City staff anticipate the higher fees will bring an additional $6,088,594 to Solid Waste’s operating and maintenance fund and an additional $1,012,259 to fund stormwater operations.
San Antonio residents will pay more in garbage collection and stormwater charges if City Council approves two fee increases at its Thursday meeting.
Statistics and visits to some of Fiesta’s early events indicate that organizers have made it easier for attendees to recycle and avoid littering.
Solid Waste Director David McCary says that diaper contamination costs the city $1.2 million a year in charges from its recycling contractor.
San Antonio’s Solid Waste Management Department is weighing a $50 fee for residents who toss used diapers in recycling and organics bins.
The City of San Antonio announced its holiday service schedule this week. City Hall and most municipal offices will be closed Wednesday, Dec.