Free Landfill Day

Three times a year, the privately-owned landfills allow Solid Waste customers to visit their locations free of charge. Upcoming dates will be posted on this pageĀ at the beginning of each fiscal year. Download the Free Landfill Day flyer and map.


Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  • November 13, 2021
  • February 12, 2022
  • April 9, 2022
  • July 9, 2022


Republic Services Landfill
7000 IH 10 E, 78219

Waste Management Landfill
8611 Covel Road, 78252
*customers may be required to wear a safety vest on loan


The Free Landfill Day offers you the perfect opportunity to get rid of all of your unwanted bulky waste for FREE! Several convenient locations will provide citizens easy access to drop off their unwanted material. This event is available only to San Antonio residential Solid Waste Rate Payers. In order to participate, please make sure the following guidelines are met:

  • Must be a City of San Antonio solid waste fee rate payer
  • Bring a valid picture ID
  • Bring a copy of your most recent CPS Energy Statement showing payment of City Services for Solid Waste Fee
  • Cover your loads with a tarp (by law, City Ordinance #2015-09-10-0760)
  • NO roofing materials, sheet rock, dirt, brick, brush, lumber or construction materials will be accepted
  • NO industrial, commercial or construction waste will be accepted

Accepted Materials

  • Appliances
  • Bagged litter (only at landfills)
  • Carpet
  • Fencing material
  • Furniture
  • Mattresses
  • Tires (limit 6 passenger car tires per household)
  • Toilets
  • Water heaters