Brush and Bulk Pick-Up

Service Guidelines

Please do not place items within 6 feet of any obstacles such as:

  • Building Overhangs
  • Overhead Wires of Any Kind
  • Parked Cars
  • Telephone Service Boxes
  • Gas or Water Meters

In order to help achieve recycling goals please place your brush and bulky items in separate piles.

We greatly appreciate your cooperation in helping us keep the City of Brownsville as beautiful as it can be! If you have any questions or service concerns please contact us at (956) 546-HELP.

Brush Pick-Up Collection Schedule and Zoning Maps

Download the Brush and Bulk Pickup Schedule here.
Review the Brush and Bulk Zoning Map here.

Please keep brush free of debris considered unacceptable. Keep brush in a separate pile from bulky items.

Acceptable & Unacceptable Items


Acceptable Brush Items


  • Grass (must be bagged)
  • Leaves (must be bagged)
  • Shrubs
  • Tree Limbs (must not exceed 8 feet in length)

Acceptable Bulky Items

  • Chair
  • Furniture
  • Mattress
  • Sofa
  • Stove
  • Table
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Water Heater

Unacceptable Items


The following items are not collected under the brush and bulky item service:
  • Batteries
  • Block / brick
  • Car Parts
  • Cardboard boxes
  • Concrete / asphalt
  • Construction Material
  • Corrugated Metal
  • Demolition
  • Dirt
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Household Garbage
  • Items containing Freon
  • Liquids
  • Lumber
  • Roof Shingles
  • Sheet rock
  • Tires
Note: Items containing Freon such as refrigerators, freezers, or A/C units must have the Freon removed by an authorized facility and be labeled with a decal from that facility indicating that it has been removed.

Questions or Special Pick-Ups


For questions or to arrange a special pick-up for unacceptable items please contact (956) 546-HELP.