BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 20, 2019) – Residential garbage collection service rates will increase effective April 1, 2019, due to a Consumer Price Index (CPI) increase of 3.53%. The consumer price index or CPI measures the changes in the price of a certain collection of goods and services bought by consumers in an effort to measure inflation.
Residential service rates will increase on April 1, 2019, as follows:
- One Container from $21.45 to $22.05
- Two containers from $28.75 to $29.55
- Back Door / Walk-in from $30.24 to $31.09
For questions regarding residential garbage collection, please contact 546-HELP (4357). 546-HELP is Brownsville's non-emergency online directory of city services.
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