Solid Waste Management Department
Organics Recycling

Organics Overview

All San Antonio residents have the opportunity to receive a green organics recycling cart as part of the new Pay As You Throw (PAYT) program. The green cart is for the weekly curbside collection of organic material such as:

  • Leaves
  • Grass
  • Shrub and tree trimmings
  • Food scraps
  • Food-soiled paper (e.g., used napkins, paper plates, and pizza boxes)

For more information please call 210-207-6428. 

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Holiday Collection

Normal Collection Service will be provided during the week of July 4th, 2015
Normal Collection Service will be provided during the week of July 4th.

Free Landfill Day


San Antonio residents can get rid of their unwanted items for free on July 8.