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 Curbside Recycling
Check your curbside recycling dates

The City of Round Rock implemented a new solid waste and curbside recycling program with Round Rock Refuse in January 2011.  Under this program, residents are provided two 96-gallon containers, one for garbage and one for recycling.  Garbage is collected once per week and recycling collected every other week.

Our Curbside Recycling program is single-stream recycling, meaning all recyclables are mixed together - no sorting required.

Items Accepted Curbside:



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

·         Paper Bags



Paperboard & Boxboard


·         Shipping & Moving Boxes

·         Food Boxes (Cereal, Pasta, Cracker Boxes, etc.)

·         Shoe Boxes

·         Gift Boxes

·         Consumer Goods Packaging (Toys, Electronics, etc.)

·         Paper Tubes

·         Beverage Packaging

·         Cardboard Egg Cartons







·         Mason Jars

·         Soda & Juice Bottles

·         Pasta Sauce Jars

·         Cooking Oil Bottles

·         Wine, Beer, Liquor & Spirits Bottles

·         Other Clear, Green, Blue or Brown Jars & Bottles



Tin & Steel Cans





·         Soup & Vegetable Cans

·         Aluminum Foil Baking Tins

·         Beverage Cans & Caps (Soda, Juice, Beer, etc.)

·         Food Cans


Not Accepted Curbside:

  • Plastic bags
  • Styrofoam
  • Food Contaminated Items (Pizza Boxes, Paper Plates, etc...)
  • Pyrex
  • Wax Coated Items
  • Ceramics
  • Dining Ware
  • Window Glass
  • Yard Waste
  • Garden Hoses
  • Textiles or Used Clothing
  • Light Bulbs
  • Electronics (accepted at the City's Recycling Center, more info)
  • Paint Cans (accepted at the City's Recycling Center, more info)
  • Paper Tissue (Napkins, Kleenex, etc...)


For questions regarding the Curbside Recycling program see our Recycling FAQ's.  If you still have questions you can contact Round Rock Refuse at (512) 255-4980 or via email.

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