Recycling Information

Rules for recycle pickup

  • All recycling must be contained inside the blue cart
  • As a general rule of thumb, those recyclables that are put in the blue cart should be empty, clean and dry.
  • The lid must be completely closed.
  • Overstuffed carts will not be picked up.
  •  All carts must be placed in front of resident's address for collection.
  • If you have extra recycling to be picked up, this must be arranged prior to pickup with GEUS customer service at (903) 457-2800.
  • Collections take place 7 AM - 7 PM Monday - Friday. Please do not call before 7 PM on your pickup day to report a missed collection. 
  • Did you miss a pickup? First, remember all pickup's are picked up by different trucks.  Garbage, recycling, and yard waste missed collections are recommended to be reported 24 hours after your pickup day.  To report a missed collection, contact GEUS customer service at (903) 457-2800 or

Pickup & Retrieve cart schedules for day of service

  • You may set your cart out after 6 PM the night before your pickup day.
  • The cart must be at the curb by 7 AM on your pickup day.
  • Retrieve the cart from the curb after your pickup day. 

Placement of blue carts

  • Place the cart at curb or near the edge of the property must be in front of the address for collection. 
  • Place the cart at least 3 FT. away from any object, including each other.

Allowed Items

The following items can be recycled. It is not necessary to sort recycled items.
*This is not a full list

  • Aluminum (no aerosol cans, no aluminum foil)
  • Plastics 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 7 (no plastic bags, no styrofoam)
  • Paper, shredded paper, and junk mail
  • Tin and steel (no paint cans)
  • Milk jugs
  • Cardboard
  • Newspaper, magazines, and phone books