Monday, March 8, 2021

City launches online scheduling tool for Recycle & Reuse Drop-Off Center appointments.


City launches online scheduling tool for Recycle & Reuse Drop-Off Center appointments.
Center reopens by appointment only, starting March 9.
 
AUSTIN, TEXAS – Austin Resource Recovery (ARR), a City of Austin Department, has launched an online scheduling tool for Austin and Travis County residents to schedule drop-off appointments at the Recycle & Reuse Drop-Off Center (RRDOC) at 2514 Business Center Drive. The RRDOC was temporarily closed in December when the City moved into Stage 5 health and safety restrictions. After repairing damages sustained during winter storm Uri, and with movement back into Stage 4, the center is ready to reopen by appointment only, starting Tuesday, March 9.
 
Face coverings and social distancing must be maintained by all visitors. Accepted items include household hazardous waste, electronics, tires, plastic bags, Styrofoam, and clothing and housewares. Schedule an appointment on the Austin Recycles App, or at austintexas.gov/dropoff.
 
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About Austin Resource Recovery
Austin Resource Recovery provides a wide range of services designed to transform waste into resources while keeping our community clean. Services include curbside collection of recycling, trash, yard trimmings and large brush and bulk items; street sweeping; dead animal collection; household hazardous waste disposal and recycling; and outreach and education. Austin Resource Recovery offers free, voluntary, and confidential consulting services to help Austin businesses reduce waste and comply with the City's recycling ordinances. In December 2011, the Austin City Council approved the Austin Resource Recovery Master Plan, which is the City's roadmap to Zero Waste. The City of Austin is committed to reducing the amount of waste sent to area landfills by 90 percent by 2040. Learn more at austinrecycles.com.

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