ECO Center

Did you know?  Free mulch is available at the ECO Center located at 702 61st Street!

NEW! The ECO Center now accepts recyclable items 24/7 - please place items in the appropriate bins. Brush and brown materials not accepted after 4:30 PM, Monday through Sunday.

Please note staff is only available to assist between 8 AM and 4:45 PM.  

The ECO Center is unable to accept brush deposits at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

Home Collection


The City of Galveston offers monthly home collection of recyclables to elderly and disabled residents. To register for this service please, call 409-797-3630 or email public works.

Attention residents:

As of July 2017, the City has separated the home collection into four zones. Zone 1 will be picked up on the 4th Wednesday of the month, Zone 2 on the 3rd Wednesday, Zone 3 on the 2nd Wednesday, and Zone 4 on the 1st Wednesday. Please place bins curbside by 8am on your collection day.


Local Bins


Residents are encouraged to use the paper and cardboard collection bins located at Lindale Park. This remote recycling site is a collaboration between the City of Galveston and the University Area Association. Please note Lindale Park is located at the intersection of Fourth Street and Marine Drive.