Bulk/Brush Pick Up

OVERVIEW
The City of Fair Oaks Ranch contracts with Republic Services (210-304-2700 or 800-275-4234) to provide bi-annual bulk and brush waste collection to residential solid waste customers.  In advance of each event, customers will receive a flyer indicating the date by which items can be first put out, and the last date items can be set out for pick up. 

The collection of bulk and/or brush waste occurs in SECTORS as identified below (click on the applicable sector number to view a map of the area): 

  Sector 1   All residential homes south of Dietz Elkhorn (does not include homes on Dietz Elkhorn)

  Sector 2   All residential homes between Cibolo Creek and Dietz Elkhorn (includes homes on Dietz Elkhorn)

  Sector 3   All residential homes north of Cibolo Creek (includes Deer Meadow Estates)

BRUSH GUIDELINES
Acceptable brush waste includes landscape debris, brush trimmings, and minor tree trimmings.  

  • ***NEW PROCEDURE*** Bulk and Brush pile to be combined into one
  • The brush items must not exceed 15'L x 6'W x 6'H.
  • Items are to be set out no later than 11:59 p.m. before the first date of your scheduled collection week.
  • Items are to be placed within 8 ft of the curb and away from obstructions, such as fences, trees, parked cars, mailboxes, beneath overhead wires or low-hanging tree limbs, or on top of water meters.
  • Service is for personally-trimmed trees and shrubs, and contractor trimmings will not be picked up.  When trimming, be mindful of the City's oak wilt prevention guidelines.
If you missed your scheduled pick-up or have an oversized brush pile, please contact Republic Services at 210-304-2700 or 800-275-4234 for a special pick-up service (fee may apply).  


BULK GUIDELINES
Bulk waste includes items that are typically too large to be disposed of in the residential regular curbside trash container. Acceptable bulk waste includes household furniture, mattresses, outdoor furniture, lawn, and bar b q equipment with gas/propane/butane removed and appliances with Freon removed and certified. 

  • ***NEW PROCEDURE*** Bulk and Brush pile to be combined into one
  • Items are to be set out no later than 11:59 PM before the first day of your scheduled collection week.
  • Items are to be placed within 8 ft of the curb and away from obstructions, such as fences, trees, parked cars, mailboxes, beneath overhead wires or low-hanging tree limbs, or on top of water meters.
  • Contractor/Construction materials, such as concrete, glass, etc., will not be picked up.  
  • Due to regulatory mandates, no household hazardous waste materials, such as antifreeze, pesticides, light bulbs, gasoline, paints, pool chemicals, etc., will be picked up.  An annual waste collection event is held for these materials.  In addition, tires, televisions, computer equipment, glass, etc., are not allowed.  
If you missed your scheduled pickup or have non-allowable materials, contact Republic Services at 210-304-2700 or 800-275-4234 for a special pick-up service (fee may apply). 

Between the collection event, two alternative methods to dispose of bulk items include contacting Republic Services for an out-of-cycle service or donating to organizations such as Furniture for a Cause, Habitat for Humanity, The Arc of Texas, Goodwill Industries, Salvation Army, etc.



CHRISTMAS TREE PICKUP
Christmas tree collection for the City of Fair Oaks Ranch is scheduled for January 8th. Residents who miss the January 8th pickup date can place Christmas trees out during their bulk/brush pick-up window. 


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