Garbage and Recycling

From individually packaged food servings to disposable diapers, more waste is generated now than ever before. This waste goes mostly to landfills, where it is compacted and buried – yet over 80% could have been reused or recycled.
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Recycling
Household Hazardous Waste
Grease Disposal
Oil Disposal


 


Upcoming Garbage/Recycling Events

Household Hazardous Waste Collection: 1st Wednesday of every month from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. (except Holidays)

Curbside Collection Guidelines

  • Garbage is collected once per week and recycling every other week.
  • 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 placed curbside starting at 7 a.m. the day before collection and must be removed by 7 p.m. the day after.
  • The cart and up to 7 additional items may be placed at the curb (including bundled brush and bagged leaves)
    • 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. For brush exceeding 7 items, drop off at the Brush Recycling Center (see restrictions), or call 512-218-5540 to schedule a pick up (fees apply).

Holidays

There is no collection on Thanksgiving, Christmas or 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 in the designated oil dumpster at any of the following locations day or night:
  • Public Works Building – 2008 Enterprise Drive
  • Fire Station #3 – 1992 Rawhide Street
  • Fire Station #6 – 2919 Joe DiMaggio Boulevard
  • Recycling Center – 310 Deepwood Drive (open daily 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., except on City holidays)
Gasoline:

We can accept five gallons or less at the Recycling Center. The gasoline must be in an approved gas container (not in a milk or other plastic jug) and must be handed directly to the attendant on site. Include your name and phone number on the container so it can be returned to you.

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

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Contact Us

Curbside Service – Round Rock Refuse: 512-255-4980 or email; City of Round Rock: 512-671-2887 or email
Brush Recycling: 512-218-5540 or email
Recycling Center: 512-218-5559