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The mission of Solid Waste Services is to ensure the public health and beautification of the city of Corpus Christi and an integrated solid waste management system for collection and disposal of residential trash, household hazardous waste, brush, yard waste, and recyclables in a managed format that is timely, safe, efficient and environmentally responsible.

Contact Information

For Solid Waste Services

Address: 2525 Hygeia Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78415

Phone: (361) 826-2489

Fax: (361) 826-1971

Collection Center:
J.C. Elliott Collection Center
Hwy 286 (At Ayers)
Corpus Christi, TX 78415
(361) 857-1631
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Solid Waste Services Services

Garbage and Recycling Carts

Find answers to questions about your garbage or recycling cart.

Garbage and Recycling Schedule

The City of Corpus Christi offers curbside service for garbage, recycling, heavy brush and bulky item pick up.

Hazardous Waste Disposal

Learn how to dispose of household hazardous waste, such as batteries, anti-freeze, and solvents, properly.

Heavy Brush and Bulky Items

Heavy brush and bulky items are picked up together, several times a year on a published schedule.

Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

There will be no collection on the following official City holidays. Please note alternate collection dates.

How and What to Recycle

You can recycle many everyday items. All recyclable items go into the same blue "smart cart," with no sorting required.

Litter Critter Program

The Litter Critter Program provides a large brush collection truck for no additional charge.

Obtaining a Hauler Permit

All haulers of solid waste are required to have permits. Permits are valid from September 1st through August 31st of each year.

Recycling Centers and Info

The City of Corpus Christi has three Recycling Drop-off Centers and one Collection Center available to customers.

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