SOLID WASTE & RECYCLING SERVICES

News & Info

  • NEW! Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is October 24, 2020. The Waco Police Department is participating with a disposal kiosk at 3115 Pine Avenue. It will be open 24 hours a day for three days, October 23-25. 

  • NEW! Wednesday, November 11, 2020: The Solid Waste Offices and Cobbs Recycling Center will be closed. The Landfill will be closed to the public and open to franchise haulers only until 4:30 PM. There are no changes to residential solid waste service during the week of November 11.

There are changes to your curbside brush pick-up service as of March 30th. More information.

Please remember to bag your trash. Help us keep Waco clean and safe for our crews servicing your address.

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Missed RESIDENTIAL Collection 

Bulky Waste Collection Request

More About What is Taken at Our Cobbs Drive Citizen Convenience Center

Holiday Trash Pick-Up Schedule and 2020 Collection Calendar

Contact Us

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

Landfill Future Planning

The City of Waco has concluded that it needs to begin the process of building a new landfill due to the current landfill’s capacity having only about seven years of life remaining. Read on for details...

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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.