Recycling Centers

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Recycling North Walmart

What We Accept

  • Aluminum cans, donated
  • Bi-metal cans
  • Cardboard
  • Newspapers, magazines, office paper, and junk mail
  • Scrap metal, white goods, and appliances containing refrigerant gasses

We Cannot Accept

  • Concrete
  • Furniture
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Plastics (milk jugs/soda bottles/water bottles)
  • Wood products such as fencing or framing lumber


Brush (tree limbs, yard waste) is accepted at the Abilene Brush Center.

  1. Product Exchange Program
  2. Teacher Recycle Locker

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The intent of the program is to use/reuse a product before it is disposed of as hazardous waste.

We Accept

  • Acids and drain cleaners
  • Aerosol cans
  • Antifreeze, brake fluid, and transmission fluid
  • Automotive style and rechargeable batteries
  • Do-It-Yourself oil and oil filters
  • Fertilizers and pesticides
  • Hobby supplies
  • Paints
  • Poisons
  • Pool chemicals
  • Solvents and degreasers


Tires are accepted but require a processing fee:

  • Passenger tires are $2 each
  • Truck tires are $5 each
  • Tires larger than 24.5 inches cannot be accepted.
  • An additional charge of $3 will be made for any tire on a rim

We Cannot Accept

  • Ammunition - Contact the Abilene Police Department
  • Any containers not clearly labeled specifying the contents
  • Biologically active substances
  • Containers larger than one gallon (unless arrangements are made with the collection manager)
  • Pressurized gas cylinders
  • Products containing dioxins or 2-4-5T
  • Radioactive materials
  • Waste generated by business and industry

We Offer

  • Product exchange program
  • Home chemicals that are received in a sound container with its original label that clearly states its contents will be placed into the program for free reissue