Fort Worth provides residential curbside garbage pickup one time per week in the residents choice of three brown cart sizes. The city also offers weekly collection of recycling in the blue carts and yard waste in the green carts. All weekly collections take place on the same day.
To order call 817-392-1234.
Pay Bags are available in sets of five for $15 plus tax.
To order call 817-392-1234. Bags will be mailed to you and charged on your water bill.
Or purchase at one of the water bill pay stations at 908 Monroe St.
Fort Worth is a ‘pay-as-you-throw’ city which means you pay for the level of garbage service used, very similar to other utility services.
Solid waste service fees appear on your Fort Worth water bills as a sanitation fee.
Contact the Materials Management team at MMP@fortworthtexas.gov or by calling 817-392-1234 for additional questions.
City of Fort Worth curbside garbage and recycling services are provided by Waste Management and Knight Waste Services.
For questions or to 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.
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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