Cuero Collection and Recycling Drop off Center

Disposal Rates - Per Load

  • Charges may be added to your City Utility Bill if so desire by bringing current utility bill.
  • 200 Lbs or less...................................................................$15
  • *In addition to each pound thereafter................................$0.10
The Cuero Collection and Recycling Drop Off Center will not accept the following items:
  • Materials classified as hazardous waste.
  • Any other materials restricted by landfill and/or TCEQ.
  • concrete
Accepted Items at the Cuero Collection and Recycling Drop-Off Center
  • *Air conditioners/Refrigerators (freon removed)
  • Aluminum cans (Proceeds go to Keep Cuero Beautiful)
  • Anti-freeze
  • Auto batteries
  • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Auto oil
  • **Brush
  • Cardboard
  • Cell Phones
  • Books (hard cover removed), Magazines/phone books
  • Metal (lawnmowers, etc. must have fluids drained)
  • Newspapers
  • Unsoiled paper, cracker/cereal boxes, soda boxes
  • Plastics (number 1-5 only)
  • Feed Sacks (paper)
  • Steel Cans ( vegetable, dog/cat food-rinsed)
  • ***Tires
** Brush cost listed below.
***The tires disposal costs listed below

Detailed Printable Recycle List

As of November 30, 2016 the Recycle Center can no longer take Electronic Waste due to the program ending. We are looking for another program. 

Items Not Accepted

  • Asbestos
  • Concrete
  • Hazardous waste
  • Paint

Brush Disposal

  • The facility is only for organic materials
  • Brush loads must only be placed in designated locations
  • No trash, plastic bags, construction materials, bricks, CMU blocks, municipal solid waste, hazardous waste, material from commercial, industrial, sites, or metal material is allowed.
  • Bags holding organic material must be emptied and the bag removed from the site by the customer.
  • Vehicles must remain on designated roads, as other areas of this site are high security and must not be entered.
**Brush Disposal Fees and Charges


  • Brush Only - Inside City Limits (ICL)

    Residential ...$5/load - w/current Utility Bill


  • Brush Only - Inside City Limits
  • Pick-Up Truck Load...... $15/ load
  • Trailer Load..... $20/load
  • Dump Truck Load up to 12 yds..... $30/load
*No refunds
***Tire Disposal
  • $2 per light duty passenger tire
  • $4 per light duty truck tire
  • $10 per heavy duty truck tire
  • $45 per tractor motor grader tire


Fresh Double Ground Mulch