of Bryanís Solid Waste Department services approximately 22,000 residential
accounts per week. Residential collection services are performed Monday thru
Thursday. Bryan residents are provided with one 95-gallon container for use,
and receive collection service once per week.
you will find answers to common questions regarding our solid waste
What kind of refuse may be
put in the containers?
All refuse and garbage can be
placed in your container for disposal. The City of Bryan requires all wastes to
be bagged prior to placement in your container to prevent wind blown litter and
maintain your container in a clean and sanitary manner.
The following items CANNOT
be placed in your container:
remodeling and demolition materials
Dirt, sod, brush or rock
Hot ashes or flammable
materials such as oil, gas or paint
Click Here to identify your service day. You may also obtain service day and other information by contacting the call center by email Public Works Call Center
or phone (979) 209-5900.
Where should I place my
container for service?
Your garbage container will be
serviced by the Cityís automated collection vehicle. Place your container
curbside no later than 7am on your scheduled collection day. Containers
set out late will not be serviced, however a return trip may be provided for a
Please place your container at
least 4 feet away from mailboxes, parked vehicles, low wires and limbs, and
other obstructions that can promote service interruptions. The arrows on your
containerís lid should be facing the street so that the lid opens away from your
residence. At no time should surplus garbage or items be placed in front
of, on top, or beside your container.
Return your container from the
curb to a location adjacent to your home no later than twelve hours after
your schedule service day. This is requirement helps to keep the appearance of
neighborhoods clean and neat, and allows access for emergency vehicles.
Containers located curbside longer than twelve hours may be subject to citation.
I have too much waste to fit
into my container, what can I do?
There are several options. You
can utilize the
Bryan Drive-In Recycling Centerto reduce your volume of garbage
through recycling, place large and bulky items for collection on your schedule
bulky waste collection day, or order an additional container for an extra
monthly fee. Contact the Public Works Call Center at (979) 209-5900 for
information regarding any of these services.
Is there anything I can do
to reduce my weekly volume?
Bryan Drive-In Recycling Centeris open 7 days a week and is a free service to all customers of
the Brazos Valley. Do something terrific for our environment while lowering your
disposal cost. Ask how you can save
one month of garbage fees just for recycling!
The following items will be
accepted for processing from commercial & nonprofit customers:
Aluminum and steel cans
#1 & #2 plastics (milk
jugs, personal water bottles, grocery bags)
Newsprint and office paper
Brown and clear glass
bottles and jars
My container was not picked
up, what can I do?
Notify the Public Works Call Center by email or phone (979) 209-5900 immediately and inquire if our drivers reported any complications with
your residenceís container. Containers accidentally missed by our drivers will
be serviced by the next business day.
If your container was considered
unserviceable, please make all requested changes (move parked cars and
obstacles, remove items from in front of container, etc). A return trip may be
provided for a return fee rate of $7.65 that will be charged to your
monthly utility bill.
What should I do if my
container is damaged or missing a lid or wheel?
Contact the Public Works Call Center by email or phone (979) 209-5900. A work order will be created and repairs will be performed at no charge
within 72 hours of notification. Please provide us with your location and
pertinent contact information.
Iím moving, do I take my
container with me?
No. We will provide a container
for you at your new residence free of charge. If you do not have a container at
your new address, please email the Public Works Call Center or phone (979) 209-5900.
A container will be delivered to your new residence by the end of the next
My container has a bad odor,
what can I do?
The customer is responsible for
keeping the container clean and sanitary. To avoid odors from occurring, the
City requires its residents to tightly bag their garbage before placing it into
their solid waste container. This action will help to prevent odors within your
container and will help to eliminate wind blown litter and spillage during
collection. In addition, routinely washing your container with soap and water
will help to eliminate odors.
Does the City provide
container rollout assistance to its disabled residents?
Yes. The City of Bryan provides
container rollout assistance for qualified disable households. In order to
qualify for this service, please contact the Public Works Call Center
at (979) 209-5900 to receive a application or download a Service Request Application.
Residents must be prepared to provide a note from your physician to the Solid
Waste Department stating that your condition prevents you from pulling your
container to/from the curb. This information may be mailed or faxed to the
Solid Waste Department at the following:
P.O. Box 1000
Bryan, TX 77805
Once received, a handicap
sticker will be placed on your container and your contact information will be
added to our special service list. Please make sure that your container is
accessible on your day of collection.