Plastic - Containers and Rigids

= Tucson Clean & Beautiful Member/Partner
  • Aveda Institute
    Accepts plastic bottle caps marked with the number 5 recycling symbol (PP/Polypropylene) for recycling in to new plastic caps for company products.
  • Aveda La Encantada
    Accepts plastic bottle caps marked with the number 5 recycling symbol (PP/Polypropylene) for recycling in to plastic caps for company products.
  • Can-It Recycling Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Purchases aluminum cans, steel, copper, brass, and plastic bottles. Offers containerized collection services for large quantities of scrap metal.
  • City of Tucson Environmental Services/Do More Blue Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Plastic bottles, jugs and all containers # 1-7 (including attached caps) and rigid plastics may be recycled in the Blue Barrel and at neighborhood recycling centers. (No plastic bags or foam accepted).
    (520) 791-5000
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  • City of Tucson Household Hazardous Waste Program Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Accepts clean, reusable 5 gallon plastic buckets and lids. Friday/Saturday (except July 4, Christmas & New Year) plus rotating 2nd Saturday outreach sites, 8 AM-noon. Small business waste assistance program: (520) 690-5749.
  • City of Tucson Household Hazardous Waste Program - East Outreach Site Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Enter from Prudence Rd. Accepts clean, reusable 5 gallon plastic buckets and lids. 1st Saturday monthly, 8 AM-12 noon (excludes 4th of July and New Year's Day holidays). Volunteers accepted, call (520) 690-5749. Training required before volunteer date.
  • City of Tucson Los Reales Landfill Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    (Enter at Los Reales Rd. and Craycroft Rd. - south of I-10) - Accepts small quantities of automotive and household batteries (except disposable alkaline) from households free of charge at ABOP disposal area (Commercial hazardous waste not accepted). Open Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Saturday 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Household Hazardous Waste items accepted Tuesday-Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Also hosts a Neighborhood Recycling Center, for free recycling dropoff during business hours.
    The City of Tucson is a TCB Program Partner.
  • Clements Center at Lincoln Park (Ward 4) Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Open as of Thursday, June 22, 2017. (Poinciana Dr. is east from Pantano Rd. between Escalante Rd. and Irvington Rd.) - Neighborhood Recycling Center operated by City of Tucson Environmental Services. Accepts Blue Barrel recyclables: aluminum & steel cans, glass bottles & jars, all plastics (except bags or foam) including bottles and containers # 1-7, rigid plastics, cardboard, newspaper, magazines, office paper, phone books, milk cartons, and drink boxes.
  • Desert Survivors
    Accepts black plastic plant pots, especially 1 gallon and larger. Other colors and sizes of reusable pots may be available free of charge.
  • Eastside City Hall (Ward 2) Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Site open as of Friday, June 23, 2017 (replaces Udall Park recycling center which is now closed). North side of Speedway Blvd., 1 block east of Prudence Rd. - Neighborhood Recycling Center operated by City of Tucson Environmental Services. Accepts Blue Barrel recyclables: aluminum & steel cans, glass bottles & jars, all plastics (except bags or foam) including bottles and containers # 1-7, rigid plastics, cardboard, newspaper, magazines, office paper, phone books, milk cartons, and drink boxes.
  • Eegee's Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Sells clean, used 5 gallon plastic buckets and lids.
  • Iskashitaa Refugee Harvesting Network
    Refugees from around the world harvest excess fruits, vegetables and nuts from Tucson area residential yards, free of charge. Donations of plastic buckets, bins and crates are also accepted, for collection and storage of harvested goods. Accepts clothing and household appliances such as sewing machines and related supplies for repair and distribution to refugees’ homes to enable self-sufficiency.
  • Kalil Bottling Company
    Reused plastic and metal 55-gallon drums, as well as 5-gallon plastic buckets with metal or plastic handles and with or without lids, available for sale. Dial extension 147 for assistance. Tucson Clean and Beautiful member.
  • Lowe’s
    All locations accept plastic bags, consumer (non-automotive) rechargeable batteries, compact fluorescent light bulbs, plastic plant trays, pots, and plant tags for recycling.
  • Lowe’s
    All locations accept plastic bags, consumer (non-automotive) rechargeable batteries, compact fluorescent light bulbs, plastic plant trays, pots, and plant tags for recycling.
  • Lowe’s
    All locations accept plastic bags, consumer (non-automotive) rechargeable batteries, compact fluorescent light bulbs, plastic plant trays, pots, and plant tags for recycling.
