The city of Pflugerville will be holding its annual Environmental Clean Up Day on April 13, giving residents an opportunity to properly dispose of items not typically accepted during regular trash pickup.

What residents need to know

The event will be held at 1201 N. Railroad Ave., across from Brookhollow Elementary School, from 8-11:30 a.m.

The following items will be accepted for drop off:
  • Appliances
  • Document shredding, two-box limit
  • Electronics
  • Furniture
  • Residential construction waste, including fencing
  • Scrap metal
  • Tires, four per vehicle
  • Used motor oil, antifreeze and oil filters
  • Vehicle batteries
  • Water-based paints
Appliances that use freon, such as refrigerators or air conditioning units, must have a certified state sticker that freon has been removed.

The following will not be accepted during the cleanup event:
  • Brush and limbs
  • Chemicals of any kind
  • Compressed gas cylinders
  • Concrete
  • Explosives
  • Industrial/commercial waste
  • Items labeled as "caution," "warning" or “poison”
  • Medical waste
  • Oil-based paint
  • Rocks
The event is limited to those residents living within Pflugerville city limits. Additionally, commercial contractors will not be allowed to bring construction materials for drop-off.

What else?

The city’s recycling center accepts many of these items year-round. Items accepted at the center include aluminum, appliances, brush and tree limbs, cardboard, paper, scrap metal, vehicle batteries, transmission fluid, motor oil, anti-freeze, tires, and oil filters.

For more information on the cleanup event or other recycling questions, residents can call the Pflugerville Public Works Department at 512-990-6400 or email [email protected].