Solid Waste Services

Contact Us

Customer Service: (254) 299-2612
Landfill: (254) 299-2620
To Report Illegal Dumping: (254) 299-2611
Email: or submit a Contact Form
NEW! Text your questions or concerns to: (254) 640-3336

Solid Waste Operation Center
501 Schroeder Drive
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Latest News

Landfill Tipping fees: Effective February 21st, 2022

  • Municipal solid waste (MSW) (inside McLennan County) is $45.00/ton
  • Municipal solid waste (outside McLennan County) is $55.00/ton
  • Construction and demolition waste is $55.00/ton

Municipal solid waste: brush, clothes, furniture, appliances (non freon), paper, cardboard, packaging, bottles, cans, toys, and general household waste. Construction/demolition waste: steel, wood products, drywall, gypsum board, plaster, brick, concrete, asphalt shingles, glass, windows, doors, pipes, landscape timbers, plumbing fixtures, electrical fixtures, plastics, rubber, etc.

A $10 minimum fee charged to all users (except water bills). Anything over $10 will be charged $2.25 per 100 lbs. for MSW. Out of County and C/D wastes will be charged $2.75 per 100 lbs. over the $10 minimum.

Upcoming Trash Collection Holidays

Labor Day: Monday, September 5th, Solid Waste Operation Center & Cobbs Recycling Center, and Landfill will be closed. Monday's blue and gray cart waste collection will be Wednesday, September 6th. We will send out reminders and alerts through our Waco Curbside APP for MONDAY routes! 

Download the Waco Curbside app for reminders and tips!

Apple Store

Android Store

Educational Tours

Educational tours of Cobbs Recycling Center and the Landfill are back! We also offer on-site educational classes to campuses, organizations and business for all ages! Call (254) 299-2606 or email to schedule your class or tour today. 

Quick Links: Guidelines, Reports & Requests

About Us

Waco Solid Waste Services 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 40,000 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.