SOLID WASTE & RECYCLING SERVICES

Waco Recycles!

Curbside Recycling (Blue Carts) & Yard Waste (Green Carts)

In Waco, residents with curbside trash service are provided, at their request, one or two, 95 gallon blue (recycling) and one or two green (yard waste) carts at no extra charge.

Delivery of carts

Complete the cart request form to request delivery of a grey, blue or green cart.

Picking up carts

  • Blue & green available at: Solid Waste Services main office, 501 Schroeder Drive from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • When picking up a cart, please bring a driver’s license and a vehicle large enough.
  • Containers are 46” high, 27.5 “ deep, and 31” wide.  (A pickup truck is usually fine.)

Cobbs Recyclng center takes more items! Find out more here.

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Acceptable Items for Curbside:

BLUE RECYCLING CARTS

  • Mixed paper (newspaper, magazines, junk mail, phone books, etc.)

  • Clean Cardboard (No Pizza boxes that contain grease)

  • Aluminum, tin and steel cans (rinsed and dry)

  • #1 & #2 Plastics Only: (rinsed and dry) 

DO NOT BAG YOUR RECYCLABLES ! NO PLASTIC BAGS OF ANY KIND GO IN YOUR CARTS

GREEN YARD WASTE CARTS

  • Bush clippings, leaves & grass, small branches

Other Recycling Tips:

Leaves & Mulching (Courtesy of Texas A&M)

Donate to a local charity!

Goodwill, Salvation Army, Caritas, Habitat for Humanity's ReStore, Mission Waco, Family Abuse Center and several others can all take your gently used items and turn them into support for their worthy programs. Check your phone book under 'Charitable Organizations' or 'Thrift Shops'.

Earth911 has information on local recycling options, searchable by zip code.

Helpful Ways to Dispose of:

Recycling Matters, Back to the Future-Style!

More information:

Recycling main page
Apartment Complexes and Multi-Unit Housing
City of Waco’s Drop-off Recycling Center (Cobbs)
Commercial Recycling

Call (254) 299-2612 with questions.
Para informacion en Espanol: (254) 299-2612.