Recycling Drop-off Centers

In addition to the convenient curbside recycling program, the City of Temple also has 2 recycling drop-off centers where recyclable materials can be taken:

  • Solid Waste Complex - 2611 E. Ave H
Take the first left and stop on the scale and check-in
Drop-off Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00 am  - 4:00 pm

  • Recycle Drop-off Center - 602 Jack Baskin Drive
Northeast corner of Avenue H and South 31st Street - Behind the Gober Party House
Drop-off Hours: 24/7

Items Accepted at Recycling drop-off Centers

  • Aluminum Cans
  • Cardboard-all boxes, including cereal(no liners), pizza (without food), and detergent
  • Glass bottles and jars only - all colors
  • Magazines, junk mail, phone books, newspapers, and paperback books
  • Plastics #1-#3  (NOTE: plastics that are easily ripped or tearable are NOT accepted- such as plastic wrap, shrink wrap, etc.) 
  • White Office Paper