PUBLIC WORKS - SOLID WASTE & RECYCLING SERVICES

Solid Waste Information

News & Updates

Holidays

Be Aware of the Upcoming Trash Collection Holiday: Monday, Sept. 5, 2016 – Labor Day
The Solid Waste Offices, Cobbs Recycling Center and the Landfill will be closed.

Monday’s trash will be picked up on Wednesday, Sept. 7th

Full schedule here

Watch our PSA about recycling!
(featuring 'Tru' with Waco Agility Group!)

Helpful Info

Summary of 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
Cobbs Recycling Center: (254) 751-8536
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

Recycling and Holiday Trash Pick Up

During city recognized holidays, your normal trash and recycling collection day may change.

•Holiday on Monday, trash collection on Wednesday.
•Holiday on Tuesday, trash collection on Wednesday.
•Holiday on Thursday, trash collection slides on Wednesday, one day earlier.
•Holiday on Friday, trash collection on Wednesday, two days earlier.

About Us

The Solid Waste Department provides environmentally sound and cost effective waste management services in the form of residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional garbage collection and disposal that are an essential need of the 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. The department is a self-supporting entity that is not funded by city tax dollars. Funds for the department come from Solid Waste service fees.