Commercial Garbage Collection

The Commercial Division offers collection one to six days per week from a variety of container sizes depending on your business' needs.

New Service Requests

All new container service requests must comply with standards for container pads and enclosures for commercial containers as described in Section 110-58 prior to collection by the city.

The Commercial Foreman will assist you in determining the size of container and number of collections needed. 

Commercial Waste Reduction Resources

  1. Materials Exchange
  2. Industrial and Hazardous Waste
  3. Commercial Recycling
  4. Food Waste


As TCEQ states on their website, "the Resource Exchange Network for Eliminating Waste (RENEW) is a free materials-exchange network established by the Texas Legislature in 1987 to promote the reuse or recycling of industrial wastes."  RENEW is online listing for materials that are generated by businesses or materials that are needed for commercial use. 

Check out the RENEW page to see what you might be able to provide or receive from another Texas business at  It could save you money!

Commercial Solid Waste Hauler Permit

General Information, Instructions, And Permit Forms

(Effective January 1, 2019)

All commercial haulers that collect, haul, or transport commercial solid waste from any location in the City or transport waste over any public street, alley, or highway in with the City are required to have a Commercial Solid Waste Hauler Permit.

Required Forms

All commercial solid waste haulers requiring permits must provide the following documentation:

     • Permit Application Form

     • Vehicle List Form

     • Customer List Form

     • Proof of Insurance Coverage

Return completed forms to:

     City of New Braunfels
     Solid Waste and Recycling Division
     550 Landa Street
     New Braunfels Texas 78130

Permit Fees

Fees based on Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) are as follows:

   Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW)           Annual Permit Fee

      6,999 lbs or less                                 $150

      7,000 lbs or more                               $2,000

Permit fee can be paid in an annual lump sum due on January 1 or in quarterly permits due on January 1, April 1, July 1, and September 1 of each calendar year. The fee is not pro-rated. Payments should be made payable to the City of New Braunfels and should be submitted with a completed application form, vehicle list form, customer list form, and proof of insurance coverage. Permits are effective for twelve months from the date of issuance.

Vehicle Inspection

The Solid Waste Division may conduct an inspection of vehicle(s) to determine suitability for solid waste operations.

Permitted Solid Waste Haulers

See a list of permitted companies

Regulation of Operations

Section 110-12 of the Code of Ordinances contains specific rules and regulations concerning the commercial hauling of solid waste. All commercial haulers must adhere to the rules. Noncompliance may result in the issuance of various fines and penalties.