We are working in conjunction with The Baton Rouge Fire Department and The Red Cross to assist the flood victims in Louisiana. We are reaching out to the City of Tyler residents who would like to help by bringing items to our Recycle Center to be delivered to the Baton Rouge area.
The City of Tyler Recycle Center will be accepting donations of the following items:
PLEASE DO NOT BRING USED CLOTHING OR USED SHOES.
Shop vacs, Fans (small shop and box fans, not industrial), Extension Cords, Squeegees, Work Gloves, Contractor Trash Bags, Dollies (with rubber wheels), Flat Utility Shovels, Wheel Barrels, Brooms, Mops, New Shoes (all sizes, men, women, children), Portable generators.
Additional organizations are requesting the following items:
Toiletries, Tampons/pads (super), Water, Sports drinks, Rubber hair ties, Bug repellent, Rubbermaid bins (medium & large), Ziploc bags, Grocery bags, Cots, New blankets Diapers, Wipes, Formula, Children and infant Tylenol, Advil, Tylenol, Excedrin, Masks, New pillows, new wash rags, new undergarments and new socks (please place these items in plastic bags to keep moisture out).
We will be updating the list as new needs arise. PLEASE BRING THE REQUESTED ITEMS ONLY.
The recycle center is open Monday through Friday from 7:15 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. It is located at 418 N. Bois D'Arc Ave. in downtown Tyler.
WE WOULD LIKE TO START DELIVERING ITEMS TO BATON ROUGE ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 23RD AND CONTINUE WITH MORE DELIVERIES WHEN THERE IS A FULL LOAD.