Kaufman County does not have curbside recycling. However residents may drop off their recyclables at one of the three locations below.
Kaufman Recycling Center
East First North @ Alton Sts. Kaufman, TX
(co-located with Kaufman Citizens Convenience Station)
Hours: Wednesday - Saturday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Materials Accepted: Aluminum cans, steel cans,
newspaper, magazines, telephone books, office paper, glass containers, plastics #1-7
Free recycling: Oil and oil filters can be recycled at Pct. 1 maintenance barn at 600 N. Nash in Kaufman
Brush can be dropped off for chipping at Pct. 1 barn
Free self serve mulch can be picked up at this site.
Solid waste disposal with permit at this location.
Terrell Recycling Center
CR 319 (N. of Terrell between FM 429N and Hwy. 34)Terrell, TX
(co-located with Terrell Citizens Convenience Station)
Wed. - Sat. 8 a.m. –4 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Materials Accepted: Aluminum cans, steel cans, newspaper, office paper, telephone books, magazines, paperback books, oil and oil filters, plastic bottles and jugs, brush.
Precinct 4 – Kaufman County Eco-Station
Located on US 175 and Plainview Drive
(6520 Plainview Drive, Kemp, TX 75143)
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Materials Accepted: Aluminum, Cardboard (No waxed cardboard accepted. Please break down boxes before placing them in container.), Batteries (car, lithium, and rechargeable)
Eye Glasses, Glass bottles
Metal , Motor Oil and oil filters
Newspaper, shredded paper, office paper, magazines and junk mail
Plastics #1 and #2 (look for national recycling symbol with number on bottom of bottles)
Tires—limit 4 tires per person per day
Tin—household food cans must be rinsed.
Free recycling: Oil and oil filters can also be recycled at Pct. 3 maintenance barn at 601 E. Nash in Terrell.
Solid Waste Disposal with permit at this location.