Recycle Center

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Citizen RecyclingThe City of Pflugerville operates a recycling center. To recycle items at the center, you must be a resident of the City of Pflugerville or a utility customer. Please bring a valid photo ID and a recent utility statement from the City of Pflugerville for verification.

Location:

15500 Sun Light Near Way, #B
Inside Travis County Metro Park. (map)
(Formerly 2609 E. Pecan)

Hours:
  • Friday, Saturday & Monday
  • 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • CLOSED- NOVEMBER 23-24 FOR THANKSGIVING

For information call or email: publicworks@pflugervilletx.gov - 512-990-6400. (If you need assistance on a Saturday, please contact the Citizen's Communications Hotline at 512-990-6700.)

Acceptable Items

  • Aluminum (We do NOT reimburse)
  • Appliances
  • Brush and Tree Limbs
  • Leaves acceptable when emptied from bag
  • Cardboard (Corrugated Only)
  • Paper
  • Scrap metal
  • Vehicle Batteries
  • Refrigerators and Air Conditioners (Limit of 2 per year)
  • Transmission fluid
  • Motor oil
  • Anti-freeze
  • Oil filters
  • Tires (Limit 4 per year)

Non-Acceptable Items

  • Christmas Trees (recycle at Wells Point Park off Heatherwilde)
  • Chemicals of any kind
  • Compressed gas cylinders
  • Electronics
  • Explosives
  • Furniture (leave at curb for trash pickup)
  • Gasoline
  • Glass
  • Household trash
  • Industrial/Commercial waste
  • Lumber/ building materials/fencing
  • Medical waste
  • Paint
  • Plastics
  • Products labeled "caution," "warning" or "poison"

Alternative Recycling Suggestions

Plastic bags - Shopping bags are not recycled curbside or at the recycling center. Please return these to your local grocery store. HEB and Wal-Mart collect plastic bags for recycling.

Light Bulbs - Place incandescent light bulbs wrapped in newspaper in a sealed plastic bag before placing in trash cart.

Glass - recycled curbside in your recycle cart. Glass is not taken at the Recycle Center.

Paper Shredding - Central Texas Secure Shredding 512-670-2900.

Automobiles - numerous area non-profits accept automobile donations.

Household Hazardous Waste (paints, chemicals, gasoline)
  • City of Austin Household Hazardous Waste Facility
  • Address: 2514 Business Center Drive,Austin, TX 78744
  • Drop Off Times: Tue-Wed: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday 7 a.m. to Noon
  • Closed Saturday the weekend of New Year’s, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
  • Phone Number: (512) 974-4343.
  • Residents of Travis County may bring up to 30 gallons of home-generated hazardous waste to the Household Hazardous Waste Facility free of charge. Over 30 gallons may generate a disposal charge. Do not bring items in containers with more than 5 gallons of capacity.

Electronics (TV's, stereos, computers, monitors) - Recycle with Best Buy Pflugerville 512-990-4699. TV's can also be taken to any Goodwill Store location.

Phonebooks - If recycled curbside, pages must be torn out of the seam

Household Batteries - Home DepotPflugerville -512-990-5413.

Fluorescent Light Bulbs - Home Depot Pflugerville -512-990-5413.

Williamson County Landfill - Hutto - FM 1660 -512-759-8881

Travis County Landfill - 9600 FM 812,Austin -512-243-6300

Donation Sites - Goodwill, Salvation Army and Caring Place accept electronics and furniture.