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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Polk County Recycling Center?

At the Polk County Citizen Collection Station at 10311 N Hwy 146, Livingston, TX 77351;
at the intersection of Hwy 146 and FM 2665, about 9.5 miles south of Hwy 190.

When is the Polk County Recycling Center open?

Tuesdays 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Fridays 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturdays 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Hours may be subject to change around holidays.
Follow Facebook.com/PCRBTexas for regular updates.

What type of materials does the Polk County Recycling Center accept?

#1 - #7 plastics - clean & caps removed
Cardboard - clean, dry & flattened
Aluminum Cans - drained
Steel "Tin" Cans - rinsed

Presorting your materials makes a huge difference for our volunteers! 

Are there other places we can drop off materials?

Yes! The Onalaska Loop Drop-Off Station,

open Wednesdays from 10 AM - 2 PM, 

is at the Polk County Citizen Collection Station on Onalaska Loop, 77360.

This location accepts:

#1 - #7 plastics - clean & without caps 

Cardboard - clean, dry & flattened

Aluminum Cans - drained

Space at this location is limited.

We ask that all items be sorted in advance.

Can you recycle my plastic bags?

YES! We recycle clean & dry grocery bags,  shipping pillows, bubble wrap, and any other plastic film with the recycling triangle with a "2", "4" or "Store Drop Off" logo. We also accept film items with the "How2Recycle" logo.

Meat & Cheese film packaging should never be recycled.

Are there volunteer opportunities?

Absolutely! We welcome volunteers to assist with collections, learning about our program and helping to spread the word throughout the community. 

Click Here to Volunteer!!

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