A. Provided weekly:
Provided every other week:
Provided at your request:
The City of Waco Solid Waste Services has a smartphone waste collection calendar and reminder system. Find it at http://www.waco-texas.com/carts Residents can look up the collection schedule for a specific address at https://www.waco-texas.com/cms-solidwaste/page
Residents can sign up to receive collection day reminders (email, phone call, text message and Twitter). They can also print their collection schedule, or embed their collection schedule into their personal iCal, Google Calendar, or Microsoft Outlook Calendar.
Residents can also use a material look-up tool, called “What Goes Where” at waco-texas.com . Residents can download the mobile app, Waco Curbside Services at Apple App Store or Android Google Play Store.
A. Yes, all trash must be bagged and the bag must be tied before it is put in the grey cart. The bags must then be put in your trash cart. Bags of trash left at the curb on the ground will not be collected. Please do NOT bag items put into the blue or green carts.
A. For timely and safe service, please follow these guidelines:
A. Place wheeled carts curbside no earlier than 4 p.m. on the day before your collection day. Wheeled carts must be at the curb by 7 a.m. on your collection day. After your cart is emptied, please remove it from the curb before the next morning. Please do not leave carts out on the street.
A. The City of Waco Solid Waste Services has a smartphone waste collection calendar and reminder system. Residents can look up the collection schedule for a specific address on Waco Curbside Services app. It can be found at http://www.waco-texas.com/carts Residents can sign up to receive collection day reminders (email, phone call, text message and Twitter). They can also print their collection schedule, or embed their collection schedule into their personal iCal, Google Calendar, or Microsoft Outlook Calendar.
Residents can also use a material look-up tool, called “What Goes Where” in the app. Residents can download the mobile app, Waco Curbside Services at Apple App Store or Android Google Play Store. Finally, you can check the calendar here.You can also request a one-page calendar by calling Customer Service at (254) 299-2612. A calendar will be mailed to you or sent to your e-mail address.
The calendar will have blue and green shading for recycling and yard waste weeks and display solid waste services holidays and alternate collection days.
To report a missed City of Waco cart collection:
A. To request delivery or exchange of a grey, blue or green cart please complete this form.
You can also exchange a cart by visiting the Solid Waste Services Administrative offices at 501 Schroeder or the Cobbs Recycling Center during the hours of operation, Tuesday – Saturday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.. Please bring a driver's license and a vehicle large enough to accommodate the container, which is 46" high, 27.5" deep, and 34" wide. (A pickup truck is usually fine)
If you are unable to transport the cart to and from your residence, please complete this form or call Customer Service at (254) 299-2612.
A. 45" tall/28" wide/34" deep
A. Please call Solid Waste Services at (254) 299-2612 to request special collection service.
A. Residents are urged to visit the Cobbs Convenience Center (also called the Recycling Center) located off 44th Street, between Cobbs Drive and Trice Avenue (Tues. – Sat. 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). The Cobbs Recycling Center accepts all curbside recyclable items plus glass bottles and jars, and scrap metal. Anyone, regardless of residency, can bring recyclables to the Cobbs Recycling Center as often as needed. Residents can also request a second curbside recycling cart for no additional charge. To request a second curbside recycling cart, please complete this form or call (254) 299-2612.
A. Trash carts are for household trash and garbage in plastic bags, tied securely. More about carts.
A. Please do NOT put any of the following items: yard waste (place in your green cart on your collection day), liquid paint, tires, household chemicals, steel, iron, carpet, concrete, bricks, tiles, shingles, lumber, plaster, dirt, sand, hot ashes or coals.
A. Additional trash carts cost an extra $4 per month. Upon request by you, Solid Waste Services will deliver the second cart to your household. To request a second trash cart, please complete this form or call Solid Waste Services at (254) 299-2612.
A. If your cart breaks though normal use, the Solid Waste Services will repair or replace it at no cost to you. To request a replacement cart, please complete this form or call Solid Waste Services at (254) 299-2612. There is no cost to you.
A. Residential Solid Waste Service Fees includes the pickup of one 6'x 6'x 6' (maximum) bulky waste pile once per month. That amount is about the size of a large pick-up truck load. Additional fees may apply to larger piles. To request bulky collection http://waco.coffeecup.com/forms/Bulky%20Waste%20Collection/services For more information, please call (254) 299-2612.
The Solid Waste Department collects materials generated by residents. Materials that are generated by commercial sources (i.e., contractors and businesses), from tenant evictions, or are on vacant lots, will be subject to additional fees. For more information or to arrange for this type of collection, please call (254) 299-2612.
Items not collected at residential curbside include construction and demolition waste, such as bricks, lumber, drywall, tiles, shingles, decking and fencing.
Scrap tires will not be collected from curbside. Waco residents can haul scrap tires to the Cobbs Citizen Convenience Center or City of Waco Landfill. There will be a fee for each tire. Tires must be off the rim and no larger than 22".
Please note appliances with Freon, such as refrigerators and air conditioners, will not be collected from curbside. Appliances with Freon must have the refrigerant removed. Take appliances with Freon to the Cobbs Citizen Convenience Center or Waco Landfill for Freon removal by a certified technician. There will be a fee for Freon removal.
Bulky Disposal at the Cobbs Citizens' Convenience Center (also called the Recycling Center)
Cobbs Recyling Center cannot accept construction materials (such as drywall, concrete, bricks or asphalt shingles), household chemicals (except latex paint), compressed cylinders, or medical waste.
City of Waco Landfill is also available for Waco residents' use for bulky waste or brush disposal; additional fees may apply.
For more information about the Waco Landfill please call (254) 299-2620.
Waco Solid Waste Services collects and removes dead animals on City streets, rights-of-way, or on private property after it has been placed at the curb in a securely tied plastic bag. We request that dead animals be double-bagged for sanitation. There may be some exceptions for large animals. To request collection service call: (254) 299-2612. All requests for collection will be addressed 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. There may be a charge for collection. If an animal carcass is blocking traffic or poses a traffic hazard after working hours or on the weekend (during hours other than 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday), please contact the Waco Police Department at (254) 750-7500.
Please put only loose, unbagged recyclables in your blue cart. Recyclable items are metal cans, plastic bottles and jars #1 and #2, paper items and cardboard. Please no shrink wrap, plastic bags, plastics # 3-7, Styrofoam or glass. Please do NOT bag recyclables. More about carts.
A. When using your green yard waste cart, please remember to place only loose, unbagged yard waste in it. Do not put trash or recyclables in with your yard waste. Please do NOT bag yard waste. More about carts.
A. When using your green yard waste cart, do not put trash, food waste, rocks, dirt/sand or recyclables in with your yard waste. More about carts.
A. Please see our holiday schedule. In general, if any of the solid waste collection holidays is on your trash collection day, your trash will be picked up on Wednesday of that week.
Proof of Waco residency is a Waco Water Bill . The bill must be within 30 days of its due date, have a Waco residential service address and include Waco residential trash service.
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