City of Tyler Recycling Center

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The City of Tyler Solid Waste Department offers a free self-service drop off center that is open six days a week.     


The downtown Recycling Center is available to anyone in the East Texas Region.     


The recycle center also accepts vehicles. (A title is required to show proof of ownership).


 For more information on these services, click on the links to the left of this page.

We are always interested in hearing from our customers, so please e-mail your questions by clicking here.


Fun Facts
  • A compact fluorescent light bulb uses 75 per cent less energy than a traditional bulb and lasts up to 4 years! 
  • Americans throw away enough aluminum in three months to rebuild all of our commercial airplanes.
  • Recycling one ton of paper saves one acre of trees. 
  • The energy saved from recycling one glass bottle will light a 100-watt bulb for four hours. 

If you know of a school group or civic organization that would like to have a tour of our Recycling Center or a presentation on how we recycle in Tyler, please call   903-531-1348.  

About Composting
Learn how easy composting can be! CLICK HERE.

Recycling Trailer

For Information on reserving the Recycle Trailer for Special Recycle Events, please click here

Recycling Links



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