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Trash Talk
Information regarding solid waste and recycling information and schedules can be found here.  Responsible solid waste and recycling programs and guidelines are a vital part of keeping our city clean and healthy.
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To report a concern, missed pickup or to replace a damaged or missing cart, please call 512-990-6100 or email your request to .  Please include complete details along with your name, contact phone number and service address.

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Holiday Pickup Schedules
In the event of holidays, Progressive Waste Solutions will provide regular pick up service for all customers within the same week.  Pick up days will just move forward one day through Saturday of that week.  Observed holidays are Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Bulk Items
Progressive Waste Solutions offers residents pickup for household items like stoves, washers and dryers, refrigerators*, freezers* and mattresses that are too large to put in the regular trash bin.

Place your item at the curb on your regular trash day. The standard trash truck will not pick up the item, a separate truck will be sent to retrieve the bulk item. It helps to call in advance to 512-990-6100 so Progressive Waste Solutions is prepared for your item.

*Note: Any item containing freon must have it removed by a licensed technician and a certification sticker applied.

Hazardous material, tires, fencing, carpet, stable matter and construction material are not accepted curbside. 

If you have any questions about curbside bulk pickup, please call us at 512-990-6100.

Recyclables Accepted Curbside
Newspaper, office paper, junk mail, cereal & soft drink boxes, magazines, catalogs, holiday & greeting cards, phone books, paper bags, file folders or corrugated cardboard. Wrapping paper is accepted as long as it is NOT foil backed.

Rigid plastic labeled #1 through #7. Plastic drink bottles, milk jugs, shampoo bottles, detergent & bleach bottles, margarine/yogurt tubs, lids of plastic bottles, empty medicine bottles. (no need to remove caps/ lids)

Aluminum cans, tin & steel cans, empty aerosol cans, metal lids from glass jars. Pet food cans.  Drain and rinse.

All clear, green and amber glass.

All items must be placed in your blue recycle cart and placed curbside by 7:00 AM on your regular pickup day at least 5 feet from your green trash cart.