95 gallon roll-out carts are provided for all Residential Customers and 65 gallon roll-out carts are provided for all
Commercial Customers that pay utilities through the City of Yoakum.  Garbage must be placed inside these containers
in order to be picked up.  
All carts should be out by the curb/street no later than 8:00 AM the day your pick up is scheduled.  If the cart is not
out when collection trucks come by your residence, your garbage will not be picked up until your next scheduled
collection day (the following week).
For information regarding rates and additional containers, including roll-off dumpsters, please contact our
utility office at (361) 293-6321 or come by City Hall at 808 Hwy 77a South in Yoakum.
SCHEDULE CHANGES - Effective March 5, 2012

The City implemented yard waste and brush collection schedules on March 5th.
Yard waste such as leaves, twigs, and grass clippings will be picked up curbside during the
1st and 3rd full weeks of each month.  

Larger limbs requiring the chipper truck will be picked up during the 2nd and 4th full weeks of each month. It is
no longer necessary to call City Hall for Brush Collection.
 For brush piles that may take longer than 15 minutes, door
hangers will be left for the property owners informing them to contact City Utilities to make arrangements prior to
collection and billing for the service(s).

All residents are asked to have their yard waste and brush/limbs out by the curb by 8:00 a.m. Monday morning of the
weeks they are scheduled to be picked up.  Collection days will vary according to workload.
Solid Waste
PO Box 738
Yoakum, TX 77995
Phone #:  (361) 293-6321
Fax #:  (361) 293-3318