City of Devine 303 South Teel Drive Devine, Texas 78016 Phone: 830-663-2804 Fax: 830-663-2208
TRASH WASTE WHEELER
Your residential trash is picked up on Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays. The city trash pick up area is divided into three sections. Refer to our color coded Trash Pickup Guide to determine which day your trash will be picked up.
Alamo 1 has allowed every household to use one 32 gallon personal trash can in addition to a waste wheeler or 5 bags of leaves only.
If waste wheeler is missing or stolen customer needs to file a police report and give us the report # to give to Alamo 1 before they can replace their trash can.
Commercial dumpsters are picked up on Tuesdays and Fridays.
RECYCLE PICK UP
Recycle will be picked up the fourth Thursday of the month. The customer will be responsible for providing a receptacle. Customers will need to call the City Office at 830-663-2804 in order to be placed on the Recycle List. Only one call is necessary to be put on the recycle list permanently.
LIST OF RECYCLABLE ITEMS
PAPER: Most types of paper, such as ad circulars, catalogs, carbonless paper, dry goods packing with liners removed (ex: cereal, pasta, rice, beer/soda cartons), envelopes, file folders, flattened cardboard, junk mail, magazines, newspapers, office paper, paperback books, paper bags, paper towel/toilet paper cores, phone books, non metallic gift wrap.
PLASTICS: Labeled #1 through #7. Look for the recycling symbol on the bottom. Remove lids and rinse any remaining food or liquids from containers or trays. Example include: beverage bottle, shampoo and lotion bottles, meat trays, condiment bottles, prescription and medicine bottles, plastic grocery bags tied together into bundles.
GLASS BOTTLES AND JARS ALL COLORS: Remove lids and rinse all food and liquids. Ex: beverage bottles, food and condiment bottles and jars (jelly, mustard, mayonnaise).
METAL CANS: Aluminum, steel and tin beverage and food cans, rinse all food or liquids, aerosol cans, empty and remove nozzle, baking tins, rinse and remove remaining food.
BRUSH PICK UP
Brush collection will continue to be done the first three weeks of the month. However, brush pick up must now be called in to the City of Devine by Friday before 5:00 p.m. to be placed on the list. The brush pile must also be placed out by Friday and it must be bundled in 5ft lengths and not weigh more than 50 lbs. The pile cannot be more than 4 cubic yards (which is approximately 5x5x5).Brush pick up will begin on Monday of the first three weeks. This has changed from the Thursday pick up. Please keep in mind the last day to call to be placed on the list has changed from Tuesdays to Fridays prior to pick up.
BULK PICK UP
Bulk pick up will occur twice a year; notices will be posted in your Utility bill, our local newspaper and on our web site.
There are 5 dumps/landfills in the county operated by South Texas Refuse Disposal. You can call 830-426-4261 for more information.