Recycling

Recycling Collection Day - Wednesday


Please have the Progressive Waste Solutions recycling bins out at the curb by 7 a.m. Recycling may be picked up anytime between 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Bins


  • Recycling bins must be loaded so as to weigh no more than 50 pounds.
  • Only the green Progressive Waste Solutions bins will be collected. Please do not use any other containers provided by previous service companies.

Missed Collection


If you miss a collection day, please call Progressive Waste Solutions at 817-222-2221.

Overflow Items


Recycling will only be picked up if it is in the recycling bin. If you need a second bin, you can pick one up for a one-time $5 charge. Please stop by the Utility Customer Service Department located in City Hall to pick one up.

Acceptable Items


Metal & Aluminum Cans


  • Rinse and drain your metal food cans composed of tin, steel or aluminum and place loose in your bin.
  • It is not necessary to remove the label, but please remove the lids and all food waste.

Plastic


  • Rinse and place soft drink liter bottles and milk jugs in your bin.
  • You may now also include No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, No. 5 and No. 7 plastics.
  • Shampoo bottles are accepted.
  • Please remove all caps.

Glass


  • Acceptable glass includes clear, brown and green bottles.
  • Please remove all caps.

Newspaper, Magazines and Catalogs


  • Place dry newspaper, magazines, catalogs and other paper items such as mail, paper bags or other paper in the bottom of your bin.
  • Slick or glossy inserts are accepted with the newspaper.
  • Please don’t put out on a rainy day.
  • Be sure that the newspaper is secured so it doesn’t fly away.

Unacceptable Items


Items that cannot be recycled


  • Aluminum foil
  • Butter tubs
  • Ceramics
  • Containers with openings as large as the container
  • Diapers
  • Large plastic buckets
  • Metal other than food and beverage cans
  • Mirrors
  • Notebook paper
  • Plastic bottles that have contained oil or petroleum by-products
  • Plate glass
  • Safety glass such as windshields
  • Scrap metal
  • Window glass