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Reopening - Friday, December 15th, 9 AM - 3 PM

Welcome to Polk County Recycling & Beautification

Recycling - Run By the Community,

For the Community

10311 TX-146 (at FM 2665), Livingston, TX 77351

Tuesday & Saturday 9:00 - 3:00

Until 4:30 by appointment

Onalaska Recycling Drop-Off

Onalaska Loop Collection Station, 77360

1st & 3rd Fridays from 9:00 - 3:00

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Those that wish to contribute can click HERE to donate or HERE to volunteer.

Get To Know Us

Our mission is to benefit the community of Polk County, Texas, by providing recycling opportunities, promoting the benefits of sustainable living, and supporting beautification efforts throughout the county. We strive to sustain and expand our recycling services to help reduce the cost of waste disposal, reduce our landfill footprint, and improve the environment.

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Accepted Materials

POLK COUNTY RECYCLING CENTER:

#1, #2 & #5 Plastic Containers (PET, HDPE, PP)

Plastic Caps & Lids

Corrugated Cardboard Boxes

Aluminum Cans

Steel "Tin" Cans

ONALASKA DROP-OFF:

Reopening Friday, December 15th

#1, #2 & #5 Plastic Containers

Aluminum Cans

Steel "Tin" Cans

Only clean materials can be recycled.
Please rinse your plastic containers and steel cans before drop off,
and keep boxes separate from other items to keep them dry.

 

#1 Plastics - PET

Clear Plastic Containers that have a triangle stamped in the plastic with a "1" inside, such as​

  • Water bottles 

  • Beverage bottles 

  • Produce containers

  • Pantry aisle plastic containers (spices, condiments, etc.)

  • Remove all caps and recycle separately

  • Rinse well to remove any residual food/drink waste

  • Labels do not need to be removed

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#2 Plastics - HDPE

Stiff colored or milky plastic containers that have a triangle stamped in the plastic with a "2" inside, such as

  • Milk / Water Jugs 

  • Detergent Bottles

  • Shampoo / Conditioner Bottles

  • Remove all caps 

  • Rinse well

  • Labels do not need to be removed

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#5 Plastics - PP

Clear, colored, or milky plastic containers that have a triangle stamped in the plastic with a "5" inside, such as

  • Yogurt / Sour Cream Containers

  • Tupperware

  • Take Out Containers

  • Prescription Bottles

  • Rinse well

  • Labels do not need to be removed

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Plastic Caps & Lids

Green Tree Plastics will use the plastic caps and lids we collect to make benches that will be placed in our community! Help us provide these benches by ensuring your caps and lids are clean, dry, and separate from other material.

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Corrugated Cardboard Boxes

Please break down all boxes.
Waxy/Greasy boxes or boxes that have gotten wet or dirty are not recyclable

and should be thrown away.

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Aluminum Cans

Cans only. Aluminum foil and other metals cannot be recycled at this facility.

Please drain cans completely.

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Steel "Tin" Cans
(RECYCLING CENTER ONLY)

Steel cans are used to package everything from pet food to fruits, vegetables, and soup. Please rinse well to remove food waste. Then put the lid in the can - that's recyclable, too!

Labels do not need to be removed

Canned Food
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