Wells Branch MUD

Mission Statement

The District works in a cost effective and efficient way to support the vision by monitoring, tracking, and ensuring quality of life in the District. Quality of life has been defined as safe and reliable water supply, well maintained parks and facilities, recreational opportunities, general safety, and stable and appreciating property values.


Physical Address:
3000 Shoreline Drive
Austin, TX 78728

Ph: 512.251.9814
Fx: 512.251.0890

Contact Us

For Water and Wastewater
Emergencies Call
Crossroads Utility Services

Single-Stream Recycling

What day of the week and time will my Recycling be picked up?

Recyling is picked up every other week on the same day as your regular trash pick up. Click on the link below to see the week that your recycling will be picked up.

Current Wells Branch Recycling Schedule

The following materials may be Recycled:

PLASTICS #1 - #5 & #7 (NO #6)

  • Water, soda and juice bottles
  • Milk jugs
  • Shampoo, conditioner & liquid soap bottles,
  • Detergent bottles
  • Bleach and all-purpose cleaner bottles
  • Margarine tubs
  • Yogurt containers
  • Empty medicine bottles
  • Clean frozen food trays
  • Plastic lids from bottles
  • Plastic takeout containers
  • Plastic produce containers
  • Plastic disposable plates, cups and utensils (check for recycling number)

RIGID PLASTICS (Free from all metals and items must fit in the cart)

  • Plastic buckets and pails (metal handles must be removed)
  • Plastic flower pots
  • Plastic trash cans
  • Plastic laundry baskets
  • Small plastic playground equipment (metal screws and joints must be removed and items must fit in the cart)
  • Small plastic lawn furniture


  • Newspapers and Inserts
  • Magazines
  • Catalogs
  • Junk Mail and Envelopes (No product samples; envelope labels and windows are OK)
  • Boxboard (thin cardboard like cereal boxes, shoe boxes, soda cartons, etc.)
  • Holiday and greeting cards
  • Phone books
  • Home Office Paper (Stickies, manilla envelopes and file folders and paper ream wrappers are OK)
  • Paper bags, except gift bags


  • Aluminum foil and aluminum pans
  • Aluminum cans, such as soda cans
  • Tin & steel cans such as soup cans and tuna cans
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Metal lids from glass jars.


  • Clear, green and amber glass. 
  • Put the glass containers in your recycling cart with all your recyclables. There is no need to remove labels. Metal lids from glass jars may also go in your recycling cart.


  • Corrugated cardboard is thick and has a wavy middle layer. Storage, moving and mailing boxes are usually made from corrugated cardboard.
  • Tri-fold storyboards like those used for science projects
  • CLEAN Pizza boxes

The Following Materials ARE NOT Recyclable:

PLASTICS - Plastic Bags, Styrofoam (cups, egg cartons, take-out container), toys, motor oil bottles
PAPER - Wet, soiled or food-stained paper, paper towels, facial or toilet paper, disposable paper plates and cups, dark-colored envelopes and folders, wrapping paper and gift bags, milk and juice cartons
METALS - Coat hangers, paint and solvent containers, scrap metal (nails, screws, gutters, etc…)
GLASS - Plate glass, windowpanes, light bulbs, mirrors, dishes and cups, ornaments and decorations

For more information on additional services, call Progressive at (512) 282-3508.