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Brush Recycling Centers


The Brush Recycling Centers are open Monday through Sunday from 8:00am-5:00pm. The locations are:

  • Bitters Brush Recycling Center -1800 Wurzbach Parkway, San Antonio, Texas 78216
  • Nelson Garden Brush Recycling Center - 8963 Nelson Rd, San Antonio, Texas 78252

City of San Antonio residents who pay the City's environmental fee will pay a residential rate. When visiting the brush sites, residents need to bring a recent copy of their CPS Energy Bill and a photo I.D. Acceptable forms of payment include cash, credit card and check (with matching identification).

  • Resident Fees: 20lbs or less -$0.25 Over 20lbs- $0.235 per each increment of 20 lbs.
  • Non-Resident/Commercial Fees: Less than 2,000 lbs.- $25.00 More than 2,000 lbs. - $25.00 plus $25.00 per each additional ton

Customers utilizing city disposal sites must cover their loads by containment of the vehicle, or, if an open topped vehicle, by a covering (tarp). Having brush bagged or tied down does not constitute as having a tarp. A $5.00 penalty fee will be assessed for customers not in compliance.

Mulch is available only at the Bitters Brush Recycling Center location for purchase at $0.03 (three cents) per pound in increments of twenty (20 pounds). Coarse mulch is also available and is free year-round. Christmas tree mulch is free and only available for a limited time after January 1st.

For more information on the brush recycling centers, call 311 or (210) 207-6000. 311 is available seven days a week from 7am-7pm and 8am-5pm on holidays.

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