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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Household Hazardous Waste Event

On Saturday, February 16th, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. the City of New Braunfels will host a household hazardous waste drop-off for residents at 550 Landa St in New Braunfels, in the parking lot at City Hall.

Participants must enter the parking lot from the Laurel Lane side.  The line begins at the entrance on the Laurel Lane side of the parking lot, queues up Laurel Lane, and then goes left on Wood Road toward Clearfield Drive.

The event is open to City of New Braunfels and Comal County residents.  Citizens must bring a state-issued photo I.D. with current address to verify residency.  The last car in line at noon will be the last assisted.

Participants should not mix any items and transport them only in their car’s trunk or truck bed.  When possible, items should be in their original, properly sealed, and labeled containers.  The size of individual containers cannot exceed five gallons for liquid wastes.  Trailer loads will not be accepted in order to keep wait times to a minimum.

Not all items are accepted.  Prohibited items include ammunition, explosives, flares, fireworks, compressed natural gas cylinders, medical waste, pharmaceuticals, radioactive materials, commercial waste, tires, trash, and electronics. 

City residents can call (830) 221-4040 or visit the City’s website at, for information about accepted items and the event.

To receive notifications about special collection events, download the free Recycle Coach smartphone app from the Apple or Android stores.  Residents can also sign up for the Keep Me Informed feature on the City’s website by entering contact information and choosing the Solid Waste and Recycling list.

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