Single Stream Recycling ProgramThe City of Lakeway began single stream recycling on April 1, 2013.
Annual Recycling Facts
Paper ProductsCorrugated cardboard, boxboard containers, food boxes (such as dry food boxes and frozen food containers), soda and beverage boxes and carriers, shoe boxes, newspapers (including slick paper inserts), magazines, catalogs, telephone books, wrapping paper, sticky notes, paperback books, paper bags, Kraft paper, chipboard, junk mail, junk mail inserts, residential mixed paper, high-grade paper, white and colored ledger, copier paper, office paper, laser printer paper, computer paper (including continuous-formed, perforated white bond or green bar paper), book paper, cotton fiber content paper, duplicator paper, form bond, paper envelopes, facsimile paper, manila folders.
Aluminum or Steel CansRemove food product. Rinse. Labels may be left on.
PLEASE: NO aluminum foil, coat hangers, paint or solvent containers, or aerosols.
Plastics - #1 through #7Plastic containers: #1 through #7 (excluding plastic bags and expanded polystyrene), such as bottles, cups, jugs, bowls, plastic eating utensils, other rigid plastics such as buckets, baskets, carriers, crates, toys (free of metal), laundry baskets, lawn furniture, pots and trays, dish drainers, trash cans, metal beverage containers with or without paper labels, rings and caps or lids.
Glass (including bottles and jars with paper labels, rings, and caps or lids). Excludes window glass, Pyrex, porcelain, china, ceramics and light bulbs.
Printer CartridgesPrinter cartridges may be taken to Office Depot or OfficeMax stores for recycling.
Light Bulb Recycling ServicesBatteries Plus Bulbs recycles the following bulb and lighting products:
|Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs||Fluorescent Tubes||Circular Fluorescent|
|U Bend Fluorescent||Plastic Coated and Shatter Shield||Spot/Floor Lamps|
|UV and Germicidal Lamps||Incandescent||Halogen|
|Cold Cathode||Metal Halide||High Pressure Sodium|
While there are several Batteries Plus Bulbs stores in the Austin area, the closest to Lakeway is located at 6317 Bee Caves Road. Their phone number is 512-327-5002.
E-WasteThe following items are recycled by Staples stores. Several locations are in Austin; however, the closest to Lakeway is at 4301 W. William Cannon. Their phone number is 512-892-0792.
Electronics - Staples
|All-in one computers||Fax machines (desktop)||Routers|
|Cable/satellite receivers||Flash drives||Scanners (desktop)|
|Calculators||Gaming consoles (handheld)||Shredders|
|Camcorders||GPS devices||Small servers|
|CD/DVD/Blu-ray players||Hard drives||Stereo receivers|
|Computer speakers||iPod/mp3 players||Tablets (trade-in eligible)|
|Connected home devices||Keyboards & mice||Video streaming devices|
|Copiers (desktop)||Laptops (trade-in eligible)||UPS/battery backup devices|
|Cordless phones||Mobile phones||Webcams|
|Digital cameras||Monitors (LCD, LED, CRT)|
TVs & Electronics - Best Buy
12909 Shops at the Galleria
Recycling is intended for residents only, not businesses or organizations.
Products recycled for free. (Limit: three items per household per day.)
|Battery backups (UPS)||Internet TV Set-Top Box/Satellite receivers||Remotes/Surge Protectors|
|Cables & Connectors||Portable DVD||TiVo|
|Direct TV Set-Top Box/Converters||Portable Media Players||TV Antennas|
|DVD/Blu-Ray Players||Power Inverters||VCRs|
|In-Dash Overhead DVD|
Products recycled for a $25 fee per item. (Limit: two TVs per household per day.)
- Tube TVs smaller than 32"
- Flat Panel TVs: LCD, plasma, LED smaller than 50"
- Portable TVs
Check the Best Buy website for their recycling programs for computers and tablets, cell phones and radios, and appliances.
Computer EquipmentThe Texas Computer Equipment Recycling Act went into effect Sept. 1, 2008. The law requires manufacturers to provide Texas household consumers with free and reasonably convenient collection, re-use, and recycling opportunities for certain devices.
For more information, visit www.TexasRecyclesComputers.org.