Welcome to Solid Waste Services

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

Contact Information

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

Latest News & Info 

SCRAP TIRE DAY    |    11/20/2020    |    WACO RESIDENTS ONLY

To help celebrate America Recycles Day, the City of Waco Solid Waste Department is accepting scrap tires from Waco residents ONLY on Saturday, NOVEMBER 20th  from 7am to Noon located at 501 Schroeder Drive. Please bring a copy of your Waco water bill and your ID with you. You can skip the lines and PRE-REGISTER HERE or email! Folks that pre-register will only have to bring an ID and we’ll check you off the list and pass you through. We will accept up to 10 tires per household. All tires must be off the rim and under 20 inches; OTR, industrial, farming, and heavy equipment tires cannot be accepted during this event.

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. 

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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.