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New Recycling Drop-off Locations Now Open

Start Date: September 20, 2013, 5:18 PM
End Date: September 30, 2013, 12:00 AM

City of Lubbock residents now have four permanent drop-off stations:

  • South Milwaukee - 7308 Milwaukee (73rd & Milwaukee, west of the Water ground storage reservoir)
  • North Quaker - 4307 Adrian Street (N. Quaker & Adrian, north of the Water ground storage reservoir)
  • Southside - 1631 84th Street (west of Avenue P)
  • Northside - 208 Municipal Drive (across from Meadowbrook Golf Course)

 

The drop-off sites offer City of Lubbock residents bulky item disposal and recycling opportunities.

 

Hours of operation for all sites are from Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m

 

Residents will be able to recycle the following items, accepted in the City's recycling program: office paper, cardboard, pasteboard, newspaper, plastic PETE1, plastic HDPE2, tin, aluminum, and white good (used appliances). The drop-off stations will include the recycling of 5 gallons or less of used oil, used antifreeze and used oil filters for Do-It-Yourselfers.

 

Residents using the drop-off section designated for the proper disposal of household bulky items, will be asked to present a driver's license with a City of Lubbock address. Per state law, access is exclusive to residents of the City of Lubbock hauling household items from their own single-family residence.

 

A pick-up load or less of the following, are the only items accepted: old furniture, old appliances, scrap metals, and small loads of yard waste.

 

For a listing of accepted items and quantity limitations, please visit our website www.recyclelubbock.org or call Solid Waste Services at 775-2482.