Solid Waste Management Department
Ellington Airport/Clear Lake Neighborhood Recycling Center
246 Loop Rd. Houston, TX 77034
This is an unstaffed facility located at Ellington Airport, in the Clear Lake area of Houston
This facility that accepts recyclables at no additional charge to City of Houston residents.
Key Map #617C
Facility Hours:Open 7 days a week
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Funded in part by the City of Houston, Houston-Galveston Area Council and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, this site accepts a variety of items.
View map with featuring depository/recycling centers city wide.
The following items accepted at the Ellington Airport/Clear Lake Recycling Center:
- Ad inserts
- Aerosol Cans
- Aluminum Cans
- Glass bottles and Jars
- Plastics #1-#5 and #7 (toys, packing materials, flower pots, Styrofoam, or plastic furniture are not accepted)
- Steel cans
- Telephone Books
- Tin cans
Junk Waste and Tree Waste, or garbage are 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 Tree Waste or Junk Waste collection schedule.
Electronics Donation and RecyclingElectronic products are made from valuable resources and materials, including metals, plastics, and glass, all of which require energy to mine and manufacture. Donating or recycling consumer electronics conserves our natural resources and avoids air and water pollution, as well as greenhouse gas emissions that are caused by manufacturing virgin materials.
- Visit EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency for more information on where to recycle electronics.
Once a month drop-off sites:
Increased safety protocol due to Covid-19: Residents will be required to wear a mask or face covering when talking to staff on site. Residents are encouraged to place items for drop-off in their trunk for easy contactless unloading.
The City of Houston is offering an electronic recycling drop-off day once a month at the Ellington Airport/Clear Lake Neighborhood Recycling Center to residents. On the 2nd (second) Saturday of each month residents, no businesses please, are invited to recycle their unwanted televisions, computers, monitors, printers, hard drives and other electronic devices. There is NO COST to the resident to drop-off their electronics for recycling.
- When: 2nd (second) Saturday of each month
- Where: Ellington Airport/Clear Lake Neighborhood Recycling Center
- Time: 9:00 am till 3:00 pm.
- Event Flyer: E-Waste Recycling - Clear Lake
Houston-Area Depository and Recycling LocationsNeighborhood Depository/Recycling Centers
- North - 9003 N Main 77022
- Northwest - 14400 Sommermeyer 77041
- Northeast - 5565 Kirkpatrick 77028
- Southeast - 2240 Central Street 77017
- South - 5100 Sunbeam 77033
- Southwest - 10785 SW Freeway 77074
Disposal LinksProper disposal of materials is key to a healthy, clean environment. Visit each link for additional information.