Waste Management

To provide outstanding collection, disposal, and environmental services that enhance the quality of life in our community through superior stewardship backed up with quality service from a contracted well trained, and conscientious work force.  Waste Management Inc. is our contracted provider at this time. 

  • Recycle Carts - Every Wednesday
  • Green Trash Carts - Every Thursday
  • Combined Brush and Bulk - Second full week of each month
Please have your trash and recycle carts out no later than 7:00 AM to receive service. Waste Management suggests that your cart be set four to five feet away from all objects and positioned with handles/wheels facing your home.

Brush, bundles and bulky combine waste collection is now limited to six (6) cubic yards. No piles should be at the curb until the Friday before the service week.

At Your Door Special Collection
Residents have UNLIMITED access to the At Your Door Special Collection. This service provides residents with front porch service to collect the difficult, sometimes hazardous, and hard-to-recycle items almost every household accumulates, such as paint, pesticides, electronic waste, and batteries. For more information about this service, please contact Waste Management at 1-800-449-7587 or email atyourdoor@wm.com or visit www.wmatyourdoor.com.

There is a limit of six (6) cubic yards of COMBINED bulk and brush waste per residence. Please do not place bulk items or brush near meters, fences, or trees;  underneath utility wires or in front of parked cars. VACANT lots will NOT be serviced! 

Brush:  Tree, shrub, and brush bundles should not exceed four (4) feet in length, six (6) inch in diameter, or 50 pounds; Bundles and neatly stacked piles preferred.

Bulk :

What's accepted

NOT Accepted

  • Carpeting (cut into 4-foot bundles)
  • Stoves
  • Household furniture
  • Refrigerators if CFCs have been removed
  • Broken down cardboard boxes

  • Appliances containing CFCs
  • Batteries
  • Concrete, brick, asphalt, and roofing
  • Construction debris from a contractor
  • Gasoline
  • Items heavier than 200 pounds
  • Paint
  • Motor oil and filters
  • Tires
  • Vehicles and parts

    For more information, please contact the City at (830) 931-4070 or (830) 931-4090.

Thank you for doing your part to keep Castroville beautiful!