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. 

Collection
To ensure collection, place the proper waste wheeler and recycling bin at the curb by 7:00 am on your service day. 

Do not place rocks, dirt, and other heavy items such as concrete or construction debris in the wheeler.  Flammable material such as oil, gas, muriatic 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 items (click for picture view) are currently accepted by Republic Services as recyclable materials and may be placed in your recycling bin for curbside pickup:
  • Newspaper, hard and soft cover books, magazines, junk mail, and phone books   
  • Cardboard, cereal and food boxes, milk and juice cartons, and pizza boxes
  • Aluminum foil, trays, and cans
  • Food and drink cans, wide-mouth plastic containers
  • Aerosol cans
  • Rigid plastics, plastic bottles and jugs #7 with lids
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Drinking glassware

Curbside Recycling Don'ts
The following items (click for picture view) are NOT currently accepted by Republic Services as recyclable materials and may not be placed in your recycling bin for curbside pickup:
  • Batteries
  • Ceramic dishes
  • Pots and pans
  • Light bulbs
  • Styrofoam cups, plates, and bowls
  • Plastic food trays and cups
  • Paper plates and napkins