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Services offered to Brooks Developmental Authority

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

Containers (Provided to residents)

1 – 18-gallon recycling bin
1 – 96 gallon trash bin

Frequency of Pickup

Trash: 1 time per week collection (Curbside). Must be out by 7:00am on Wednesday.
Recycling: 1 time per week collection (Curbside). Must be out by 7:00am on Wednesday. Resident may place additional recycle product curbside in clear plastic bags.

Bulk item pick-up should be scheduled thru BDA offices 210-333-5900


Updated Recyclable Materials List


Most types of paper, such as circulars, catalogs, carbonless paper, dry goods packaging with liners removed (example: cereal, pasta, rice, beer/soda cartons), envelopes, file folders, junk mail, magazines, newspapers, office paper, paperback books, paper bags, paper towel/toilet paper cores and non-metallic gift wrap. No phone books or wet or yellowed paper will be picked up.

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.


Labeled #l through #7. Remove lids and rinse any remaining food or liquids from containers or trays. Examples include: Beverage bottle, shampoo and lotion bottles, meat trays, condiment bottles, prescription and medicine bottles, plastic grocery bags tied together into a bundle.

No glass material

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

Bulk Pickup

Bulk items include: – tree trimmings, stumps, pallets, roofing and construction wastes, stoves, water closets, water heaters, washing machines, furniture, mattress, small tables, occasional chairs, etc and similar waste material


Household Hazardous Waste items: (motor oil, cleaning solutions, pesticides, herbicides) – Click here to learn more.

Car/Truck Tires: must be disposed of at a proper facility. Check your local automotive shop.

Large Cardboard items: must be cut into 1 x 3 strips in order to be taken as recycle – otherwise it will be collected as trash