- Public Works
- Solid Waste & Recycling
- Environmental Recycling Center
Environmental Recycling Center
The Environmental Recycling Center is the recycling hub of Abilene, located at 2209 Oak Street. Beyond being a drop-off location for recyclables, the ERC accepts waste products to use/reuse before it is disposed of as hazardous waste, as well as offering a "Recycle Locker" for teachers and students to acquire craft supplies.
This service is available for residents only. No commercial drop offs are accepted.
General Recycling Collection
The following materials are accepted at the Environmental Recycling Center.
We Don't Accept
Household Hazardous Waste Collection
The intent of the Household Hazardous Waste Collection program is to use or reuse a product before it is disposed of as hazardous waste.
We Don't Accept
Household chemicals that are received in a sound container with its original label that clearly states its contents will be placed into the Recycling Re-Store program for free reissue. These products can includes paints, oils, and other chemicals that can be used or reused.
Contact (325) 676-6053 or stop by 2209 Oak Street to drop off, exchange, or pick up these products for free.
Located at the Environmental Recycling Center, the Teacher Recycle Locker is a place where residents can drop off other recyclable items such as:
- Cardboard rolls from paper towels and toilet paper
- Clean baby food jars with lids
- Large coffee cans
- Other items that teachers could use for arts and craft projects
Teachers, students, and families may stop by the locker any time the Environmental Recycling center is open to gather supplies.