Dedicated to preserving green spaces and community programming, we want to highlight the City of Bryan’s Parks & Recreation Department. Let’s dive into the many ways Parks & Recreation impacts our community.
The Solid Waste Department is made up of Residential and Commercial Solid Waste Collection, Brush & Bulky Collection, Used Oil and Tire Recycling and the Public Works Call Center. Forty-five employees support the department, handling daily trash and brush & bulky collection, fielding phone calls and manning the DIY Used Oil & Tire Recycling Center. These are essential services that keep the Bryan community safe and healthy.
So, just how much waste and recycling do they handle?
- Annually, Solid Waste collects about 61,000 tons of waste from residential and commercial customers, which is disposed of at the landfill.
- On average, residential drivers conduct between 900 and 1,100 stops per day, while collecting over 480 tons of waste per week.
- Commercial collection operates seven days a week, with six routes starting as early as 4 a.m. to avoid traffic congestion. Commercial Services averages 520 tons of waste per week.
- Street sweepers have 41 routes throughout the city to help keep roadways free of litter and debris.
- Brush & Bulky crews operate 8 routes each day, collecting more than 75 tons of brush and 199 tons of bulky items per week.
- The City’s DIY Used Oil and Tire Recycling Center recycles about 24,000 tires and 5,000 gallons of used oil each year.
If you would like more information about a particular service, call 979.209.5900. The Public Works Call Center is available to assist you over the phone Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
To report after-hour emergencies, please call BTU Dispatch at 979.822.3777.