Residents and visitors are encouraged to reduce waste, pollution and energy usage by recycling products at the Odessa Recycle Center. If you have questions or for more information, contact (432) 999-0404.
The City of Odessa is changing its recycling program and will no longer accept large amounts of cardboard at its Solid Waste Facility or neighborhood collection centers. If you only have a small quantity of cardboard and plastic to recycle, you can still visit the recycling center at 814 W. 42nd St in Odessa.
However, if you have a large quantity of cardboard and plastic to recycle, you must go to Butts Recycling at 26 W Industrial Loop in Midland, TX. You can also contact them at (432) 687-0088.
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 (Small Quantities)
- Newspaper in the Blue containers
- Number 1 Plastic (clear water or soda bottles) in the Green containers
- Number 2 Plastic (thick cloudy plastics such as milk jugs or laundry detergent containers in the Green containers
Get Money for Items
The Recycling Center is now buying:
- Aluminum Cans
- Car Batteries
Drop Off Recycling Locations
For convenience drop off recycling locations are placed throughout the City.
Household Hazardous Waste Facility
Learn about the Household Hazardous Waste Facility, accepted items, items available for reuse and hours of operation by viewing the Household Hazardous Waste Facility page.
Recycle, Reduce & Reuse Video