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Tarleton Recycling

Items we can recycle:

  • Paper: Office paper, computer paper, envelopes, fax paper, paper ream wrappers, newspapers, all shredded paper, all magazines and books, including phone books, file folders (manila or pastel), All cardboard. **Staples and paper clips are OK.
  • Plastic: Clear water and soft drink bottles, bubble wrap, shrink wrap, clear, black and white trash bags.
  • Metal: Aluminum cans, tin cans (food must be rinsed out), scrap metal, and copper.
  • Miscellaneous: Automotive batteries, electric motors, hot water heaters, all appliances (Freon gas must be removed).

Items we are not able to recycle at this time are as follows:

  • Glass
  • Tires
  • Wax or Plastic Coated Paper
  • Colored Plastic Bottles or Jugs
  • Electronic Equipment
  • Plastic Folders

When & Where

Thank you for your support!


Recycling products can be dropped off at

  • Recycle Center located at the University Farm past the horse pens. 254-968-8059
  • Environmental Services office at 511 N. Neblett St. (Tarleton Campus by Facilities Maintenance)


Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm 

No weekend or holiday drop offs at the Recycle Center.

For additional information or to contact Environmental Services