Garbage Collection

Trash Pick-Up 

The City has a contract with BVR for once per week collection of residential and commercial trash. Bulky waste items such as old furniture and white goods such a stoves, washing machines and dryers can be removed at a cost by the trash service provider. Contact City Hall to arrange for special pick-ups.  Collection carts are provided and up to two 30-33 gallon bags can be set out each week. Download a copy of a map (PDF) showing collection days by street.

The City also provides a bulky waste collection site at the Public Works facility, which is located at 301 Mill Avenue, Rockdale, TX 76567.  Once you have paid the fee at City Hall, you can drop off your bulk waste on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m, except on holidays. For more information, please view our fee schedule (PDF).

Brush Pick-Up 

You may request for your brush / tree cuttings to be removed by calling City Hall at 512-446-2511 and asking for a price quote for the city to pick up the brush. You can pay for the service directly or have it added to your monthly water bill.

Stash Your Trash Days and Bulk Item Pick-up Days

The City and BVR have negotiated a contract to allow for quarterly bulk trash events to be held for City customers. The City will hold Stash Your Trash Days twice a year and will hold Bulk Item Pick-Up Days twice a year. Residents may dispose of bulky waste items, old furniture and appliances with Freon removed, at no charge. Tree limbs may be disposed of on Stash your Trash days as posted. Other limitations may apply to events. The City is not able to take tires, motor oil or hazardous materials during these events.   

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