Brush Drop Off

Monthly Brush Drop Off & Mulch Pick Up at 750 River Road

The City of San Marcos hosts its monthly brush drop-off (weather permitting) on the second Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at 750 River Road for San Marcos residential garbage and recycling service customers. Residents must wear a mask and follow instructions from staff, who are on-site. 

The site can be reached from the San Marcos Animal Shelter entrance at 750 River Road and following the signs.

People wishing to drop off brush and other "green waste" must provide a copy of a City utility bill and unload their own material at the site.

Accepted Materials

Material that will be accepted includes tree / brush trimmings and wood debris suitable for tub grinding and leaves and grass clippings. Brush containing barbed wire or other metals will not be accepted.

Brush Drop-Off Location Map

The service is open only to residential solid waste customers in San Marcos. Brush from commercial operations will not be accepted. Residents are invited to load and take ground up mulch at the site.

2020 Brush Drop Off Dates

  • January 11
  • February 8
  • March 14
  • April 11
  • May 9
  • June 13
  • July 11
  • August 8
  • September 12
  • October 10
  • November 14
  • December 12

TDS Landfill Access

If you can't wait until the second Saturday, San Marcos garbage customers may take up to 5 cubic yards of yard waste to TDS Landfill, (3016 FM 1327 Buda, TX 78610) one day each month at no additional charge. Only yard waste like branches or bags of leaves will be accepted, no other bulk items are permitted.

You must take your driver's license and a copy of your utility bill showing you pay for garbage service and make sure you cover the load with a tarp.