Waste Department provides free bulky item collection

LAREDO,Texas(KGNS)- The City of Laredo Solid Waste Department wants to remind residents paying garbage collection fees some of the free services available to them.

Throughout 2019 residents will have two free bulky item collection services.

Up to four items can be picked per trip, additional items will accrue additional fees.

Acceptable items include furniture, carpets, swing sets, plastic swimming pools, large toys, bikes, aquariums, and large household appliances.

This is separate from the recycling program and lawn clipping collection program, which are offered free year round.

To get more information on waste and recycling services in your neighborhood you can download the Recycle Coach app free on iOS and Android.

To schedule a pickup you can call 3-1-1 or 796-1098.