Waste Connections Collection Information
Garbage: Each residential customer shall place their 95 gallon trash cart within three (3) feet of the curb or street by 7:00 a.m. on their scheduled service day. Place cart at least three (3) feet from any vehicle or structure, such as mailboxes, utility poles, fences, etc. The front of the cart should be facing the street so that the lid opens towards the street. The lid must be closed on the cart. If you find your weekly accumulation exceeds the capacity of one cart, you have the option of adding an additional cart by contacting the City of Watauga Utility Billing Department at 817.514.5705.
:Each residential customer shall place their 65 gallon recycle cart at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on collection day. Place cart(s) at least three (3) feet from any vehicle or structure, such as mailboxes, utility poles, fences, etc. The front of the cart should be facing the street so that the lid opens towards the street. The lid must be closed on the cart. Please below is a list of acceptable & unacceptable recyclable items.
|Acceptable Items||Unacceptable Items|
|Plastics #1, #2, #3, #4, #5 & #7
Aluminum & Metal Cans
Newspapers, Junk Mail & Catalogs
Cardboard – Must be broken down to size that will fit inside the cart.
Window Glass, Plate Glass
Packing Peanuts & Styrofoam
Pizza Boxes & Paper Contaminated w/food products
Plastic toys & Rubber Hoses
Paints, Solvents or Thinners
Pool Chemicals, Pesticides/Fertilizers
Monthly Bulk and Brush Pick Up: Waste Connections will provide monthly large item pick up for residential customers. Large items include, but are not limited to, fence panels cut in half, mattresses, box springs, furniture, stoves, hot water heaters, carpet (cut and rolled up in four (4) foot in length and tied up), and any other appliances or items of like kind. Waste Connections will also remove up to five cubic yards (5’x5’x5’) of loose brush, as well as bundled brush.
Construction/Remodel/Large Brush Piles: Waste consisting of building materials resulting from construction, replacement, remodeling, repair or demolition operations in a residential or commercial location are considered to be “construction debris” and shall not be picked up with regular bulk items that are approved for collection. Individuals wishing to have “construction debris” or large piles of loose brush exceeding five (5) cubic yards removed will need to make special arrangements with Waste Connections, as well as pay additional fees to Waste Connections for collection. For more information or to schedule a special pick up, contact Waste Connections at 817.222.2221.
Minnis Transfer Station:The Minnis Transfer Station located at 2120 Minnis Dr, Haltom City is also available Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m to 11:00 a.m. Watauga residents can dispose of trash, bulk items, brush, or construction debris for $36.96 per ton. The Transfer Station also accepts, but is not limited to, tires, batteries, cardboard, recycling and electronics. You must bring a current water bill and have a valid drivers license.
Holiday Schedule:If the holiday falls on your service day, trash and recycling will be collected the following day.
|City of Watauga Holiday Trash/Recycle Collection|
|All service will run normal for New Years Day|
Christmas Tree Disposal: Waste Connections will collect Christmas trees curbside on the first two Mondays of January or with the normal Monthly Bulk & Brush Pick Up.
Service Days and Map