Bagged Leaf Collection

You can request up to two free collections per fiscal year. There is a $20 fee for additional collections. Follow the steps below to request a collection online or by phone.

Request Collection

Step 1.Make sure you're eligible

You can request two free curbside leaf collections per fiscal year (October 1 - September 30). You can request additional collections during the same fiscal year for a $20 fee.

Step 2.Prepare for your collection

You'll need to follow some guidelines to make sure we can accept your bagged leaves.

  • Leaves must be placed in paper bags or cardboard boxes -- never plastic.
  • Total volume cannot exceed 8 cubic yards or 50 bags or boxes per collection.
  • Bags must be made of two-ply kraft paper, have a wet strength of 40 pounds, and be securely closed.
  • Individual bags cannot weigh more than 40 pounds.
  • Boxes must be made of plain brown cardboard, securely closed, and not exceed four feet in height and width.
  • San Antonio's organics program does not accept 'compostable' or 'biodegradable' bags.

Step 3.Request your bagged leaf collection

You can request your collection online or by phone.

Request Online

Call 3-1-1 or 210-207-6000.