City Holiday Recycling Tips

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Holiday celebrations can produce large amounts of waste. As those celebrations continue, Solid Waste Services would like to encourage residents to be creative and think of ways to reduce, reuse and recycle those festive items.

The following should not be placed in your blue cart:

·         No Christmas string lights or bulbs

·         No foiled or glittered papers (including wrapping paper, tissue paper or cards)

·         No ribbons or bows (including cloth or glittered materials)

·         No aluminum foil pans

Remember the three main recyclables – Paper (cardboard, mail, newspaper), Plastic (water bottles, milk/juice jugs) and Metal (empty drink cans, tin cans).

Visit for a complete list of recyclables that can go in your blue cart. For more information contact Celina Pulcher (361) 826-1655 or   

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