Waco residents will see an increase on their Utility bill after October 1 after city council discussion and approval of new solid waste fees.
Waco residents will see an increase of $1.90 per month for trash, recycling and yard waste collection. Residents will see the increase on their November bill with the monthly rate increasing from $14.20 to $16.10. Also effective October 1, Waco residents are allowed 1 or 2 yard waste carts without an additional charge. This change accommodates those with large yards and large amounts of leaves.The residential services provided to single-family households in Waco includes once-per-week trash collection, every-other-week blue recycling cart collection and every-other week green yard waste collection. For the monthly fee, Waco residents are allowed 1- 95 gallon trash cart, 1 or 2 - 95 gallon blue recycling carts and 1 or 2 - 95 gallon green yard waste carts (after October 1).
If you have any questions or would like to request a blue or green cart, please contact Waco Solid Waste at 254 299-2612. If you have questions regarding your residential services and monthly rate, please inquire at firstname.lastname@example.org
DEA NATIONAL DRUG TAKE BACK DAY
Saturday, October 26, 2019
10 AM until 2 PM
On October 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. area police departments and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to properly dispose of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Doing this can also prevent pill abuse and theft. Bring your pills for disposal to the Waco Police Department at 3115 Pine Avenue. There will be a mailbox shaped dispenser near the front door.
The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.
Brush at Residential Curbside
Residents with residential trash service must use a wheeled grey cart provided by the city for household trash. A second cart is available for an additional $4 per month.