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Garbage

Term of Contract:

Expires December 31, 2018

Holidays:

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 Friday with a cut off time of Wednesday at 3 pm. If you have any questions, please let us know at 254-918-1292.

PolyCarts:

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:

Bulky item pickup is scheduled for Fridays for all areas of the City. Please contact Waste Connections at 1-800-350-3024 to schedule bulky item pickup or fill out the form below. All requests for scheduled pickups received after 3:00 pm on Thursday will be scheduled for the following week.

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.

Bulky items pickup form

Recyclables:

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, etc. may be taken to the city landfill or Erath Iron and Metal located 1.5 miles south on Highway 377. Local compost companies accept leaves, grass, and shrubbery clippings.

Disabled/Handicap:

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 August 19, 2017 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.

City Garbage Fee Schedule:

Residential (2 x per week) $11.34/month
Additional PolyCart $5.67/month
Commercial: Hand Pick-up (1 x per week) $18.81/month