Community / Parks


Jones Park's recycling bin is located in the parking lot directly across the street from the nature center. There is also a bin inside the nature center for inkjet printer cartridges. Please see the complete list of items acceptable for recycling below: 



  • Dry, clean paper, magazines, and newspaper ONLY; paper products need to be placed in paper grocery sacks before placing in the recycling bin.
  • Do not place paper in plastic grocery bags
  • Do not put wet paper in recycling bin




  • Dry, clean cardboard only; flatten boxes before placing in the recycling bin
  • Do not put wet or food-contaminated cardboard in recycling bin


Fishing line and spools

Fishing line and spools:

  • Monofilament fishing line, nets, and empty plastic spools ONLY are accepted at recycling tubes located near the creek or in nature center; remove all terminal tackle before placing in the recycling bin

Glass, plastic, and tin are not accepted at Jones Park's recycling center at this time.

Visit the sites below for more recycling options.

City of Houston Recycling Services
Earth 911