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Single-Stream Recycling

The City of College Station's single-stream recycling program allows you to place your recyclables in one container. The only item that needs to be bagged in clear plastic is shredded paper. Nothing else should be bagged.

---> BLOG: 5 Ways You Can Make Single-Stream Recycling Work Even Better

If you would like recycling collection for your apartment or business, click here for a list of private recycling vendors.


COLLECTIONS


Brazos Valley Recycling collects recycling for most households on the SAME DAY AS GARBAGE, except every other week.  Check the Collection Roster below to confirm your collection schedule: 

--> COLLECTION CALENDAR (PDF) 
--> Apr. 24 - May 5 COLLECTION ROSTER (PDF)
--> May 8-19 COLLECTION ROSTER (PDF)
--> May 22 - June 2 COLLECTION ROSTER (PDF)

On your designated collection day, place your full container at the curb by 8 a.m. It should be about 4 feet from obstructions, including your green garbage container. After collection, the container should be removed from the curb within 12 hours. 

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RECYCLABLES


  • Aluminum/tin/steel cans.
  • Glass (all colors).
  • #1 & #2 plastics.
  • Mixed/white paper.
  • Magazines.
  • Junk mail.
  • Newspaper with inserts.
  • Brown paper bags.
  • Phone books.
  • Flattened cardboard.
  • Shredded paper (must be placed in clear plastic bags).
  • Paperboard (such as cereal/frozen food boxes, milk/juice cartons).


GUIDELINES 


  • All recyclables must be dry and free of food debris.
  • Only bag your shredded paper, all other items must be loose in the container.
  • Caps from plastics should be removed and discarded.
  • Rinse and clean ALL containers.
  • No loose plastic bags.
  • On your designated collection day, place your full container at the curb by 8 a.m.
    • It should be about 4 feet from obstructions, including your green garbage container.
  • After collection, the container should be removed from the curb within 12 hours.


CONTACT INFORMATION
City of College Station offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

300 Krenek Tap Road
(2nd Floor of Municipal Court Building)
College Station, TX 77842

979.764.6228
RecycleRequests@cstx.gov


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Last updated: 5/2/2017 12:16:24 PM