Recycling Information

Pickup Days

Please check your designated recycle pickup date by using our interactive map.

Acceptable Recycling Bins

Resident’s previous recycling bins are being replaced by 48-gallon closed top, wheeled carts which will allow for more recycled items to be disposed of and prevent weather conditions from blowing items into roadways and yards. Items should be placed directly into the cart. If you have additional recyclables and need to bag them, please only use the clear or clear blue, plastic recycling bags so that it is easily identified as recycling and set them out curbside with your carts.

If you have not received a new recycle cart and would like one, please email AmeriWaste or call them at 281-585-3200. Due to a high volume of calls, you may have to leave a message. AmeriWaste will add you to their list and deliver your cart as soon as possible. Until then, you can place your recyclables in a clear or clear blue, plastic bag that may be purchased at a local hardware or discount store.

Acceptable Items

The following is a list of accepted recycling. Please note that glass is now being accepted curbside. Please ensure that all items are clean, dry, and empty to avoid contamination.

  • Aluminum, Bi-metal, and Steel Cans
  • Cardboard
  • Career Stock (i.e. soda can holders, etc.)
  • Envelopes (including those with windows)
  • Glass (all colors)
  • Junk Mail/Newspapers
  • Legal Pad Paper
  • Letterhead/Stationary
  • Magazines
  • Paper (white and colored, also with staples and paperclips is acceptable)
  • Phone Books
  • Plastics (Number 1 through Number 7 are accepted except Number 6, it is not necessary to remove bottle caps from your plastic bottles)
  • Post-It Notes

Items Not Accepted

  • Candy Wrappers
  • Chip Bags
  • Carbon Paper
  • Floor Sweepings
  • Food or Beverage Waste
  • Non-Paper Packing Material
  • Plastic Packaging Wrap
  • Polystyrene (i.e. coffee cups, take out containers, foam packaging, and packing peanuts)
  • Stickers / Labels
  • Tissue Products
  • Tyvek Envelopes

League City Recycling Center

The Vehicle Maintenance Department, located at 1535 Dickinson Avenue, maintains a recycle center where residents can bring their regular recycling, and glass. The center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Please note: The recycling center stopped taking oil and fluids September 1, 2013, however residents can go to any local auto supply store and recycle up to 5 gallons per visit.