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.
Glass: All colors; must be rinsed out.
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: