Free Bulky Goods Drop-Off Event December 10th
Published on Dec 01, 2016 / Local News
Ready to clean out the garage, closets, attic before the holidays? The City of New Braunfels is hosting a Bulky Goods Drop-Off for residential customers on Saturday, December 10th, from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The last vehicle in line at 11 o’clock will be the last one assisted. Each quarter the City designates a day for residents to bring bulky items for disposal and recycling. Drop-off locations include:
• City Municipal Building - 424 S. Castell Ave.
• Comal County Offices - 1297 Church Hill Dr.
• New Braunfels High School - 2551 Loop 337
• Walnut Springs Elementary - 1900 S. Walnut Ave.
• Mesquite Creek Landfill - FM 1101 and Kohlenberg Ln.
Items accepted include appliances (with Freon removed), furniture, mattresses, whole passenger car tires without rims (limit 10 per resident), and scrap metal. Prohibited items include appliances with Freon, green waste (leaves, branches, and twigs), bagged or commercial garbage, electronics, and hazardous waste. Blown-out, partial, motorcycle, ATV, and lawn mower tires are also prohibited.
All trailers must be covered with a tarp and taken to the landfill, and all vehicle occupants at the landfill must wear a safety vest. Only one load allowed per resident, per event at the landfill. Note that the landfill will not accept tires or most appliances. Residents should call Mesquite Creek Landfill, operated by Waste Management, at (830) 625-7894 for additional information about this site.
All locations require residents to bring a current NBU/GVEC bill and photo ID in order to participate. The City recommends that residents come prepared for wait times by bringing water and/or a snack.
For more information, visit www.nbtexas.org/bulkygoods or call the City of New Braunfels Solid Waste and Recycling Division at (830) 221-4040.
For notifications about special collection events, download the free My-Waste mobile app from the Apple or Android stores, or visit http://www.my-waste.mobi/TX-Newbraunfels/. Residents can also sign up for the Keep Me Informed feature on the City’s website by entering contact information and choosing the Solid Waste and Recycling list.