Recycle Right

The City of Coral Springs offers curbside recycling to any residence who uses a roll-out cart placed curbside. Waste Pro collects the blue cart (1) one time per week. View schedule 


Step 1.What can I recycle?

All recyclables must be clean, dry, empty, and loose (not bagged). Everything else can be disposed in the green bin to be processed to waste to energy.

  • Plastic bottles with symbol #1; screw tops only
  • Plastic bottles with symbol #2
  • Plastic containers with symbol #3 to 7
  • Aluminum, steel and tin cans (i.e., coffee cans, vegetable cans)
  • Brown, clear, or green glass food and beverage containers
  • Mixed paper (i.e., newspaper, mail, magazines, glossy inserts, pamphlets, catalogs, phone books, and office paper; no shredded or smaller than 4 inches)
  • Uncoated paperboard (i.e., cereal and snack boxes; no milk or juice cartons)
  • Uncoated corrugated containers and cardboard (cut and flatten)
  • Aluminum cups only

Step 2.What not to recycle?

We ask residents not to contaminate the blue bin or any recycling drop-off with the following items. Please note this is not an all-inclusive list.  When in doubt, throw it out or contact us.

  • Plastic bags: this includes bagged materials event if it contains recyclables (recycle at your local grocery store only)
  • Food contaminated items
  • Styrofoam (polystyrene)
  • Yard Waste, construction debris, and wood
  • Coated cardboard
  • Unnumbered plastic
  • Electronics
  • Batteries
  • Plastic straws
  • Plastic cups and lids (solo cups, iced coffee cups)
  • Light bulbs
  • Plastics (i.e., hangers, plastic toys, shower curtains)
  • Textiles, clothes, or any type of fabric (i.e., bedding, pillows, sheets)
  • Flexible plastic or film packaging
  • Plastic utensils and cutlery
  • Porcelain and ceramics
  • Shredded Paper; any recyclable materials or pieces of recyclables less than 4” in size in any dimension
  • Napkins, paper towels, tissue
  • Paper plates, paper cups
  • Mirrors
  • Glass and metal cookware/bakeware
  • Glass food and beverage containers of colors different than brown, clear, and green
  • Hoses, cords, wires
  • Microwavable trays 
  • Window or auto glass
  • Household appliances and electronics
  • Tires 
  • Bio waste (i.e., needles, syringes, IV bags, medical supplies)
  • Propane tanks 

Step 3.Where can I recycle if I live in a multi-family home?

Residents may drop off recyclables to be processed at a Recycling Facility at the following locations:

  • Waste Transfer Station located at 12600 Wiles Road (open Saturdays and Sundays)
  • Mullins Park, outside the Coral Springs Gymnasium at 2501 Coral Springs Drive (open 24/7)
  • Whispering Woods at 7701 Wiles Road (open 7 days a week, 8 a.m. to sunset)