Recycling in McKinney


The City of McKinney offers an automated recycling collection system that uses a blue 65-gallon recycling cart. Recycling collection is on the same day as your trash collection. Be sure to place your recycling cart approximately three feet from your trash cart.

  1. Acceptable Items
  2. Christmas Trees
  3. Compost
  4. Electronics
  5. Recycling Drop-off
  6. Styrofoam (EPS)
  7. Yard Waste

 Acceptable Recyclable Items

  • Aluminum, steel, tin cans
  • Cardboard
  • Cartons
  • Catalogs
  • Glass bottles or jars
  • Junk mail
  • Magazines
  • Newspaper
  • Phone books
  • Plastics 1-5, 7

Unacceptable Items

  • Packing Peanuts
  • Styrofoam