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Texas City Biosphere

Recycling & Bulky Item Disposal

3301 Loop 197 North
Texas City, TX 77590
Phone: (409) 643-5810

Monday through Saturday: 8am - 4pm
Sunday: Noon - 4pm
Closed on City holidays.

Recyclable Items

  • aluminum
  • clear and colored glass
  • plastics #1 & #2
  • steel
  • used motor oil
  • cardboard
  • newspapers and magazines
  • Items NOT Accepted

  • automobile batteries
  • paint
  • toxic or hazardous waste
  • roofing materials
  • Free Mulch

    Tree limbs are put through our grinder and recycled
    into mulch which is made available to the public.

    • Single-grind mulch is FREE to anyone
      (limit 2 cubic yards)
    • Double-grind mulch and compost is FREE
       for Texas City residents only 
      (limit 2 cubic yards)

    Disposable Items

  • tree limbs
  • household appliances
  • debris from minor home remodeling jobs
  • Curbside Recycling

    Curbside recycling options are monitored on an ongoing basis. Staff briefs the Mayor on changes with the recycling industry. We anticipate recycling markets to need another year or two to stabilize before a curbside program could be effective.

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