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.  Collections occur the first of the year and at the end of the year.  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 applicable sector number to view map of 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 PILE GUIDELINES

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

  • Brush must be separated from bulk pile and not to exceed 15'L x 6'W x 6'H.
  • Pile is to be set out no later than 11:59 p.m. before the first date of your scheduled collection week.
  • Pile is to be placed within 8 ft of the the curb and away from obstruction, 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, contractor trimmings will not be picked up.  When trimming, be mindful of oak wilt in our area.
If you missed your scheduled pickup, have an over-sized brush pile, or contractor trimmings, contact Republic Services at 210-304-2700 or 800-275-4234 for a special pick up service (fee may apply).  


BULK PILE 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. 

  • Bulk must be separated from brush pile. 
  • Pile is to be set out no later than 11:59 p.m before the first day of your scheduled collection week.
  • Pile is to be placed within 8 ft of the the curb and away from obstruction, such as, fences, trees, parked cars, mailboxes, beneath overhead wires or low-hanging tree limbs, or on top of water meters.
  • Contractor/Construction material 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-city HHZ 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). 

In 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. 

VIOLATIONS

Residents will be in violation with City Code Chapter 13; Article 13.02.002 if any of the conditions below are demonstrated: 

  1. Brush and/or bulk items are in city street right-of-way and/or easements without prior written notification and authorization from the City that such action is permissible for a specified period time; or, 
  2. Brush and/or bulk items are placed in the city street right-of-way and/or easement prior to the approved date and after the pickup has been completed.
   HELPFUL LINKS
Bulk/Brush Mailed Flier - August 2020
Republic Services

City Code of Ordinances
Solid Waste Contract