Sanitation Department

Responsibilities
  • Operation and Maintenance of Type 1 Subtitle D Sanitary Landfill including automated refuse collection for approximately 5,500 residential customers.  
  • Brush Chipping / Leaf Collection Program including processing brush and collecting leaves prior to delivering them to the landfill's compost area.  The materials are processed and converted into compost and mulch.  Mulch and compost are sold at the landfill to recover costs.
  • Operation of Recycling Center includes the collection of aluminum, corrugated cardboard, and tin cans.  Recycling Center also accepts residential yard waste 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.


RECYCLING CENTER TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PANDEMIC...



In accordance with CDC guidelines and to minimize person-to-person contact, the City of Fredericksburg has closed the City's Recycling Center, located at 302 E. Ufer Street, effective Thursday, March 26th until further notice.  If you require assistance with any surplus materials, please contact the City of Fredericksburg at (830) 997-7521, and every attempt will be made to assist.  Please note that the yard waste drop-off area located at the Recycling Center will still be available to residential customers of the City as well as the City's regular curbside brush chipping and leaf pick-up services. 



Recent Projects & Activities
  • Brush Chipping & Leaf Collection Program revisions
  • Mulch & Composting Operation
  • New Cell Development

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