van alstyne

Recycling Services

Recyclables will be serviced every other Monday.

Place your 95-gallon recycle cart at your pickup location by 7:00 a.m. with handles toward the residence.  All recyclables must be placed inside the 95-gallon recycle cart.

Your recycle cart must be five feet away from any obstacles such as mailboxes, cars, fences, gas meters and drainage ditches.  Please ensure there is a 16-foot clearance above your cart.

Recycling Guidelines

Service Schedule

Our online address search tool will assist you! Click on View My Schedule from the menu bar above. Type in your residential service address to view your schedule.

Recycle service for the City of Van Alstyne occurs every other Monday.

Recycling Schedule

Easily view the 2023 Van Alstyne Recycling Collection Schedule here. Download it or print it for later reference.

Van Alstyne 2023 Recycling Collection Schedule

Route Map

Refer to the map below to determine your pickup schedule.


The Van Alstyne Recycling Services Brochure is available to browse online or to download.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q     I’m not sure what my service day is. Is there an easy way to figure it out?
A     Yes! Our online address tool will provide you with your service day and more! Click on View My Schedule from the menu bar above. Type in your residential service address to retrieve your information.

Q   Does it really matter which way I position my recycle cart at the curb?
A   It does! Your carts are serviced by automated trucks and are picked up by “arms.” Please ensure the cart handles are positioned toward the residence.

Q   I’m not sure who to contact about the recycling program in Van Alstyne.
A   Please contact the City of Van Alstyne with questions or concerns. The phone number is 903.482.5426.