What can be recycled in my cart?

The recycle cart has information on the lid that lists “acceptable items”:

  • No Glass (This should be disposed of as regular trash)
  • All loose paper
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Corrugated & boxboard cardboard (No pizza boxes; these should be disposed of as regular trash)
  • Steel & tin cans
  • Aluminum containers
  • Household plastics #1 to #7 (Excluding Styrofoam)

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1. Where can I find my solid waste service days schedule?
2. What do I do to report a missed service?
3. What is the default cart size?
4. Can I get a larger/smaller cart?
5. Why can’t I continue to use other trash containers?
6. What are the benefits of using roll carts for the collection of trash and recycling?
7. What is the cost for getting a cart and maintenance cost for the carts?
8. What if I want an extra cart?
9. How do the new carts get serviced each week?
10. What can be recycled in my cart?
11. Do I have to sort the recyclables in the new carts?
12. What if I can’t roll my cart to the curb, due to health reasons?
13. What if I have an issue regarding my trash or recyclables services?
14. When do I have to have my carts put out for service and put them away after service?
15. How do I dispose of yard waste?
16. When did Missouri City begin the Municipal Solid Waste Program?