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City-wide bulky clean up scheduled for October 16

The City of Lockhart, in partnership with Central Texas Refuse, is helping you do some fall cleaning through its city-wide clean up Saturday, October 16, at 7 a.m.  All loose materials must be in bags or in containers that cannot weigh more than 60 pounds. All trash must be out at the property line by 7 a.m. the day of the cleanup. 


**For the safety of our streets, crew, and residents, please don't bring your bulky items out to your property line sooner than FIVE DAYS before the event.


In this event, bulky item pickup charges will not be applicable on certain eligible items, including:

  • Appliances such as washers, dryers, and stoves
  • Carpeting measuring less than 4-feet long
  • Furniture
  • Scrap metal measuring less than 4-feet long
  • Treated wood (fence materials)
  • Mattresses
  • Tree limbs (must be bundled with rope or twine)
    • Limbs must not exceed 4-inches in diameter.
    • Limbs must not exceed 4-feet in length.
    • No palm tree or cacti limbs accepted.


Non-eligible items include:

  • Freon appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioning units.
    • If you need someone to pick up these appliances, call Appliance Collector (512) 650-0528.
  • Televisions and computers
  • Automotive products/fluids
  • Paint
  • Hazardous materials
  • Demolition/construction debris and metal fencing
  • Tires
  • Batteries, ammunition, or explosives
  • Concrete or rocks
  • Railroad tie lumber
  • Pianos, hot tubs, motorcycles, or items larger than a typical appliance.


BRUSH PICKUP: When discarding brush and other items, please make two separate piles: one for brush and another one for everything else. NO TRASH OR TREATED WOOD IN THE BRUSH PILE. Brush piles with bulk trash mixed in will be skipped and will be the resident’s responsibility to remove.




Brush piles must have 5 ft. of clearance on both sides and free from obstructions up to 15 ft. tall. Do not place brush piles within 5 ft. of mailboxes, poles, trees, parked cars, and the bulk trash pile. The brush pile may not exceed 4 ft. in length and 40 pounds in weight.


We also ask you not to put material out on the street, where it could pose a traffic hazard. Call Central Texas Refuse at (512)243-2833 for more information.


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