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Web-Application Tool, including Garbage and Recycling Schedule, Reminders for garbage & Recycling collections, boost your recycling knowledge

Ask a Recycling Question: Send us your questions about what can and cannot be recycled in the City.

Litter Critter Information: Find Community Cleanup Program schedules through the end of the year.

The mission of Solid Waste Services is to ensure the public health and beautification of the city of Corpus Christi and an integrated solid waste management system for collection and disposal of residential trash, household hazardous waste, brush, yard waste, and recyclables in a managed format that is timely, safe, efficient and environmentally responsible.

Solid Waste Services Customer Guide 2021 » 
*Brush & Bulky Collection Schedule

Contact Information

For Solid Waste Services

Address: 2525 Hygeia Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78415

Phone: (361) 826-2489

Fax: (361) 826-1971

Collection Center:
J.C. Elliott Collection Center
Hwy 286 (At Ayers)
Corpus Christi, TX 78415
(361) 826-2489

Solid Waste Services

Garbage & Recycling Carts

Find answers to questions about your garbage or recycling cart. Learn how to use and maintain your cart, as well as how to report damaged or stolen carts.

Garbage & Recycling Schedule

The City of Corpus Christi offers curbside service for garbage, recycling, heavy brush and bulky item pick-up. The Green Cart is for Garbage and Yard Waste and the Blue Cart is for Recycling.

Hazardous Waste Disposal

Learn how to properly dispose of household hazardous waste, such as batteries, anti-freeze, and solvents, properly.

Heavy Brush & Bulky Items

Heavy brush and bulky items are picked up together, several times a year on a published schedule. View the service area map to find your area.

How & What to Recycle

You can recycle many everyday items. All recyclable items go into the same blue cart, with no sorting required.

Super Bag Collection Service

A new service for scheduled pickup of leftover construction material

Learn more

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David Lehfeldt, Director of Solid Waste Services

David Lehfeldt, Director of Solid Waste Services

David has 26 years of local government experience in solid waste services. David Lehfeldt was appointed Interim Director of Solid Waste Services on August 13, 2019. Before his appointment, David served as the Deputy Director for the City. David holds a Bachelor Degree in Geology with a major emphasis on structural geology from Stanford University.