Metal Trays and Aluminum

Metal Trays and Aluminum

In case you didn’t know, aluminum and metal trays are allowed in the City of Austin blue recycling carts. For metals in the curbside recycling cart you may include: Steel and tin cans Aluminum foil baking pans (from roasts, catering, pies, to-go containers, etc.) Aluminum foil (balled 2 inches or larger) Metal, as with other…

Myths, Rumors, Confusion: Recycling in Austin

Myths, Rumors, Confusion: Recycling in Austin

These are the questions you submitted for clarification on curbside recycling in Austin. We have the contacts and the resources to recycle a ton of items in Austin (we’re so lucky!) we just need to read the material to Recycle Right! Recycling Numbers:The often misidentified “recycling number” inside the little triangle on materials is actually…

Home Improvement

Home Improvement

Many of the homes in my neighborhood are hitting the 10 year mark. As such, a lot of renovations are going on. The last time I put out a Styrofoam request, I received four big boxes worth of material from two bathroom renovation projects! Another neighbor needed to have her sink replaced and kindly asked…