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 

CART REMINDER: Carts shall be placed at the curb no later than 7:00 a.m. on the scheduled collection day and no earlier than 6:00 p.m. on the day preceding the scheduled collection day. All carts, yard waste bags and brush shall be removed from the curb by 11:59:59 p.m. of the scheduled collection day unless a missed collection is reported to the solid waste customer service.


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.