Overview of Recycling
The City of Taylor operates a Recycling Center located at 1606 N. Main Street just behind Walgreen's.  The drop off site is open 24 hours a day/7 days a week.  A bin from Abitibi is available for paper and newspaper and a seperate one from IESI is for all other recyclables.

Items accepted:
  • Newspaper / magazines - no telephone books
  • Plastics - soda and water bottles, water jugs, etc., no plastic bags please
  • Aluminum Cans - please flatten, if possible
  • Tin Cans - no foil pie pans, siding, aerosol cans, or any scrap metal
  • Glass - includes glass beverage bottles
  • Cardboard - but frozen food boxes not accepted due to the food contamination

Not accepted
  • Plastic bags of any kind
  • Light bulbs
  • Broken glass of any kind and no flat glass such as car windshields, mirrors, or panes are accepted
  • Hazardous waste

Williamson County Recycling Information
  • Williamson County Precinct 4 yard accepts most forms of cardboard (excluding waxed cartons). Please call ahead for hours of operation.
    • 900 S Main St.
      Taylor, TX 76574
      Ph: 512-365-2311
  • Hutto Recycle Center (Waste Management)  
    • 101 Landfill Road
      Hutto, TX 76574
    • 512-846-2756
    • Mon-Fri 7am - 5pm; Sat 7am- 12 noon
    • Most items accepted FREE of charge; check the website for details
  • Williamson County Recycle Center is located between Weir and Granger and accepts most household hazardous chemicals FOR A FEE.  They also accept plastics, paper, cardboard, phone books, and metal free if sorted.  They DO NOT accept explosives, gas cylinders, pharmaceuticals or bio waste. 
  • 495 CR156   
  • 512-864-3240
  • Thurs. and Friday 8am to 5pm; Sat. 8am to 12 noon

  • Helios (ReGlue) has a location in Taylor and accepts computers to refurbish and distribute to children who cannot afford a computer or Internet access. 
    •  Reglue (The Helios Project)
      c/o Ken Starks
      307 Ferguson Street
      Taylor, Tx 76574
  • HDI Plastics, Inc. accepts EPS (Styrofoam), #2 HDPE curbside bottles (milk jugs, detergent bottles, etc.) at public drop off.  Styrofoam must be clean and dry (no food residue); loose "peanuts" not accepted; please take these to your local shipping store; plastic bags accepted without twist ties.

                601 W. 2nd Street
                Taylor, TX 76574
                Mon-Fri 8am to 4 pm