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Cart Exchange


The Solid Waste Management department will exchange waste containers for residents who want to downsize their recycle, organics or garbage containers.  Residents are always able to downsize or upsize their cart(s) at no cost.  Additional cart upsizes are $25 per occurrence. Garbage Cart rates are as follows:

  • Small 48 gallon cart - $16.50
  • Medium 64 gallon cart - $20.50
  • Large 96 gallon cart - $28.50

*When downsizing a cart, fee adjustments may take 2-3 billing cycles and will not begin until the month after the cart was exchanged.

To request this city service, you may submit the form below or call 311 Customer Service at 3-1-1 or 210-207-6000. 311 is available seven days a week from 7am-7pm Monday thru Friday and 8am-5pm Saturday, Sunday and holidays.

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