Garbage and Recycling

              Service
Republic Services of San Antonio provides garbage and curbside recycling service to the residents of Fair Oaks Ranch. They are responsible for the delivery and repair of your waste wheeler and recycling bin.  You can reach their customer service at (210) 304-2700 or (800) 275-4234.  Despite their best efforts, occasionally they miss a scheduled collection.  If they do, please call customer service as soon as possible - they will try to return on the same day but if the driver has already left the City, the will collect on the following day.

              Collection
To ensure collection, place the proper waste wheeler and recycling bin at the curb by 7:00 am on your once-a-week service day.  All waste material must be placed in the appropriate bins (waste in blue container and recycling in blue container with light blue lid).  Any bags, cartons, etc. on side of bins will not be picked up.

Do not place rocks, dirt, and other heavy items such as concrete or construction debris in the wheelers.  Flammable material such as oil, gas, muratic acid, pool chemicals, paint, or hot ashes are prohibited.

Additional waste wheelers are available for an additional fee through Republic Services; contact their customer service.

              Curbside Recycling Do's
The following recyclable materials are currently accepted by Republic Services and can be placed in your recycling bin for curbside pickup:
 
  • Paper - newspaper, envelopes, magazines, brochures, junk mail, and phone books   
  • Cardboard - ream wrappers, file folders, cereal and food boxes, poster board, and milk and juice cartons
  • Plastic - water bottles, take-out containers, soda bottles and bagged film plastics
  • Metal - aluminum beverage cans, food cans, and scrap metal
  • Glass - bottles (clear, green and brown) and jars
 
              Curbside Recycling Don'ts
The following are NOT currently accepted by Republic Services as recyclable materials and may not be placed in your recycling bin for curbside pickup:
 
  • Light Bulbs
  • Drinking glasses
  • Glassware
  • Foam containers
  • Packing peanuts and packing material
  • Plastic and metal hangers
  • Plastic toys and flower pots
  • Chip and snack bags
  • Frozen food bags
  • Food and wet waste
  • Food contaminated paper
  • Plates and napkins 

 

                Electronics Recycling

With all the environmental and security risks associated with improper electronics disposal, Republic Services makes it easy for you to recycle electronics responsibly.  Click here for complete details...ElectronicsRecycling