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Memorial Day Holiday, Monday, May 29, 2017

Monday’s trash route (May 29th) will be collected on Wednesday, May 31st

Monday, May 29th is Memorial Day, a time to honor the men & women of the U.S. Armed Forces who gave their service to our country… and a time to gather with friends and family, and remember loved ones.  In honor of the Memorial Day holiday, City of Waco offices will be closed on Monday, May 29th.
Solid Waste Services will not run collection routes on Monday, May 29th.  Monday’s routes will be picked up on Wednesday, May 31st. 

In addition, the Cobbs Dr. Convenience Center and landfill will be closed for the holiday. 
The Waco-McLennan County Library system will close all four libraries on Sunday, May 28th and Monday, May 29th. 
Waco transit will not run routes on Memorial Day.

Educational Presentations about solid waste, recycling and/or storm water for all ages!

Presentations will be geared to the needs of the audience.  Presentations for school aged children can include a hands-on activity.  Call (254) 299-2496.

Holiday Trash Pick-Up Reminders

Full schedule here; 2017 schedule here

City of Waco Leaders Plan for a new Landfill

The City’s Solid Waste Services Department has concluded that it needs to begin the process of building a new landfill due to the current landfill’s capacity having only about 8 years of life remaining.

Read on for details...

Watch our PSA about recycling!

(featuring 'Tru' with Waco Agility Group!)

Helpful Info

Solid Waste ordinances in Waco: click here for helpful information for Waco residents!

Guidelines for using residential carts are found here.

Guidelines for using Waco residential trash dumpsters are here and guidelines for residential recycling dumpsters are here.

Contact Information

Solid Waste Administrative Offices:
501 Schroeder Drive

Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed holidays and weekends)

Customer Service (254) 299-2612
Residential Services: (254) 299-2612
Commercial Services & Sales: (254) 299-2612
Landfill: (254) 299-2620
To Report Illegal Dumping: (254) 299-2611
All other inquiries: (254) 299-2612
Para informacion en Espanol: (254) 299-2612

Solid Waste Services Brochure

Spanish Version

Other Helpful Information

About Us

Waco Solid Waste Services is part of the Public Works Department. It provides environmentally sound and cost effective waste management services in the form of residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional garbage collection and disposal that are essential for our clean and healthy community.  These services are provided to approximately 36,000 residential and 4,600 commercial customers.  A city owned and operated 237-acre landfill is managed for the end disposal of wastes originating in Waco and surrounding region. Waco Solid Waste Services is a self-supporting entity that is not funded by city tax dollars. Funds for the department come from solid waste service fees paid by customers.