PUBLIC WORKS - SOLID WASTE & RECYCLING SERVICES

Cart Information (Grey, Blue & Green)

All Waco residents are provided one grey trash cart plus one green and one or two blue carts at no charge.
Additional carts can be requested at $4 each per month.

Find your trash pick-up day by your current address, using our map!

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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 your 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 containers, bottles numbers 1 and 2 only)

*Please rinse out juice/milk cartons and cans. No plastic bags, please.
*No glass is taken at the curb. Glass is taken at Cobbs Convenience Center. Our local contracting partner for recycling does not have the capability to process glass at this time.

  • 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 (1 or 2) and green carts (1 or 2) are provided to residents, at their request, for recyclables and 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 your collection day.

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.

More About Bulky Waste at the Curb

Cart Information, Matrix-Style

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