SOLID WASTE & RECYCLING SERVICES

Cart Information (Grey, Blue & Green)

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

Grey Trash Carts: Acceptable Items

Household waste & non-recyclable items

  • Collected weekly for City of Waco residents. A second trash cart is available for an extra charge of $4/month. Personal cans will not be serviced due to automated truck collection.
  • Please do not put the cart at your curb prior to 4 p.m. the day before your collection day. Carts need to be returned to its storage area the next day.
  • Bag your trash and do not overfill your cart.
  • 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 Recycling Carts: Acceptable Items

  • Mixed paper (newspaper, magazines, junk mail, phone books, etc.)
  • Clean Cardboard (no pizza boxes that contain grease)
  • Aluminum, steel, and tin cans
  •  #1 & #2 Plastics Only (No PLASTIC BAGS)

*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.
  • Please do not bag your recyclables so they can be easily processed.
  • 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.
  • Please do not put the cart at your curb prior to 4 p.m. the day before your collection day.

Green Yard Waste Carts: Acceptable Items

  1. Bush clippings

  2. Leaves & grass

  3. Small branches

Picked up on alternating weeks from the blue cart and the same day as your usual trash pick up day. See the scheduleGreen carts are provided to residents, at their request, for yard waste at no extra charge. Request one here. Please do not put the cart at your curb prior to 4 p.m. the day before collection day.

Report a missed pick-up

  • Fill out our MISSED COLLECTION FORM, or 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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