Living in Mobile


Recycling Centers will be open on Monday January 21, 2019 from 7 am to 3 pm for the MLK Holiday

Recycling Drop-off Center

New Locations Now Open:

  • City's Western Administrative Complex, in Langan Park, across Museum Dr. from the Mobile Museum of Art
  • Behind (to the North of) the Police Headquarters, off Pinehill Dr. which runs between Government St. and Airport Blvd.

Our hours of operation are 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Mon - Fri and 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sat - Sun.

We are on the path to becoming a cleaner, greener community!

Christmas Tree Recycling

December 26, 2018- January 11, 2019 7am-5pm (Daily)

Drop off your unwanted Christmas tree for FREE
All trees must be free of lights, stands, and decorations

Drop-off Locations

  • Lake Drive Tricentennial Park - 2121 Lake Drive
  • James Seals Park – 540 Texas St
  • Baumhauer-Randle Park - 1909 Duval St., Mobile
  • Dog River Park - 2459 Dog River Drive N.
  • Pinehill Recycling Center - 308 Pinehill St
  • Medal of Honor Park - 1711 Hillcrest Rd.
  • Langan Park (Municipal Park) - 4001 Zeigler Blvd

For more information email

To make recycling easy, the City is transitioning to a single stream method with more drop off locations. Citizens are now no longer required to sort their recyclables. When recycling is more convenient and less confusing, more people recycle and people who recycle are less tolerant of litter.

Yes! Please Recycle These Items:

  • Glass; any color
  • Newspaper & Inserts
  • Magazines & Catalogs
  • Junk Mail & Envelopes
  • Cardboard
  • Phone Books
  • Office and School Papers (colored paper)
  • Brown Paper Bags (grocery)
  • Boxboard (cereal, cake & cracker boxes, etc.)
  • Pizza Boxes (without heavy residue)
  • Plastic Produce Clamshells
  • Plastics No. 1 through 7
  • Plastic Milk Jugs, bottles, and containers
  • Aluminum Cans & Lids
  • Pet Food Cans and Dry Pet Food Bags
  • Aluminum Foil Baking Pans
  • Balls of Tin Foil; Foil Pie Tins
  • Tin and Steel Cans & Lids
  • Metal Pots, Pans & Cookie Sheets
  • Egg Cartons, cardboard only

No! Do Not Recycle These Items:

  • No Plastic Bags - Please return to your local grocery store.
  • No Ice Cream Cartons
  • No Waxy/Paper Milk Cartons
  • No Aerosol Cans
  • No Juice Boxes / Bags
  • No Food Waste
  • No Garbage or Yard Waste
  • No Garden Hoses
  • No Window Blinds
  • No Tarps
  • No Bedding or linens
  • No Carpeting or Rugs
  • No Construction Materials
  • No Clothes
  • Bubblewrap
  • No Diapers