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

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

The City of San Marcos is in Texas with Kyle to the northeast, Seguin to the south, New Braunfels and Converse to the southwest, Canyon Lake to the west, and Houston to the east.

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 Marcos Trash Collection Calendar 2023

For normal trash collections schedules, visit:

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • November 23 – Thanksgiving
  • December 25 – Christmas

San Marcos Trash Collection Map

San Marcos Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit:

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Furniture
  • Mattress and box springs
  • Carpet (cut into 4 ft strips under 35 lbs)
  • Tree limbs (less than 5″ wide must be bundled under 35 lbs)
  • Lawn Mowers (gas and oil removed)
  • Lumber (less than 4′ long nail-free)
  • Appliances (freon-free only)
  • BBQ grills (no propane)
  • TVS (Tube TVs under 32″, Flat screen under 44″

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • Ammunition
  • Paint
  • Auto fluids and filters
  • Pesticide
  • Fertilizer
  • Batteries
  • Tires
  • Sheetrock and drywall
  • Cinder blocks
  • Insulation

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

If you have large 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 Marcos and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2023

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: Trash and Recycling Pickup Routes

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in San Marcos?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit:

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: Trash and Recycling Pickup Routes

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 7 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the San Marcos Public Works Department?

Physical Address: 630 E Hopkins Building 5, San Marcos, TX 78666

Phone: 512-393-8407

Email: [email protected]

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