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Balfour Beatty LAFB

Services offered to Lackland AFB Military Family Housing

Company efforts are focused on waste removal and disposal as well as recycling through the use of “state of art” collection vehicles and highly motivated personnel.

Residential Garbage Collection and Recycling

2 – times per week (Tues/Fri) curbside garbage collection using 96 gallon totters

1 – time per week (Tues) recycle collection using 18 gallon bins. Excess recycle products may be placed curbside in paper bags or cardboard boxes.

In addition, we provide twice monthly bulk collection (1st and 15th of each month).

Bulk consists of household furniture and fixtures. Example: couches, tables, chairs, mattresses, box springs, bed frames, washers, dryers, etc. Interior and exterior construction/remodeling waste building material will not be collected as part of the bulk pick-up.

Car Tires – should be taken to a local tire and wheel retailer for disposal.

All items must be placed curbside by 7am.


Updated Recyclable Materials List


ad circulars, catalogs, carbonless paper, cardboard (flattened), dry goods packaging (remove liner), envelopes, file folders, gift wrap (non-metallic), junk mail, magazines, newspaper, office, paper, paperback books ,paper bags, paper milk and juice cartons, paper towel / toilet paper cores, phone books


Remove lids and rinse all food and liquids. Examples: beverage bottles, food and condiment bottles and jars (jelly, mustard, mayonnaise). No mirrors, windows, ceramics, or other glass or glazed materials are allowed.

Metal Cans

Aluminum, steel, and tin beverage and food cans rinsed of all food or liquids. Aerosol cans emptied and nozzle removed. Baking tins rinsed and remaining contents removed.


1,2,5, bottles, bowls, cups, food trays and tubs, jars, lotion and shampoo bottles


bottles – all colors (beverage bottles), jars – all colors (jelly or condiment jar)


aluminum drink cans, aluminum baking tins, steel or tin food cans and lids, empty aerosol cans (remove nozzle and discard in trash)

Not Accepted

Plastic Bags, All Styrofoam, Meat trays, household trash, aluminum foil, appliances, auto glass, clothes, clothes hangers, computer cords, diapers, dead animals (dead animal pick-up), garden hoses, hardcover books, light bulbs, toys, plastic containers with hazardous materials, shredded paper, Styrofoam® formed packing or “peanuts”, trash bags, waxed paper and waxed food containers, yard trimmings

During the term of this contract, the Contractor reserves the right to add or delete items.