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Residential Collection

Pickup

Twice Weekly

Pricing

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Information

Call (325) 676-6053

Holidays

No pickup on Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday After Thanksgiving, & Martin Luther King Day

Alley Collection

Curbside Collection

Containers

300-Gallon Containers

Containers

95-96 Gallon Roll-Out Containers

 

  • Alley Containers

    Do

    Use the Barrel Closest to Your Property
    Even if it's across the alley

    Be Considerate of Your Neighbors
    If 4 share a barrel, only 1/4 is for your household

    Keep the Barrel Clean
    This eliminates odors & bugs

    Bag Loose Paper & Trash
    Remember bagged trash stops litter

    Make Sure Coals are Cold
    Hot coals will melt or burn containers

    Leave Grass Clippings on the Lawn
    If you bag them, do not overstuff the container

    Move Bulk Items Away from Barrel
    Leave at least 5 feet of space around the barrel
     
    Call the Solid Waste Division at (325) 676-6053 if your container requires repairs
     
    Don't

    DON'T Turn Your Barrel
    If it is not facing the alley, it will not empty properly

    DON'T Overload the Barrel
    Do not fill with cement blocks, construction debris, etc.

    DON'T Put Tree Limbs in Container
    Cut them into 4' lengths for bulky pickup, or bring to 2149 Sandy St

    DON'T Put Bulk Items in the Barrel
    This includes construction materials, toilets, furniture, etc.

    DON'T Put in Tires, Paint, Batteries, or Chemicals
    These must be recycled at 2209 Oak

    DON'T Put Household Trash on the Ground
    All trash must be inside the container

    DON'T Allowed Hired Grass Cutters to Use Barrel
    Grass can be dropped off at 2149 Sandy St
  • Curbside Roll-Out Containers

    Do

    Put Your Container Out Early
    Collection starts at 6:00am

    Place Your Container on the Curb with Handle Facing Your House
    Place on the curb, not the street, no more than 5 feet back on your property

    Leave Space Between Containers
    Also keep at least 5 feet from cars & mailboxes

    Bag Loose Paper & Trash
    Remember bagged trash stops litter

    Keep Your Container Clean
    This eliminates odor & bugs

    Make Sure Coals are Cold
    Hot coals will melt or burn containers

    Leave Grass Clippings on the Lawn
    If you bag them, do not overstuff the container
     
    Call the Solid Waste Division at (325) 676-6053 if your container requires repairs
     
    Don't

    DON'T Keep Your Container on the Curb
    On non-collecting Days

    DON'T Overstuff of Jam Items
    Items stuck or stuffed can keep the container from emptying

    DON'T Put Tree Limbs in Container
    Cut them into 4' lengths for bulky pickup, or bring to 2149 Sandy St

    DON'T Overload the Container
    Do not fill with cement blocks, construction debris, etc.

    DON'T Put Household Trash on the Ground
    All trash must be inside the container

    DON'T Use Additional "Containers"
    The driver does not stop to pick up boxes on the curb

    DON'T Take Your Container When Moving
    Containers are Property of the City of Abilene

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