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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?

Tuesday & Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Closed on New Years Day, Independence Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Follow for regular updates.

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

#1, #2 & #5 Plastics - clean & caps/lids removed

Plastic Caps & Lids - separated, clean & dry
Cardboard - clean, dry & flattened
Aluminum Cans - drained
Steel "Tin" Cans - rinsed

Presorting your materials makes a huge difference for our volunteers! 


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.

Space at this location is limited.

We ask that all items be sorted in advance.

Are there other places we can drop off materials?

No, but, Lowe's, HEB, Brookshire Brothers, and Walmart, all have bins to 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. 

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!!

Can you recycle my plastic bags?

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