City offices holiday closure planned for Jan. 2; trash pickup schedule unaffected
City offices, including the Clay Madsen Recreation Center, Municipal Court, Baca Center and Utility Billing Office will be closed Monday, Jan. 2 for New Years. Utility bills and court-related fines can be paid online. The current Library is closed permanently in advance to its move to a new building located at 200 E. Liberty Ave, which will open on Jan. 28, 2023.
Residential and commercial trash pickup, which is provided through Central Texas Refuse, will remain on its regular schedule through New Years.
Holiday recycling tips
The City of Round Rock contracts with Central Texas Refuse to deliver your trash to the landfill and recyclables to a single-stream recycling facility. It’s important to take some simple steps to avoid contaminating your recycling container:
- Break down cardboard boxes from online shopping to ensure you have enough room for all recyclables in your recycling bin.
- Recycling the wrong items can result in the entire contents of a recycling bin ending up in the landfill. Detach non-recyclable items from recyclable items, and do not place food-contaminated items, such as used paper plates or pizza boxes, in your recycling bin.
- Laminated wrapping paper, or paper that is decorated with foil or glitter, cannot be recycled. Save wrapping paper for future use when possible, and remove all bows and ribbons from wrapping paper that is recyclable before tossing it in your bin. Bows and ribbons cannot be recycled.
- Styrofoam cannot be placed in your curbside recycling bin.
Christmas Tree Recycling
Need to recycle your Christmas tree? Trees can be recycled at the Round Rock Recycling Center, 310 Deepwood Drive — see holiday season schedule below. The trees will be shredded into mulch which is free to Round Rock residents for pickup at the recycling center. Be sure to remove all decorations, nails, wires, ornaments, tree stands, lights and tinsel before bringing in your tree.
Round Rock Brush Recycling Center Holiday Hours:
Tuesday, Dec. 27 – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 31 – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 2 – closed
*Regular business hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
*The City of Round Rock will host Christmas tree recycling events on Saturday, Dec. 31 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 7 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Round Rock Brush Recycling Center located at 310 Deepwood Drive
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Source: City of Round Rock