Recycling Drop-Off Locations

Notice About Illegal Dumping
The drop-off site at Fire Station 302 has been closed due to illegal dumping and the costly cleanup efforts needed to keep the site in a safe condition. The city will be monitoring the other drop-off locations for illegal dumping. If you witness someone dumping unapproved items (violation of A.R.S. 13-1603), please report it by calling the police non-emergency number (623-222-4000). A list of approved items is available on the bins. Thank you for your cooperation!

Recycling drop off containers are provided by the city of Surprise at the locations listed below


AZ TechCelerator
12425 W. Bell Rd.

Container Location: the gravel area next to the covered parking.
Map / Directions

Dream Catcher Park
14534 W. Tierra Buena Lane
Container Location: the east end of the parking lot.

Public Works Yard

13430 W Westgate Dr.

Container location: parking lot

Map / Directions

Do Recycle:

Recycle Glass
All glass accepted. No color restrictions. Note: Glass cookware, construction glass, mirrors and car windshields cannot be recycled in the blue bin.

Recycle Paper
Newspapers and ad inserts, magazines, catalogs, phone books, white paper, paper bags, junk mail, envelopes and any other clean dry paper. Please place shredded paper in a clear plastic bag.

Recycle Cardboard
Empty food boxes like cake, cracker and cereal boxes (without plastic insert), milk and OJ cartons, paper towel tubes, broken down large boxes.

Recycle Food and Beverage Cans
Aluminum beverage cans and steel cans like soup, pet food, tuna, fruit and vegetable.

Recycle Empty Aerosol Cans
Shaving cream, deodorant, and cooking spray.

Recycle Plastics
Any #1 - #7 Plastic container.

Do Not Recycle:

No Styrofoam
Food containers, cups, plates, egg cartons, packing material and peanuts.

No glass cookware, car windshields, mirrors or construction glass.

No garbage
Diapers, air or furnace filters, pet waste, food, garden hoses.

No yard waste
Grass, rocks, leaves, branches. See bulk trash collection info or visit Northwest Regional Landfill.
No construction materials
Cement, wood, shingles, drywall, construction glass. To dispose of these items, visit Northwest Regional Landfill.
No plastic bags, motor oil containers, shrink wrap

No clothing or shoes

No automotive parts, car tires, or batteries
No appliances or electronics
If you do, the whole bag gets tossed into the trash and is weighed as contaminated recycling. Remember, we get paid for recycling, but are charged for trash disposal.
Questions? Contact 623.222.6000.