Guidelines - Recycling

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The residential curbside recycling program is available to all residential water customers within the City limits of the City of Hurst. Participation in the program is voluntary, but every residential water customer regardless of his or her level of participation is charged a monthly fee for the service. All new residential water customers will be provided a recycling container by the City's contractor for the collection of recyclable materials. The water department can assist you in identifying your collection schedule.

Each household is provided a recycle cart for recycling. Acceptable materials may be combined in the cart and placed curbside once per week.

  • Residents who reside north of Hwy 121 will have their recyclable items collected on Monday.
  • Residents who reside south of Hwy 121 will have their recyclable items collected on Tuesdays.

For any other sanitation needs, please contact Allied Waste Services at 817-332-7301, ext #7 and ask to speak with a Customer Service Representative for residential or commercial service.

Recyclable materials collected:

Dry newspapers, catalogs and magazines;
Junk mail, envelopes, cereal boxes, cardboard, chipboard all placed inside a brown paper grocery sack.Cardboard must be broken down flat. (Excludes tissues, wet paper or paper contaminated with food products);
All colors of glass bottles and jars (excluding plate glass, mirrors, windows, ceramics and other glass products);
All metal food and beverage cans with all food and food waste removed (excluding aluminum foil);
Number 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 7 plastics including milk jugs, liter bottles, shampoo bottles, etc. (excluding butter tubs or containers with openings as large as the container, or bottles that contained oil or petroleum by-products. Remove all caps.);
Telephone books only when Southwestern Bell Telephone distributes new books.
The customer must use the recycling container provided but can bundle or tie newspapers and place them on or beside the container. Mixed paper (i.e. junk mail, cardboard, cereal boxes, etc.) must be placed inside a brown paper grocery sack.

Recycling Container Information:

Recycling containers shall be used exclusively for recyclable materials. No other container shall be used for curbside collection of recyclable materials.
No recycling container should be so loaded as to weigh more than fifty (50) pounds.
Recyclable materials containing water or other liquids should be rinsed and drained before being placed in a recycling container.
Recycling containers shall be placed at curbside (on the house side of the curb not in the gutter) by 7:00 a.m. of the assigned day but not more than twelve (12) hours before the scheduled recycling collection day or alternate day if the scheduled pickup day falls on a holiday. Bins should be removed from curbside no later than 7 P.M. on day of collection.
Recycling containers shall be placed and maintained so that their contents are not scattered by wind.

Fees:

The charge for curbside recycling collection service shall be $3.74 per month, plus sales tax. Senior citizen customers (over 65) shall be entitled to a reduced rate of $3.39 per month, plus sales tax, after application at the Water office.
Charges shall accrue for each and every month or portion thereof during which such service is available and provided to the customer. Such charges shall be billed through the city's water department and shall be subject to the same late payment penalty rate or early payment discount rate as are such water bills.

Other Information:

It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to remove any recycling container or item contained therein after it has been placed at curbside for collection, save and except occupants of the premises, duly authorized agents or employees of the city, and persons acting pursuant to a contract with the city for residential curbside recycling collection.
The Republic Services / Allied Waste Services Recycling number is 817-332-7301.