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 Drop-off Recycling Center

City of Round Rock Recycling Center
310 Deepwood Drive (just west of Round Rock High School)
Phone:  512-218-5559
E-mail:  Round Rock Recycling
Open Daily 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (except holidays)
Holiday schedule

Please note that these hours do not apply to Brush/Mulch Recycling.

Curbside Recycling and Residential Solid Waste
Curbside recycling and residental solid waste removal is provided by Round Rock Refuse.  Please contact Round Rock Refuse directly with questions or to report problems.
Phone:  512-255-4980

City of Round Rock Brush Recycling Center
310 Deepwood Drive
Phone:  512-218-5540
E-mail:  Brush Recycling
Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday through Saturday (closed City Holidays)

Accepted Items | Not Accepted | Sharps | Paint and Home Chemicals | Leaves and Grass Clippings
Brush Recycling Center | Reuse Items | Appliance Recycling
Computer, TV and Electronics Recycling  | Commercial Recycling Options

Recycling Center Accepts the Following Recyclables:

Paper - newspaper, magazines, phone books, junk mail, office paper and brown paper bags (no plastic bags, please).

Plastics (#1's through #7's) - these include milk, water and soda bottles and dyed plastics such as bleach and orange juice containers, as well as yoghurt cups, butter tubs, etc.  Please remove caps and lids from bottles.

Tin and Steel Products and Cans - labels may be left on.

Aluminum Products and Cans

Corrugated Cardboard

Fiberboard - cereal, cake and soft drink boxes, etc.

Old Cell Phones | DVDs and CDs | Inkjet Cartridges | Fluorescent Light Bulbs | CFL's

Household Batteries - alkaline, rechargeable, lithium, automotive, etc.

Propane and Helium Tanks

Automotive Products - residential quantities only, business waste is NOT ACCEPTED.

  • Motor Oil
  • Oil Filters
  • Antifreeze
  • Brake, transmission and power steering fluid
  • Car batteries
  • Gasoline - 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).

Packing Peanuts (NO BLOCK FOAM) | Egg Cartons

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Recycling Center Does Not Accept:

Glass - call the following company for information:

  • Ecology Action - (512) 322-0000
  • Ecology Action is located at 707 E. 9th Street, Austin, Texas

Sharps - contact the following companies for information:

Tires - call the following companies for information:

  • Wal-Mart Automotive Center - (512) 310-9024
  • NTB (National Tire and Battery) - (512) 238-9523
  • Discount Tire - (512) 341-8593

Commercial Oil - call the following companies for information:

  • Fuel Blenders - (512) 365-1920
  • H&H Waste Oil - (512) 990-1823
  • Midstate Oil - (866) 387-2171

Garbage | Lumber | Rocks & Landscape Material | Mattresses | Old Furniture

These and any other unacceptable items may be taken to the Williamson County Landfill located in Hutto.  Call the landfill at (512) 759-8881.

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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 Recycling Center.

Re-USE items

The Re-USE Building at the Recycling Center is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

This Building contains free re-usable products such as paints, pesticides, water sealer, automotive products, fertilizers, cleaners, etc.

All materials in this building are free; however, for liability purposes, residents must sign a waiver for all items taken.

Do NOT drop off materials!  City of Round Rock residential water customers may come on a scheduled Household Hazardous Waste Day and drop off their household hazardous waste items.

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Appliance Recycling

What can YOU do with your old washer, dryer or refrigerator??  Have it recycled!

  • Non-freon appliances such as old washers, dryers, stoves and hot water heaters can be recycled at the City of Round Rock 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 pick-up service of appliances at your home or to recycle Freon related appliances, please contact the following companies for information:

Please note that there may be a fee charged for this service.

Working units may also be donated to any of the charitable organizations in the area.  Please contact the respective organization(s) directly to inquire about program details and pick-up service.

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

Please note that the City of Round Rock does not endorse the above entities and that other recycling resources are available.

Computer and Electronics Recycling

Please visit our web page on Electronics and Computer Recycling and Disposal for options on how to recycle and dispose of items properly.

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
    (LensCrafters is 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 218-5559.

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

Baby Gear 
Please visit the BabyEarth web site at www.babyearth.com/renew for details on recycling options for these specialized items.

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Round Rock 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 Brush/Mulch Recycling

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

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