The paper bags that the City of New Braunfels provides for Green Waste collection service will be temporarily unavailable at all pick-up locations.
Waste is the residential curbside collection of leaves and plant trimmings that
are placed in bags or bundles (tied with rope or twine), each bag or bundle
weighing no more than 40 pounds. The locations affected include:
City Recycle Center - 488 S Castell Avenue
City Library - 700 E Common Street
McKenna Gym - 801 W San Antonio Street
New Braunfels City Hall – 550 Landa Street
City Municipal Building – 424 S Castell Avenue
NBU Main Office - 263 Main Plaza
Landa Rec Center – 164 Landa Park Drive
City’s bag printing vendor is experiencing high volumes and has delayed the City’s
most recent order of Green Waste bags. Availability
of City-provided Green Waste bags is expected to resume at the beginning of
that require bags for Green Waste material in the interim can purchase similar bags
at several local retailers, including home improvement stores. Acceptable bags
for Green Waste collection are usually well-marked as “lawn and leaf” bags. To be picked up, bags must be made of
biodegradable Kraft paper and be the approximately 30-gallon size. No plastic bags are acceptable.
more information on the Green Waste program, visit www.nbtexas.org/greenwaste
or call the City’s Solid Waste and Recycling Division at (830) 221-4040.