Pharr Recycling Center
We are located at 1015 E Ferguson Avenue in Pharr.
Please drive through area in back for large loads, electronics or oil.
Thank you for helping us keep Pharr GREEN and CLEAN!
Call us today at: (956) 402-4360 or email us at
email@example.com. We are open from 8am until 5pm, M-F. for tire and oil collection.
Drop off area is open to the public 24hours a day.
List of Accepted Items (please rinse all items before recycling)
Paper: Newspaper, office paper, magazines, cardboard. We ask that you flatten cardboard so we can accommodate recycle bins.
Clean Plastic: Plastic, (coded # 1 & 2 only), milk, water jugs, cleaning bottles, shampoo bottles, water bottles, and related plastics with appropriate recycle code on container. (please rinse all containers that have food).
Cans/Metal/Tin: Aluminum & tin, aerosol cans, tin cans or soda cans.
Computers (Electronic-waste)- Now accepting electronic-waste such as: computer desktops, hard drives, peripherals and microwaves etc.
Dry Cell (Single-use and rechargeable)Batteries – Now accepting batteries for recycling.
Fluorescent Light Bulbs – Now accepting fluorescent light bulbs! Receptacle located inside office. You can also drop off bulbs at Lowes or Home Depot.
Cell phones and Batteries: Now accepting used cell phones and batteries at the main recycling center office.
Ink jet cartridges/toners: A drop off box for ink jet cartridges and toners is located at the Pharr Memorial Library as well as at our main facility.
Used Motor oil: Used motor oil, oil filters and antifreeze. Remember, if you dump it, you drink it! It is illegal to dispose of oil in our drains.
Glass: All glass.
Fluorescent Lamps: All fluorescent lamps can be dropped of at our recycling center.
Household Items/Trash: Tires, (we allow 5 tires per household, after which a fee of $1.50 will be assessed, trash and tires will be accepted during Operation Clean Sweep pending residency verification.
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)-Under state and federal law, hazardous household products CAN be disposed of in your household trash as long as they are derived from a home and not a business and no quantities over 200 gallons. Please refer to the Environmental Protective Agency (EPA) website for more detailed information regarding state and federal law. http://www.epa.gov/wastes/inforesources/pubs/hw_waste.htm .
The Pharr Recycling Center is currently not licensed to receive Household Hazardous Waste due to state regulations.
Christmas trees and Brush-Will be accepted for compost every season beginning December 27. Please bring your trees for proper disposal to the Pharr Events Center, Pepe Salinas Civic Center and the Pharr Recycling Center. Remove ornaments from your tree prior to disposal. Brush can be left at your regular brush pick up schedule.
Items we do NOT Accept: Styrofoam, bubble wrap, liquids, hazardous waste, grass or leaves, contaminated materials, wood pallets, ceramics, wax paper or laminated paper, or plastic NOT numbered with a number #1 or #2 usually located on bottom of bin or container. Please rinse items when recycling to avoid contamination.