Recycling Info

Recycling Information

Back door recycling is offered to Tanglewood residents on a subscription basis by Residential Recycling of Texas. The monthly cost for recycling in Tanglewood is $25 per month payable quarterly in advance. There is a one-time $10 fee for the recycling container. 
Currently the pickup day is every Tuesday starting at 7:00 a.m.

Items Accepted:

Glass: All colors; must be rinsed out.
Paper: Newspaper, magazines, catalogs, annual reports, clean pizza boxes, soda and beer boxes, envelopes, junk mail, paper bags, white, colored and fax paper, telephone books, paper egg cartons, carbonless forms, tissue role cores, and shredded paper strips (please tie in plastic bag)

Cardboard: (Please breakdown larger boxes) corrugated cardboard boxes, cereal, food, detergent, pet food, etc.

Metal: (Please rinse out prior to placing in bin, food can contaminate recycling) soda, juice, and beer aluminum cans (if you crush them there’s more room in bin) tin/steel food & pet food cans, aluminum foil, pie pans, and trays, and metal jar lids

Plastic containers: (If you can crush these items there’s more room in bin) (Check for recycling seal #1-#5 or #7, please rinse and remove the lid – lid can go in bin), milk, juice and cooking oil jugs, soda & water bottles, bleach & detergent containers, butter & ice cream tubs, yogurt cups & microwave trays, clean plastic flower pots, prescription pill bottles (all colors).

Thin Plastic: Grocery store bags, dry cleaning bags, produce bags, plastic sleeve from newspaper

Items Not Accepted at this Time:

Styrofoam, computer parts, batteries, medical waste, biohazard, disposable diapers, food-encrusted pizza boxes, cereal box liners, food/seed bags, photographs, foil greeting cards, slick-coated frozen food boxes, tissue paper, foil gift wrap, hardback books, Tyvek envelopes, food contaminated paper plates, cups and napkins, paint and aerosol containers, pesticide & chemical containers, oil filters & batteries, syringes & needles, anti-freeze & motor oil containers, pesticide & chemical containers, plastics with no recycling symbol, toys, laundry baskets, and unsanitary containers.

For more information or to subscribe to recycling, homeowners may contact:
Jerrell Wolff President Residential Recycling of Texas 1-866-516-9805 Email:

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