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Brush Recycling Center


The Bitters Brush Recycling Center is located at 1800 Wurzbach Parkway, San Antonio, Texas 78216 and is open Monday through Sunday from 8:00am-5:00pm. The Bitters Brush Recycling Center is for residential customers only. They no longer accept brush materials from commercial accounts.  Please note, The Nelson Garden/Atlas Organics Brush Recycling Center is now managed and operated by Atlas Organics and not by the City of San Antonio.

City of San Antonio residents who pay the City's environmental fee will pay a residential rate. When visiting the Bitters brush site, 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 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 site 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 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. Mulch is available for purchase for residents, non-residents and businesses.

The Nelson Garden/Atlas Organics Brush Recycling Center is now managed and operated by Atlas Organics. It is located at 8963 Nelson Rd, San Antonio, Texas 78252. They are open 8am-5pm, 7 days a week. This facility does accept commercial loads. Their commercial rates have changed. Residents who take their CPS bill and matching ID will pay the residential rate. If not, then they will charge the commercial rate. The residential rate is for small loads, large loads are charged commercial rates even if they are residential. Please contact the facility directly for rates at (210) 319-0521.

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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