephone Books
  • Newspaper, Catalogs, Magazines
  • Junk Mail, Letters, Envelopes
  • Brochures & Flyers

Cardboard, Paperboard & Boxboard

  • Shipping & Moving Boxes
  • Food Boxes (Cereal, Cracker Boxes, etc.)
  • Shoe Boxes
  • Gift Boxes
  • Consumer Goods Packaging (Toys, Electronics, etc.)
  • Paper Tubes
  • Beverage Packaging
  • Cardboard Egg Cartons
  • Paper Bags

Automotive Products

  • Motor Oil
  • Oil Filters
  • Antifreeze
  • Brake, Transmission and Power Steering Fluid
  • Car Batteries
  • Gasoline

Aluminum, Tin & Steel Containers

  • Soup & Vegetable Cans
  • Aluminum Foil Baking Tins
  • Beverage Cans (Soda, Juice, Beer, etc.)
  • Food Cans
  • Aluminum Foil

Non-Freon Appliances

  • Washers & Dryers
  • Stoves
  • Hot Water Heaters


  • Computers & Laptops
  • Television Sets
  • Cell Phones
  • Printers & Scanners

Other items

  • Eyeglasses
  • Baby Gear
  • Household Batteries
  • Propane & Helium Tanks
  • DVDs & CDs
  • Ink Cartridges
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs
  • CFL’s

Not Accepted at the Recycling Center


Other Options for Disposal




  • Wal-Mart Automotive
  • Discount Tire
  • NTB (National Tire and Battery)

 Commercial Oil

 Freon Appliances

Garbage, lumber, rocks & landscape material, mattresses, old furniture and any other unacceptable items may be taken to the Williamson County Landfill located in Hutto.

Leaves and Grass Clippings
Bagged leaves and grass clippings are accepted from Round Rock residents daily from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Drop-Off Recycling Center.

Free Re-Use Items
Before you buy paint, fertilizer, cleaning products or other common household chemicals, make sure to check out the Re-USE Building at the Recycling Center.

Appliance Recycling
Non-freon appliances such as old washers, dryers, stoves and hot water heaters can be recycled at the Drop-Off Recycling Center during normal business hours.

Freon-containing appliances such as refrigerators, freezers or air conditioner units CAN NOT be accepted at this location. This also includes appliances that at one time contained freon.

For more information on appliance recycling, please call 512-218-5559.

Recycling Options for Other Items

Used Eyeglasses - any style and any prescription needed
Your used eyewear represents a new world of opportunity for someone in need in a developing country. OneSight is a family of charitable programs dedicated to improving vision through outreach, research and education. Since 1988, OneSight has helped millions see their world more clearly and donated millions to support research and education. OneSight volunteers will clean, repair, recycle and hand-deliver your glasses to those in need. Two million pairs of recycled glasses are needed each year!

In Round Rock, you can donate your used eyewear at:

3107 S. IH-35 #780A
(Located in the Target shopping center, across from BestBuy and Discount Tire)
Business hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m.-5 p.m.

Or, you may bring your used eyeglasses to the City's drop-off recycling center. Questions? Please call the center at 512-218-5559.

Please visit the OneSight web site for more information on their programs and a complete list of locations that accept donations.

Baby Gear 
Please visit the BabyEarth web site for details on recycling options for these specialized items.

The Center can accept five (5) gallons or less and the gasoline must be in an approved gas container (not in a milk or other plastic jug). Please hand material directly to a City attendant on site. The gas container(s) will be returned if name and phone number are provided on the container(s).

Drop-Off Recycling Center
310 Deepwood Drive (Just west of Round Rock High School)
Open Daily 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (except on Holidays)
(Please note that these hours do not apply to the Brush/Mulch Recycling Center)
Phone: 512-218-5559

Tours of the Recycling Center may be scheduled by calling 512-218-5559 or via e-mail to Recycling Center.

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