The city of New Braunfels announced in a press release that the Recycle Center has implemented changes to the items it will accept, but the update does not affect curbside collections.

Going forward, the Recycle Center will only accept plastic foam if it is white and free of any coloring, stickers or labels. It must also be separated from other types of items.

Cardboard must be cut or folded into pieces no larger than 30 inches by 60 inches.

Scrap Metal items such as water heaters, chain-link fencing, BBQ grills, bed frames and Freon-free appliances will continue to be accepted, according to the press release.