San Antonio Trash Schedule 2023 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the San Antonio trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of San Antonio is in Texas and is south west of Austin and New Braunfels, west of Houston, and north of Corpus Christi.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

San Antonio Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit this city website and enter your address.

You can also see the city-observed holidays.

Trash Pick Up Holidays

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San Antonio Trash Collection Map

San Antonio Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

“Bulky” or large item collection is provide twice per year. Use it to get rid of your large junk items.

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit this city webpage and enter your address.

Accepted Materials

  • Barbecue grills
  • Carpeting (small pieces)
  • Car tires (6 or fewer, no rims)
  • Fencing
  • Furniture
  • Large appliances
  • Mattresses
  • TVs (up to 3)
  • Water heaters

Unaccepted Items for Bulk Pickup

Examples of prohibited items include:

  • Batteries
  • Bio-hazardous items
  • Construction materials such as metal, lumber and tile.
  • Dead animals
  • Fireworks
  • Glass & Mirrors
  • Hazardous waste such as paint, motor oil, or household cleaners.
  • Hot coals and ashes
  • Medicine

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large junk items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in San Antonio and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

San Antonio Brush Pickup

Brush collection is provided twice each year. You can find your collection day by visiting:

Residents will also be notified of their collection week 7 to 10 days before collection by door hanger.

For more information call, 311 or 210-207-6000

Guidelines for Brush Collection

  • You’re limited to 8 cubic yards of brush
  • It must be placed within 8 feet of the curb.
  • Your pile must be on the curb by 7am on your scheduled collection week
  • Please don’t put your piles in front of parked cars or low hanging trees
  • Keep your brush pile clear of any other material or you’ll be subject to a fine. No car tires, bulky items, grass clippings, hazardous waste, trash, soil, rocks, or plastic bagged leaves.

Acceptable Brush Materials

  • Woody vines
  • Shrubs
  • tree branches
  • paper bagged leaves

Recycling Collection Calendar 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar:

Recycling happens the same pickup day as “greens” pickup.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in San Antonio?

You can find your bulky pickup day here:

What day is trash pickup?

You can find your trash pickup day here:

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection begins at 7 A.M.

How can I contact the San Antonio Public Works Department?




100 W. Houston St., 7th Floor
San Antonio, TX 78205

Customer Billing

1901 S. Alamo
San Antonio, TX 78204

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 839966
San Antonio, TX 78283-3966

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