PUBLIC WORKS - SOLID WASTE & RECYCLING SERVICES

Holiday Trash Pick-Up Schedule

(Recycling, Yard Waste & Trash)

2016 Recycling, Yard Waste & Holiday --- click here for Calendar in Color

Printable  list of holidays (2016)

Printable  Color Calendar (2016)

Need a  calendar?

Calendars are available at City Hall, 300 Austin Avenue, or the Cobbs Recycling Center, 2021 44th Street.

Contact Numbers:

Landfill – (254) 299-2620
Cobbs Recycling Center (254) 751-8536
Customer Service – (254) 299-2612
To report illegal dumping – (254) 299-2611

Para informacion en Espanol – (254) 299-2612

2016 Schedule

Friday, Jan. 1, 2016 – New Year’s Day

The Solid Waste Offices, Cobbs Recycling Center and the Landfill will be closed.  Friday’s trash will be collected on Wednesday, Dec. 30th.

Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The Solid Waste Offices and Cobbs Recycling Center will be closed. The Landfill will be closed to the public but will accept franchise haulers until 4:30 p.m. Monday’s trash will be collected on Wednesday, Jan. 20th.

Friday, March 25, 2016 – Spring Holiday

The Solid Waste Offices and Cobbs Recycling Center will be closed. The Landfill will be closed to the public but will accept franchise haulers until 4:30 p.m. Friday’s trash will be collected on Wednesday, Mar. 23rd.

Monday, May 30, 2016 – Memorial Day

The Solid Waste Offices, Cobbs Recycling Center and the Landfill will be closed. Monday’s trash will be collected on Wednesday, June 1st.

Monday, July 4, 2016 – Independence Day

The Solid Waste Offices, Cobbs Recycling Center and the Landfill will be closed. Monday’s trash will be collected on Wednesday, July 6th.

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.

Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 & 25, 2016 – Thanksgiving Holiday

The Solid Waste Offices and Cobbs Recycling Center will be closed both days. The Landfill will be closed on Thursday, and will be closed to the public on Friday but will accept franchise haulers until 4:30. Thursday’s trash will be collected on Wednesday, Nov. 23rd; Friday’s trash will be collected on Friday as usual.

Friday, Dec. 23, 2016 – Christmas Eve (observed)

The Solid Waste Offices will be closed. The Cobbs Recycling Center and Landfill will be open normal business hours. Friday’s trash will be collected on Wednesday, Dec. 21st

Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016 – Christmas Eve

The Solid Waste Offices and Cobbs Recycling Center will be closed. The Landfill will be open normal business hours.

Monday, Dec. 26, 2016 – Christmas Day (observed)

The Solid Waste Offices and Cobbs Recycling Center will be closed. The Landfill will be closed to the public but will accept franchise haulers until 4:30 p.m.  Monday’s trash will be collected on Wednesday, Dec. 28th.

Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 – New Year’s Day (observed)

The Solid Waste Offices and Cobbs Recycling Center will be closed. The Landfill will be closed to the public but will accept franchise haulers until 4:30 p.m. Monday’s trash will be collected on Wednesday, Jan. 4th.

Things to remember:

  • Place all carts at the edge of the street no earlier than 4 pm of the day prior to your collection day.
  • Return carts to their storage areas (such as garage, utility room, or back yard) no later than 8 am of the day following collection.
  • Do NOT place garbage, brush, or bulky items beside carts.
  • Do NOT overfill your cart. The lid must be closed.
  • Need to replace a damaged cart? Just call Customer Service at (254) 299-2612 and we will be happy to provide one to you.

Curbside Recycling Collection:

Please recycle as much of your waste as possible through our curbside recycling program to minimize trash disposal.  Curbside recycling is included in your monthly solid waste fee! To begin curbside recycling, please call Customer Service at (254) 299-2612.

Cobbs Recycling Center:

Any resident can take recyclables to the Cobbs Recycling Center, 2021 N. 44th Street (between Cobbs Drive and Trice Avenue).

Normal Business Operating Hours are:

Solid Waste Main Offices
501 Schroeder Dr.
299-2612
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Waco Municipal Landfill
11400 Old McGregor Rd.
299-2620
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Cobbs Recycling Center
44th Street between Cobbs Dr. and Trice Ave.
751-8536
Tuesday – Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Closed Sunday and Monday