Garbage and Recycling



Waste, and how we choose to handle it, greatly affects our environment, our quality of life, and our country’s future. We offer a variety of services to help residents Put Waste in it’s Place.

Upcoming Events

Household Hazardous Waste Collection-
February 2 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Collection Guidelines

  • Garbage is collected once per week and recycling every other week on the same day.
  • Collection occurs 7 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. If services are not performed by 6:30 p.m., please contact Round Rock Refuse.
  • Carts may be curbside starting at 7 a.m. the day before collection and removed by 7 p.m. the day after.
  • Position carts with wheels against the curb.
  • The cart and up to 7 additional items may be placed at the curb (including bundled brush and bagged leaves and grass clippings)
    • Each item must be less than 40 pounds and no larger than 4′ x 4′ x 4′. For larger items, contact Round Rock Refuse to schedule a pick-up (fees apply).
    • Brush must be bundled or contained in cart with lid closed (note this brush is not recycled). 
  • For recycling pickup guidelines, visit our Recycling webpage.


There is no collection on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Collection will occur the following day and be pushed back one day for the remainder of that week. For example, if Christmas falls on a Monday, there will be no collection that Monday, and collection for the remainder of the week will be pushed back one day.

Disposing of Automotive Waste

City of Round Rock offers disposal options for the following residential automotive waste:

Motor Oil:

Dispose of your used motor oil at the Recycling Center – 310 Deepwood Drive (open daily 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., except on City holidays) 


We can accept five gallons or less at the Recycling Center. The gasoline must be in an approved gas container (not in milk or other plastic jugs) and must be handed directly to the attendant on site.

Antifreeze, Brake/Transmission/Power Steering Fluid, Car Batteries, and Oil Filters are also accepted at the Recycling Center.

Commercial Garbage and Recycling

The City of Round Rock is transitioning to a single provider refuse collection program. All commercial garbage and recycling collection services will be performed by Central Texas Refuse (CTR). 

If CTR is not your current provider, call 512-255-4980 or email to discuss the process for setting up your account. Please note that all accounts must be switched to CTR before May 1, 2022. 

Central Texas Refuse
512-255-4980 or 800-664-2833

New Commercial Refuse Rates


Commercial Haulers with franchise agreements (contract ends April 30, 2022)

Wilco Recycling

Central Waste and Recycling

Texas Disposal Systems

Progressive Waste Solutions Austin 

Waste Management / Longhorn Disposal

Used Motor Oil, Commercial

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

Tire Recycling

Lakin Tire West of Colorado
510 E. 51st Ave.
Denver, CO 80216
Tel: 800-488-2752

Contact Information

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