Waste Management

To provide outstanding collection, disposal, and environmental services that enhance the quality of life in our community through superior stewardship backed up with quality service from a contracted well trained, and conscientious work force.  Waste Management Inc. is our contracted provider at this time.


From appliances to furniture, if you have old junk sitting around your house or garage that you need to get rid of, your chance is coming up. Bulky waste pickups are provided two times per year, approximately every six months, in June and November.

What’s accepted: Household trash, bicycles, household furniture, washers, dryers, stoves, appliances (as long as any Freon has been removed and tagged as such by a qualified technician) and loose brush. Small items should be boxed, bundled or bagged.

What’s NOT accepted: Hazardous waste, tires, car parts, concrete, dirt, construction debris, outdoor fencing, oil, liquids of any kind, hot tubs, railroad ties, yard waste, or appliances with Freon. Televisions and computers will NOT be picked up.

You may start placing your items in front of your property after the City Wide Yard Sale. VACANT lots will NOT be serviced! There is a limit of eight (8) cubic yards of bulk waste per residence

Place your bulk waste within three (3) feet of the curb, paved surface of the roadway or closest accessible roadway, avoiding placing anything under power lines or trees.

Items that contain Freon will not be accepted without a tag from a qualified technician showing all Freon has been removed

Do not mix scrap iron, wire or any other metal objects with brush and shrubbery placed on your curb for pickup-

For more information, please contact the City at (830) 931-4070 or (830) 931-4090.

Thank you for doing your part to keep Castroville beautiful!