Recycling Centers

Citizens may use the depositories four times per month. Citizens are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes before closing time to allow adequate time to unload.

  • Westpark Center - OPEN
    5900 Westpark, Houston, TX 77057
    Monday through Saturday:  8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
  • Clear Lake/Ellington Airport
    246 Loop Rd. Houston, TX 77034
    Open 7 days a week: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Kingwood
    3210 W. Lake Houston Pkwy Houston,TX 77339
    Saturday and Sundays: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Reuse Warehouse
    9003 N. Main Houston, TX 77022
    Tuesday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Accepted Items

  • Up to five (5) automobile tires (Rims Not Accepted) per month, per household

Recyclable items accepted

  • Aluminum, tin, and empty aerosol cans
  • #1 - 5 and #7 plastics (not toys, packing materials, flower pots, styrofoam, plastic bags, or plastic furniture)
  • Newspapers and Magazines
  • Clear and Colored Glass Bottles and Jars
  • Used Motor Oil
  • Tree Waste
  • Cardboard

Additional Information

These depositories may be used by the public free of charge.

Neighborhood depositories will not accept household garbage, more than ten tires from an individual, and large quantities of building materials.

Trash from commercial haulers or brought in a commercial vehicle (business or rented commercial) will not be accepted.


Photo Identification: A current state of Texas issued identification card, such as Texas Driver’s license; Texas Department of Public Safety issued I.D. card; or Texas License to Carry Permit.


Utility Bill - A utility bill, power, water or gas, from the current month or previous two (2) months. The address on the utility bill must match the address on the state issued identification. Electronic bills are accepted.

Lease Agreement - If no utility bill is available, you may bring a copy of your current lease or rental agreement for a City of Houston address. The address on the lease or rental agreement must match the address on the state issued identification.*

*For residential property owners whose primary residence is outside the state of Texas, who do not have a Texas ID, a current property tax bill must be shown; the names on the photo identification and tax bill must match.

* For out-of-state STUDENTS at Houston universities, a current student I.D. may be used in place of a utility bill.

Electronics Recycling

Visit the Electronics Recycling page for a listing of accepted materials and facilities where residents may properly recycle their electoronics.

Find Your Schedule

Find your schedule, set notifications and learn how to properly dispose of waste.