Plastics make up more than 12% of our trash.

Our Roots

1976 - Principles start All Waste Paper Recycling in Dallas.

1988 - First multi-tenant commercial recycling program launched in the state of Texas at Renaissance Tower.

Our History

1994 - Balcones Recycling is founded in Austin.

1997 - Anything that Tears™ program is trademarked.

1997 - Little Rock location is established.

2000 - Balcones Fuel Technology is founded and Balcones is awarded two patents.

2002 - Name changed from Balcones Recycling to Balcones Resources to better reflect our comprehensive zero waste solutions.

2005 - Balcones Shred, the document destruction division, is created.

2010 - Balcones Resources recycles 127,000 tons annually.

2011 - Newly expanded SingleCycle® recycling program launches.

2011 - Balcones Resources is awarded 60% of the City of Austin's residential recycling contract set to commence on October 1, 2012.

2011 - Balcones Resources breaks ground on new recycling facility in Austin.

2012 - Balcones Resources moves into new state-of-the-art, $25 million facility on Johnny Morris Road.

2012 - Balcones Resources starts processing 60% of the City of Austin's recycling.


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