Recycling- "Keeping it Green"

Recycling Programs
The City of Wichita Falls recycles newspaper and paper products, glass, metal, appliances and organic material. Residents can participate by using the White and Blue Bins at various locations throughout the City, using a Green Curb Cart or dropping off material at the Transfer Station or Landfill.

Download and view an informative power point presentation about recycling prepared by Public Works Director, Russell Schreiber. Recycling Presentation
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Recycling Organics
Green Curb Carts
One of the City's most popular recycling programs is curbside organics recycling. Green Curb Carts are available from the Sanitation Division by calling 761-7977. These carts can be filled with organic material: grass clippings, tree trimmings, kitchen food waste and paper products: junk mail, cardboard, newspaper, paper plates and cups and magazines. This material is then turned into top-quality compost available to program participants twice a year FREE during the compost events held on the first Saturday in April and October.

Area Compost Vendors

Worm Composting
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White Bins
Newspaper Only
The White Dumpsters are located at all Recycling Bin Locations listed below. The only recyclable material to be placed in a White Dumpster is newspaper.

The Sanitation Department asks that you please remove the newspapers from any plastic bags or boxes before placing them in the bin.

Bin Location Map
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Glass Jars and Bottles Only

Blue Dumpsters are also located at all Recycling Bin Locations listed below . Glass jars and glass bottles are the only recyclable glass allowed in the dumpster. No flat glass such as window or auto glass will be accepted as it causes damage to the glass crushing machinery.

Recycling Bin Locations
  • Fire Station One
    1001 Bluff
  • Fire Station Two
    425 Bonner
  • Fire Station Three
    3800 Brewster
  • Fire Station Four
    5512 Castle Rd.
  • Fire Station Five
    506 Beverly Dr.
  • Fire Station Six
    4912 Johnson Rd.
  • Fire Station Seven
    2800 City View Dr.
  • Fire Station Eight
    2000 SW Parkway
  • Wal Mart
    2700 Central Freeway
  • Transfer Station
    3200 Lawrence Rd.
  • United Market Street
    4590 Kell Blvd.
  • United Supermarket
    2522 Old Iowa Park Rd.
  • Sanitation Offices
    200 Sunset
Recycling Metal
Aluminum, copper, brass and steel are accepted at the City's Landfill. Items such as portable buildings, BBQ grills, metal chair frames, cans, wire, siding...etc are accepted.

Recycling Appliances
Stoves and washers and dryers are accepted at the Transfer Station and Landfill.

Refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners are only accepted at the Landfill where a certified technician is able to remove the freon.

Recycling Computers
The State of Texas operates the Texas Computer Equipment Recycling Program.

Learn more about the program by visiting the TCEQ's Electronic Recycling site.