Waco Recycles!

Blue & Green Cart Information

Curbside Recycling (Blue Carts) and Yard Waste Diversion (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. To pick up blue or green carts, visit the Solid Waste Services main office, 501 Schroeder Drive. 


Request delivery of a grey, blue or green cart.

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

Curbside Recycling in Waco

Read more about your cart options.             

Request a blue cart for recycling and/or a green cart for yard waste by completing this form or visiting the Solid Waste Services Administrative office, 501 Schroeder Drive in Waco to pick up. When picking up a cart, please bring a driver’s license and a vehicle large enough to accommodate the container, which is 46” high, 27.5 “ deep, and 31” wide.  (A pickup truck is usually fine.)

Carts can be picked up from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Solid Waste Services Administrative Office, 501 Schroeder Drive.

Please do not bag your recyclables in your cart for easy processing.

Items Taken at the Curb

For more information, call the Solid Waste Services offices at (254) 299-2612.
Para informacion en Espanol: (254) 299-2612.

Other Recycling Services

Apartment & Multi-Family

Cobbs Recycling Center


Yard Waste

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