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Free Landfill Day

Published on Thursday, April 8, 2021

Free Landfill Day

MEDIA CONTACT: Marcus Lee, 210-207- 6463


SAN ANTONIO (Apr. 8, 2021) – Saturday, April 10, San Antonio Solid Waste Management customers are invited to participate in the City’s Solid Waste Management Department’s free landfill day from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Customers may dispose of unwanted bulky waste at three convenient locations for easy access to drop off unwanted material. This event is available only to San Antonio residential solid waste rate payers. In order to participate, please make sure the following guidelines are met:

  • Bring a valid picture ID
  • Bring a copy of the most recent CPS Energy statement showing payment of the solid waste fee
  • Cover loads with a tarp (This is a City law - City Ordinance #2015-09-10-0760)
  • NO roofing materials, sheet rock, dirt, brick, brush, lumber or construction materials will be accepted
  • NO industrial, commercial or construction waste will be accepted


  • Republic Services Landfill
    7000 IH 10 E, 78219
  • TDS Transfer Station (Bulky items only – no bagged garbage)
    11601 Starcrest, 78247
    Customers may be required to wear a safety vest (provided)
  • Waste Management Landfill
    8611 Covel Road, 78252
    Customers may be required to wear a safety vest (provided)

Accepted Material:

  • Appliances
  • Bagged Garbage (only at the two landfills)
  • Carpet
  • Fencing Material
  • Furniture
  • Mattresses
  • Tires (limit six passenger tires per household
  • Toilets
  • Water Heaters


The City reserves the right to divert loads to other sites in the event of operational constraints. The City of San Antonio and Partners are not responsible for damage to vehicles or injury to citizens during event. The City also has four Bulky Drop-Off Centers that are free and open year-round Tuesday through Saturday. Call 3-1-1 or visit the website for details.


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