Garbage & Recycling

Garbage and recycling collection and disposal services are provided by Republic Services at a monthly rate of $24.56 plus tax for residential service. Curbside garbage collection is twice weekly and curbside recycling collection is once per week. Your location in the city determines the collection days for garbage and recycling.

For service, complete the garbage service agreement.

Route A

  • Tuesday and Friday curbside garbage collection
  • Friday curbside recycling collection
  • Residences located in the area within FM 3009, FM 2252, Bat Cave Road, and Schoenthal Road

Route B

  • Monday and Thursday curbside garbage collection
  • Thursday curbside recycling collection
  • Residences located in the areas outside of FM 3009, FM 2252, Bat Cave Road, and Schoenthal Road

City of Garden Ridge Garbage Collection Service Map

Trash & Recycling Holidays
No trash or recycling will be picked up on the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day - January 1, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Day - November 28, 2019
  • Christmas Day - December 25, 2019


Reasonable amounts of yard waste can be disposed of curbside consisting of bagged leaves, grass, and bundled brush and branches. Bundles should not exceed four (4) feet in length and 35 pounds in weight.

Disposal of Brush, Metal, Wood, Appliances, and Furniture
Republic Services provides roll-off dumpsters for the disposal of brush, metal, wood, appliances and furniture six times yearly for the convenience of Garden Ridge residents only. No commercial or contractor disposal allowed. Proof of residency is required. The disposal site is located off Municipal Parkway on the following scheduled dates from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Find out when the Dumpsters will be open for 2019

IMPORTANT NOTICE about Garbage and Recycling

annual Household Hazardous Waste and shred day event

The City of Garden Ridge 2019 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal and Spring Clean Up Event was held on Saturday, April 6, 2019, from 8:00AM to 2:00PM; with shredding service from 10:00am to 1:00pm. the 2020 event date will be scheduled and announced in the first quarter of the year!

These EVENTS ARE annual eventS for Garden Ridge residents ONLY.