The Sandbagger is Back! City Offers Free Sandbags Tuesday

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – After increased public interest, Solid Waste Services will offer FREE sandbags for residents.

On Tuesday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Sandbagger machine will be available at the JC Elliott Collection Center, Highway 286 at Ayers Street. Residents will be allowed to take home six sandbags, weighing up to 50 pounds each, per vehicle. City crews will be onsite to assist loading sandbags.

Additional sandbag collection opportunities will be planned throughout Hurricane Season.

A valid government-issued ID is required for entry to the JC Elliott Collection Center.  

Media representatives may contact Solid Waste Services Education and Program Outreach Coordinator Celina Pulcher at (361) 826-1655 or by email at