Westpark Consumer Recycling Center
Located at Hwy. 59S between Chimney Rock & Fountain View
This facility that accepts recyclables at no additional charge to City of Houston residents.
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Facility Hours:Monday through Saturday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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The Westpark Consumer Recycling Center at 5900 Westpark is a drive-through facility where citizens of Houston can drop off their recyclables. Currently, more than 11,000 citizens per month bring their recyclables to the center.
The following items are accepted at the Westpark Consumer Recycling Center
• Ad Inserts
• Aerosol Cans
• Aluminum Cans
Note: Westpark and the ESC locations will accept lead acid & rechargeable batteries for recycling. The list includes: car and motorized vehicles & equipment batteries; lithium - ion (Li-ION), nickel metal hydride (Ni-MH) and nickel cadmium (Ni-CD) batteries. Alkaline batteries and batteries not listed will not be accepted.
You may safely dispose of 9V and 6V batteries by taping their terminals, sealing them in a plastic bag, and then tossing them in the trash.
• B.O.P.A. ( Batteries, Used Oil, Latex Paint and Antifreeze)
• Computers & Computer Equipment
• Fluorescent Bulbs
• Glass bottles and Jars (presorted by color preferred: clear, green and brown )
• Home Office Paper
• Magazines & Shopping Catalogs
• Metal Coat Hangars
• Oil Filters
• Plastics #1-7 (toys, packing materials,
flower pots, or plastic furniture are not
• Plastic Grocery Bags & Clear Plastic Film (includes
shrink wrap and dry cleaner bags; remove all paper
tags and receipts)
• Residential Electronic Scrap (small electrical
• Steel cans
• Styrofoam Blocks and Food Service Items (plastic #6 that is clean; no peanuts; no rubber or foam sheets)
• Telephone Books
• Tin cans
• Tires (car tires; maximum of 5 per customer)
• Unwanted mail
The Westpark Recycling Center now accepts Styrofoam (plastic #6). We've prepared a few frequently asked questions to help provide information that you may need here.
Items Not Accepted
Junk Waste and Tree Waste, or garbage is not accepted at this facility. Please visit one of the SWMD Neighborhood Depositories/Recycling Centers to properly handle these materials or for curbside service, refer to your Garbage, Tree Waste or Junk Waste collection schedule.
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