City of Kerrville has contracted with Republic Services for curbside waste and recycling collection. Curbside recycling service occurs every other Friday and is dependent on your normal trash pick-up. In reference to the Solid Waste Calendar:
Monday & Tuesday trash collection days, recycling is serviced on the Green Fridays
Wednesday & Thursday trash collection days, recycling is serviced on the Tan Fridays
- Recycling for curbside collection needs to be placed out for collection no later than 7:30 a.m. of your assigned Friday
- Not within 3 feet of any other object
- Not within 5 feet of any vehicle
- At least 16 feet of overhead clearance
*Lid must be able to close completely, as this prevents recyclables from falling onto the street which cannot be serviced by collection vehicles.
If you experience any issues with solid waste/recycling collections please contact 210-304-2700 to expedite your request. If needed you may call the City at 830-257-8000.
- Aluminum products: Cans, foil, & pie plates. Please make sure there is no remaining food or liquid in the item(s).
- Cereal, Kleenex, pizza, soap bar boxes, paper roll and tissue inserts, soft drink packaging, moving boxes, product shipment boxes. No waxed or plastic coated cardboard items and not larger than 2 feet x 2 feet
- Magazines: Magazines, catalogs and telephone books
- Mixed paper: Direct mail, envelopes, colored paper, or post it notes - No tissues or paper towels
- Newsprint: Newspaper and the inserts
- Shredded paper: White paper cut up, must be placed in paper bag ONLY
- White paper: Office paper, school notebook, and office printer paper
- Plastics: #1, #2, #5. Remove lids from bottled items. Please make sure there is no remaining food or liquid left in the item.
- Steel/tin cans: Metal cans and lids (labels do not have to be removed). Please make sure there is no remaining food or liquid in the cans.
- Glass bottles and jars
- Plastic Bags - empty or with items inside
- Batteries or electronics, including cords
- Hazardous/Toxic containers
- Flower pots or water hoses
- Frozen food or chip bags
- Plastic or metal hangers
- Ceramic dishes, light bulbs, drinkware, mirrors
- Food Waste, soiled paper plates or pizza boxes, napkins
- Styrofoam containers, peanuts or packing material
- Yard waste i.e. brush or leaves
- Household waste
- Construction material i.e. sheetrock, lumber, or shingles