Rates & Fees

Garbage & Related Fees

Monthly Rates

Cart Size Small (48 gal.) Medium (64 gal.) Large (96 gal.)
Solid Waste Fee $14.76 $19.76 $30.25
Environmental Fee - Solid Waste $3.00 $3.00 $3.00
Environmental Fee - Parks $1.50 $1.50 $1.50
Total City Services (Taxable) $19.26 $24.26 $34.75

NOTE: You can see the size of their cart and its fee on your CPS Energy Bill. To downsize your cart and pay a smaller fee, call 3-1-1 or 210-207-6000.

There are no additional fees for collection of the blue recycling and green organics carts.

Change Cart Size

Cart Change Fee
Cart downsizing Free
First cart upsizing request Free
Additional cart upsizing requests $25

Extra Garbage Collection

Recycling & Organics Contamination Fee

These fees are collected through the CPS Energy electric bill (City Services).

Item Fee
Blue and Green Cart Contamination Fee $25
Blue and Green Cart Contamination Fee: Diapers $50

NOTE: Never place baby or adult diapers in the blue or green carts. They are trash. Put them in a bag and place them in the Brown trash cart.

Brush & Bulky Fees

Extra Brush or Bulky Collection

Size of Pile Fee
One item $50
Up to 4 cubic yards $50
Each additional four cubic yards (or any portion) $25

Request an out-of-cycle brush or bulky collection online or by calling 3-1-1 or 210-207-6000.

Brush Recycling Center Fees

Bagged Leaf Collection

Collection Type Fee
SWMD customers (limit two times per fiscal year) Free
Additional collections $20

Find more information about Bagged Leaf Collection.

Dead Animal Collection

Collection Type Fee
SWMD customer residential collection Free
Commercial collection $10 per animal

Find more information about Dead Animal Collection.