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Recycling in the Houston-Galveston Region
More Recycling Drop-Off Centers

We are moving in the right direction, but we need more people to recycle every day.

This website, along with, and the City of Houston's 3-1-1 phone number can provide the information you need to recycle almost any item.

The Good News
Recycling is one of the most important actions you can take. Only 1/10 of garbage gets recycled, but over half of it could be.

Too Much Trouble?
  • The average person in our region creates 8 pounds of trash daily.
  • That's 8.2 million tons of trash from our region in one year.
  • Up to 70% of this trash is buried in landfills.

How Long to Breakdown (Biodegrade) Items?

Recycle Chart

Recycling is Much Faster.

How Can You Help?
One person makes a difference. If not you, who?
When we combine efforts, we make a difference.