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City of Helotes

Services offered


Residential Garbage Collection and Recycling services consist of:


95-gallon cart plus 3 additional items (bags, boxes or bundles not to exceed 35 gallons each).
18-gallon recycling bin

Frequency of Pickup

Twice a year brush collection. Up to 30 cubic yards (Brush cut by tree trimming contractors will not be collected as a part of this service)
2 times per week collect on trash. Must be curbside by 7:00am on pickup day.
1 time per week collection on recycling.
2 times per year on curbside brush pickup and white goods collection & disposal.

Containerized Service


2 cubic yard, 3 cubic yard, 4 cubic yard,
6 cubic yard, 8 cubic yard

Frequency of Pickup

From 1 time per week to 6 times per week service.

Commercial Hand Load Service


96-gallon cart

Frequency of Pickup

2 times per week.

Roll-Off Containers (Inside City Limits)

Offering construction and demolition debris removal and industrial/compactor rental and haul off.


20 cubic yard, 30 cubic yard, 40 cubic yard


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 City reserves the right to add or delete items.

Holiday Schedule

In the event your collection day falls on a holiday, your service will be performed on your next scheduled collection day.

Examples: (Assumes Holiday Falls on Monday)

  • If your trash collection days fall on Monday and Thursday and the holiday falls on a Monday then the garbage will be collected on Thursday.
  • If your recycling day is on Monday, then it will be collected the following Monday.
  • If your recycling collection day falls on two consecutive holidays we encourage you to store your recyclables until your next scheduled collection day.

For information on Brush Collection and Bulk Pick Up residents of Helotes should register on Nextdoor and follow the official City of Helotes page. This is where brush and bulk collection schedules and other important information for citizens will be published. The public can find the City of Helotes page on Nextdoor by visiting https://www.nextdoor.com and then entering their home address to join. For residents who have already joined Nextdoor, the direct link to our page is https://nextdoor.com/agency/city-of-helotes.

Solid Waste Rates Changing

C6 Rate Adjustment (link goes to document)

If you have any questions regarding the information provided, you may call us at 210-375-0066 or email us at c6@c6disposal.com