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Solid Waste Services

The Solid Waste Services Division of the Code Compliance Department operates an award-winning program that continually serves as a role model for managing garbage, recycling and waste reduction services for the residents of Fort Worth.


  1. Brown CartGarbage
  2. Blue CartRecycling
  3. Two paper yard bags and brush pileYard Trimmings
  4. Bulky Waste PickupBulk Waste Pickup
  5. Drop Off StationDrop-off Stations
  6. Business SmartCommercial Recycling
  7. Medical WasteMedical Waste
  8. ewasteElectronic Recycling
  9. chemicalsHazardous Household Chemicals

Disabled Carryout Service

If you are physically unable to take carts to the curb and would like to apply for assistance, call 817-392-EASY (3279) or download the form below. You'll need three copies: the original goes to Solid Waste and you and doctor may wish to keep copies on file. Download the explanatory letter and Disabled Carryout Service Application.


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Solid Waste Comprehensive Plan

The City of Fort Worth is undertaking one of the largest green initiatives yet with the development of a comprehensive solid waste management plan. Learn more »

Keep Fort Worth Beautiful

Keep Fort Worth Beautiful

Keep Fort Worth Beautiful works to educate and engage Fort Worth residents to take responsibility for improving their community environment. Learn more about the program »



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Business Smart

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Customer Service

Report an issue by phone:

The call center is open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.

Assistant Director:
Kim Mote

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Fort Worth Garbage Collection

Get collection reminders and look up how to dispose of waste on your smartphone with the new City of Fort Worth Garbage & Recycling app.

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City of Fort Worth curbside garbage and recycling services are provided by Waste Management and Knight Waste Services.

Waste Management Knight Waste Services