Contract - (prices eff. 1/1/15)
Price per Quarter: $51.59 plus tax
96 Gallon Trash Cart & 96 Gallon Recycling Cart
Trash Service - weekly pickup of trash cart - (during week after a holiday, two extra items will be picked up)
Single-stream Recycling - every other week
Bulky Waste - 1st Wednesday of each month
Extra Trash or Recycling Carts: $18.75/quarter
Place your trash and recycle carts out at the curb by 7:00am on your designated pick up day (see map at the bottom of the page for assigned days). Trash carts are picked up weekly. The recycling carts will only be picked up EVERY OTHER WEEK.
Carts must be placed on the street surface and backed up to the curb by 7am. The truck drivers note the addresses that do not have their carts out when they go down the street and will NOT go back if you have forgotten.
Do not Over Load your trashcan. Because loose trash will spill into the street, overflowing trashcans will not be picked up.
During the week after a holiday, Republic Services will collect a volume equal to that of the cart with the lid closed: the items must be in bags, boxes or bundled immediately adjacent to the cart. These items can be regular trash or yard waste but may not weigh more than 40 pounds each.
Bulky Waste - Up to 3 cubic yards on the 1st Wednesday of each month. Items that will not normally fit inside the 96 gallon cart such as stoves, hot water tanks, washing machines, bundled brush, yard waste, furniture (no glass) and other large waste items. There is no need to call Republic Services to arrange for bulky item collection, simply place the items out on the curb by 6:00am on the first Wednesday of the month. Republic Services will collect up to the 3 cubic yards or approximately 15 of the 39 gallon bags or 20 of the 30 gallon paper leaf bags. (Refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioners must have certification by a licensed technician of CFC (refrigerant) recovery. Please call Republic Services for more information (512) 247-5647.
Yard Waste - Yard waste will only be collected with bulky waste on the first Wednesday of the month or during the City of Austin semi-annual Large Brush pickup. Grass, leaves, flowers, stalks, stems, pine needles, tree trimmings, and branches (less thank 3 feet in length and less than 2 inches in diameter) may be placed in or beside your cart in bags or bundles tied with string.
CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION DEBRIS WILL NOT BE COLLECTED WITH REGULAR TRASH OR BULKY WASTE. If you have construction or demolition debris call Republic Services at (512) 247-5647 to arrange for a special container. There will be a charge for debris removal.
Trash Items NOT collected by Republic Services: Construction Debris, Dead Animals, Insecticides/Pesticides, Paint Cans, Lead Batteries, Tires, Used Motor Oil, Furniture with Glass, Tube TVs, Non-Certified Refrigerators, Freezers, or Air Conditioners and Household Hazardous Materials of any kind. Visit http://austintexas.gov/hhw for more information regarding the Williamson County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center. Contact Republic Services to discuss your options for recycling/disposing of electronics (TVs, VCRs, radios, etc).
Holiday Trash Collection: If a holiday falls on a normal collection day, pickups for that day and the rest of the week will slide to the following day. For example, if a holiday falls on a Wednesday, then Wednesday's customers are serviced on Thursday, Thursday's customers are serviced on Friday, and Friday's customers are serviced Saturday. This applies to the following holidays: