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Term of Contract:

Expires December 31, 2023


New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

During Thanksgiving week, normal operations will occur Monday through Wednesday. No pick-ups will occur Thursday; however, Thursday’s schedule will run Friday, and Friday will run Saturday. The bulk route will still be carried out on Thursday’s and Friday’s with a cut off time of previous day at 3 pm depending on your current route.

Please check the map in order to see what days the pickup is for your location. Once you locate your address by putting it in the search bar on, there is a map Legend in the top right corner, if you click on the drop down to see the correlating dates. If you have any questions or need assistance with the map, please let us know at 254-918-1292.


Trash should be placed inside the PolyCarts provided and placed within 2 to 3 feet of the curb and clear of obstructions like parked cars or mailboxes. Lost, stolen or damaged PolyCarts should be reported to Waste Connections for replacement.

PolyCart pickup form

Additional PolyCart request form

Bulky Items:

If your trash service pickup days are Monday and Thursday, your weekly bulk item pickup day is Thursday.

If your trash service pickup days are Tuesday and Fridays, your weekly bulk item pickup day is Friday.

Residents must make an appointment with Waste Connections by 3 pm the day prior to their bulk item pick up day in order to have their bulk items picked up. Residents can call Waste Connections @ 254-968-8173 and schedule an appointment or they can go the following link to report a problem. This can be done to schedule an appointment as well.

Acceptable items: Tree, shrub, and brush trimmings or newspapers and magazines should be securely tied together forming an easily handled package not exceeding 4 feet in length or 50 pounds in weight. Limit of six items per pickup.

Other acceptable items for bulky pickup are mattresses, box springs, couches, chairs, bed frames, small tables, small hutches, small dressers, household items, TV’s (old televisions must have the screens broken out of them), carpet (cut in 4 foot sections taped or tied in a roll), and appliances (dishwashers, washers, dryers and stoves). Limit of three items per pickup.

Unacceptable items: construction materials (sheetrock, plywood, boards, pallets), hot water heaters, refrigerators, lawn mowers, air conditioners, or paint and chemicals.

Bulky items pickup form


Citizens are urged to recycle, though it is not mandatory. Recycled products like aluminum, plastic, tin, and newsprint can be taken to the Recycling Convenience Center located in the Waste Connections complex located at 1291 North Bates. The Convenience Center is open Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Appliances, such as washers, dryers, refrigerators, construction materials, etc. may be taken to the Stephenville Landfill or Stephenville Iron and Metal located at 3229 N. US Highway 377, they can be reached at 254-968-4766 for hours of operation. Local compost companies accept leaves, grass, and shrubbery clippings.


Citizens who are disabled or otherwise have difficulties handling the PolyCart can request help with pickup by calling Waste Connections. A special route allows seniors to leave their PolyCart in a place of their choosing and the garbage collector will roll their cart to the street, connect it to the automated arm, empty the cart, and roll it back to the place where it was found. There is no charge for the service.

Hazardous Waste:

No hazardous, toxic, or radioactive waste. Please see the attached flyer for the event. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event has been scheduled for 2020 will be held on August 22, 2020, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at the Municipal Service Center located at 1201 Glen Rose Road, Stephenville, Texas 76401.

The Fort Worth Environmental Collection Center, located at 6400 Bridge Street, Fort Worth, Texas (with easy access from I-30 and 820, just east of downtown) has the availability to receive household hazardous waste year-around drop off on Thursdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you have questions, in regards to waste handling instructions please take a moment to view their website here, or call 817-392-1234.

Electronics Recycling:

The City of Stephenville will be hosting an Electronics’ Recycling Event to be held October 5, 2019 at the Municipal Service Center, 1201 Glen Rose Road, Highway 67, Stephenville, Texas 76401 from 9 am to 1 pm or until the truck is full. Please bring all your old and unwanted electronics, the event is open to all residents within our surrounding area. Please see the attached flyer and post in your location to help spread the word to everyone locally.  If you have questions about this event, please call Sara Tankersley at 254-918-1292 or Joan Meeks with Commodity Recycling at 817-300-6958.

City Garbage Fee Schedule:

Residential (2 x per week) $11.58/month
Additional PolyCart $5.79/month
Commercial: Hand Pick-up (1 x per week) $18.80/month
Commercial Extra: $9.61/month