PUBLIC WORKS - SOLID WASTE & RECYCLING SERVICES

Cart Information (Grey, Blue & Green)

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Questions? Call (254) 299-2612

Grey Carts - Trash

What to include:
Household waste
Non-recyclable items

  • Collected weekly for City of Waco residents.
  • Curbside collection of one grey trash cart is included.
  • A second trash cart is available for an extra charge of $4/month.
  • Please do not put the cart at your curb prior to 4 p.m. the day before collection day.
  • Please try to return the cart to its storage area the next day.
  • Do not overfill your cart.
  • Always bag your garbage in the cart and do not set out personal cans.
  • Please leave your carts for the next resident should you move.
  • If your grey cart was tagged by us, this is what it could mean.
  • Cart ordinance reminders and other questions.

Blue Carts - Recycling

What you can include:
Mixed paper (newspaper, magazines, junk mail, phone books, etc.)
Aluminum, steel cans, tin
Plastics (hard plastic containers, bottles, etc)

*No glass is taken at the curb. Glass is taken at Cobbs Convenience Center*.

  • Picked up on alternating weeks from the green cart and the same day as your usual trash pick up day.
    See the schedule.
  • Blue carts are provided to residents, at their request, for yard waste at no extra charge (you may also request delivery). Request one here.
  • Or, you can pick them up at the Cobbs Recycling Center or the Solid Waste main offices at 501 Schroeder Drive.
  • Please do not put the cart at your curb prior to 4 p.m. the day before collection day.

*Our local contracting partner for recycling does not have the capability to process glass at this time.

Green Carts - Yard Waste

What to include:
Yard clippings, Leaves & Small branches

  • Picked up on alternating weeks from the blue cart and the same day as your usual trash pick up day.
    See the schedule.
  • Green carts are provided to residents, at their request, for yard waste at no extra charge (you may also request delivery). Request one here.
  • Or, you can pick them up at the Cobbs Recycling Center or the Solid Waste main offices at 501 Schroeder Drive.
  • Please do not put the cart at your curb prior to 4 p.m. the day before collection day.

Report a missed pick-up

  • Call us! Contact Customer Service at (254) 299-2612 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • If you call after hours and leave a message, be sure and include your name, address, and a call-back phone number.
  • Para informacion en Espanol: (254) 299-2612
  • In the meantime, please leave your items at the curb.

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