The City of San Marcos will hold a community cleanup on May 14

The City of San Marcos will hold its last community cleanup event through September this weekend.

Residents can bring their bulky waste and other materials to the collection site behind the San Marcos Regional Animal Center on Saturday, May 14 between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The event is open to San Marcos Residential Garbage and Multi-Family Recycling customers. Residents wishing to drop off bulky waste must provide a copy of their municipal electricity bill and unload their materials at the site.

Residents are advised to arrive early as once the roll-offs are full staff cannot accept any additional materials. The city encourages residents to donate undamaged materials to local nonprofits or thrift stores.

What will be accepted:

  • Furniture
  • Lumber
  • Doors & windows
  • Mattresses & box springs
  • Appliances and electronics
  • exercise equipment
  • Scrap metal and tires
  • Household hazardous waste including paint, weed killers, pesticides, drain cleaners, degreasers, used gasoline and oil, batteries, cell phones, fluorescent lights, medical sharps and used cooking oil
  • garden waste

What will not be accepted:

  • commercial waste
  • Rock
  • Earth and grass
  • Vehicles
  • Boats
  • Trailers

Residents are asked to separate garden waste from other materials.

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