The Woodlands Recycling Guide
What You Can Drop Off at Recycle Centers
All containers must be rinsed clean and free of food or liquids. This schedule and list is subject to change. Questions? Contact The Woodlands Township, Environmental Services Department at
In addition to all of the foregoing items, Montgomery County Precinct 3 Recycling & ReUse Facility operates the Precinct 3 Citizen's Collection Facility at 1122 Pruitt Road in Spring for many other types of recyclable waste. The facility is open Monday through Saturday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Montgomery County holidays excluded.
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Enhanced Curbside Recycling
For curbside pick-up, use the 96-gallon recycling cart with the yellow lid to place all your standard recyclables together, no sorting or bagging. Please rinse cans, bottles and containers. Only clean paper products are recyclable.
Please rinse containers, bottles, cans, and jars. Clean paper products only! Place recycling cart at the curb by 7 a.m. on your service day.
- Milk, juice and soup cartons
- Glass bottles and jars
clear, brown or green
- Rigid plastic bottles, jars and containers
Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7.
- Corrugated cardboard and paperboard, cereal boxes and tubes
- Books, phone books, catalogs and magazines.
- Office and school paper, Junk mail, Brown paper bags
- Aluminum cans and foil - rinsed tin or steel cans
- NO plastic bags
- NO pizza boxes.
Other Recyclable Items
While everything that can be recycled cannot be placed in the residential recycle bins, there are several recycling centers in or near The Woodlands Texas. There may be other items which are eligible for recycling at this facility as well, and some on this list that are not available from time to time. Contact the Precinct 3 Recycling & ReUse Facility at 281.367 7283 281 367 SAVE (7283) to ensure the items you want to recycle are being accepted.
Some items for recycling at Precinct 3 Citizen's Collection Facility may incur a nominal fee; check the Precinct 3 fee schedule for pricing. On Wednesdays and Saturdays, certain household hazardous waste may also be recycled for a nominal fee. A complete list of Household Chemical Waste items accepted and not accepted can be found here.
There may be other items which are eligible for recycling at this facility as well, and some on this list that are not available from time to time. Contact the Precinct 3 Recycling & ReUse Facility at 281.367 7283 281 367 SAVE (7283) to ensure the items you want to recycle are being accepted.
- Styrofoam – seperated from other materials
- TV and CPU monitors
- Fax, scanner and printers
- Other Electronics
- Residential Home Improvement, wood and miscellaneous landfill items
- Appliances and miscellaneous metal
- Motor Oil
- Oil Filters
- (old) Gasoline
Where to take Recyclable Items
31354 Friendship Drive, 77354
Monday - Saturday
7:00 am – 5:00 pm
(Except for County Holidays)
1122 Pruitt Road, Spring, 77380
Monday through Saturday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed from 11:30 to 12:30 for lunch
The Woodlands Recycling Center
5310 Research Forest Drive 77387
Hours: Wednesday 4 to 7 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Phone: This facility does not have a phone onsite.
Do you recycle?
Plastic bags & bagged recyclables don’t belong in recycling containers – they pose safety hazards for workers & contaminate other recyclables.