  • Lowe's
    All Lowe\'s locations accept plastic bags, consumer (non-automotive) rechargeable batteries, compact fluorescent light bulbs, plastic plant trays, pots, and plant tags for recycling.
  • Mansfield Park Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    (West side of 4th Ave. one block south of Grant) - Ward 3 designated Neighborhood Recycling Center operated by City of Tucson Environmental Services. Accepts Blue Barrel recyclables: aluminum & steel cans, glass bottles & jars, all plastics (except bags or foam) including bottles and containers # 1-7, rigid plastics, cardboard, newspaper, magazines, office paper, phone books, milk cartons, and drink boxes.
  • Norma's Recycling Center Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Purchases aluminum cans, plastic bottles # 1 (PET/PETE) and # 2 (HDPE), and glass bottles, by the pound. Accepts drop offs between 8 and 3. Closed on Wednesday and Sunday.
  • Patrick K. Hardesty Midtown Multi-Service Center Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    (West side of Alvernon Way just north of 22nd St.) - Ward 6 designated Neighborhood Recycling Center operated by City of Tucson Environmental Services. Accepts Blue Barrel recyclables: aluminum & steel cans, glass bottles & jars, all plastics (except bags or foam) including bottles and containers # 1-7, rigid plastics, cardboard, newspaper, magazines, office paper, phone books, milk cartons, and drink boxes.
  • Pima County Ajo Landfill
    (Operated by Tucson Recycling & Waste Services) - Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to noon, except holidays. Materials accepted vary by location. Please call or visit online for updated information.
  • Pima County Catalina Transfer Station
    (Operated by Tucson Recycling & Waste Services) - Accepts automotive and household batteries (except disposable alkaline) at ABOP disposal area. Monday through Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. excluding holidays.
  • Pima County Ryan Field Transfer Station
    (operated by Tucson Recycling & Waste Services) - Accepts automotive and household batteries (except disposable alkaline) at ABOP disposal area. Thursday through Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. excluding holidays.
  • Pima County Sahuarita Transfer Station
    (Operated by Tucson Recycling & Waste Services) - Accepts automotive and household batteries (except disposable alkaline) at ABOP disposal area. Monday through Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. excluding holidays.
  • Plastics Recovery, Inc.
    Specializes in recycling post-industrial thermal plastics (no residential or post-consumer plastic products accepted).
  • The Fairfax Companies, LLC - Ina Road Land Reclamation Facility
    Purchases PET plastic and aluminum cans along with scrap metals and cardboard, and accepts HDPE and mixed rigid plastics plus newspaper and office paper for recycling. Drop-off fees may apply for other material. Call for details. Commercial collection service available.
    TCB Member.
  • The Fairfax Companies, LLC - Speedway Recycling and Landfill Facility Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Purchases PET plastic along with scrap metals and cardboard, and accepts HDPE and mixed rigid plastics plus newspaper and office paper for recycling. Drop-off fees may apply for other material. Call for details. Commercial collection service available.
    TCB Member.
  • The Scrap Yard
    Purchases a variety of metals, appliances, electronics and plastics. No CRT televisions or computer monitors accepted (only flat screens accepted for recycling). For a more detailed list of accepted items visit the website or call.
  • Trees for Tucson Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    Accepts black plastic plant containers (5 gallon and 15 gallon size) for reuse. Pickup available for quantities of at least 5 containers.
  • Ward 1 Designated Site Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    (Enter from San Juan Trail, on the west side of Mission Rd. south of Silverlake Rd.) - replaces the Kennedy Park recycling center which has closed. - Ward 1 designated Neighborhood Recycling Center operated by City of Tucson Environmental Services. Accepts Blue Barrel recyclables: aluminum & steel cans, glass bottles & jars, all plastics (except bags or foam) including bottles and containers # 1-7, rigid plastics, cardboard, newspaper, magazines, office paper, phone books, milk cartons, and drink boxes.
  • Ward 5 Council Office Servicio al cliente disponible en español
    (West side of Park Ave. between Ajo Way and Fair St.) - Operated by City of Tucson Environmental Services. Accepts Blue Barrel recyclables: aluminum & steel cans, glass bottles & jars, all plastics (except bags or foam) including bottles and containers # 1-7, rigid plastics, cardboard, newspaper, magazines, office paper, phone books, milk cartons, drink boxes.
  • Zee's and Southwestern Mineral
    Accepts 5 gallon plastic buckets for reuse.