Here is a quick guide to your blue cart and green cart!
A blue curbside recycling cart and a green yard waste cart are free of charge to residents in Waco with curbside trash service. If you are a Waco resident that has trash service with a grey wheeled cart from Waco Solid Waste Services, you can “do the blue and green” and start curbside recycling and yard waste recycling! To get a blue or green cart for recycling and yard waste, visit the Cobbs Recycling Center, 2021 44th Street, or the Solid Waste Services Administrative office, 501 Schroeder Drive in Waco. Call (254) 299-2612 with questions.
When picking up a cart, please bring a driver’s license and a vehicle large enough to accommodate the container, which is 46” high, 27.5 “ deep, and 31” wide. (A pickup truck is usually fine.)
If you already have a smaller recycling container, you can exchange it for a larger one.
Carts can be picked up from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at the Solid Waste Services Administrative Office, 501 Schroeder Drive, or from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays at the Cobbs Recycling Center, 2021 N. 44th St. The Cobbs Recycling Center is closed on Sunday and Monday.
Recycling containers are serviced the same day as your trash pick-up (but by a different truck).
The blue (recycling) and green (yard waste) carts are collected every other week, on alternating weeks.
A calendar with the blue (recycling) and green (yard waste) weeks as well as collection schedule changes due to holidays can be found here.
Please NO: Binder clips or pizza boxes.
Please NO: aluminum foil
Please DO NOT BAG your recyclables.
When in doubt, leave it out! Brown, green and clear glass may be taken to the Cobbs Recycling Center, 2021 44th Street, between Cobbs Drive and Trice Avenue (map).