Recycling Information

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Residents and visitors are encouraged to reduce waste, pollution and energy usage by recycling products at the Odessa Recycle Center.

The Odessa Recycle Center is located at 816 West 42nd Street.

(Disposal of items at this facility are for residential purposes only.)



Sunday and Monday: Closed

Tuesday-Saturday  9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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The following items can be recycled at the Odessa Recycling Center any time day or night:
  • Cardboard (including food boxes such as cereal boxes) in the Yellow containers
  • Newspaper in the Blue containers
  • Mixed Paper (junk mail, paperback books, shredded paper, paper bags, shredded paper, office or school paper, chipboard)
  • #1 Plastic (clear water or soda bottles) in the Green containers
  • #2 Plastic (thick cloudy plastics such as milk jugs or laundry detergent containers in the Green containers 


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For convenience the following drop off recycling locations are placed throughout the City.


Cardboard only container :

1015 S County Rd W, Odessa, TX 79763 -  Floyd Gwin Park

9201 Rainbow Dr. Odessa, Texas -Lawndale Park

7155 Eastridge (Odessa Fire Station 5 parking lot)

3100 E University Blvd, Odessa, TX 79762 - Jim Parker Park

Plastic and Cardboard container :

907 South Grant (Family Dollar parking lot)

3839 TX-338 Loop, Odessa, TX 79762 - UTPB Soccer Fields

7001 E Yukon Rd- Parks Bell Ranch


Mixed Paper and Newspaper:

1350 E 8th St, Odessa, TX 79761 -Albertsons Market

2751 N County Rd W, Odessa, TX 79764- Albertsons Market

1107 E 42nd St, Odessa, TX 79762  -Lowes Supermarket


Click here to learn about the Household Hazardous Waste Facility, accepted items, items available for reuse and hours of operation.