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San Marcos Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the San Marcos trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of San Marcos is in Texas with Kyle and Austin to the northeast, Seguin to the south, New Braunfels 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 2024

For normal trash collection schedules, look up your service route here.

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

San Marcos Trash Collection Map

San Marcos Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

Bulk pickup days are available on your trash service day the 1st and 3rd full week of each month. Residential garbage customers receive 4 pickups per year. Each pickup is limited to 3 cubic yards.

Place items neatly by the curb for service; box or bag small items.

Call Resource Recovery at 512-393-8407 to schedule a bulk pickup at least 2 business days before your trash service day.

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 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection schedule.

Recycling Info Card (English) (Spanish)

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in San Marcos?

Call Resource Recovery at 512-393-8407 to schedule a bulk pickup at least 2 business days before your trash service day.

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit the city’s 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]

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the San Marcos trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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