Solid Waste Services

Solid Waste Services is responsible for administering a comprehensive waste management system for the City of Abilene.

Solid Waste services manages curb and alley service for Residential and Bulk & Brushy Pickup, as well as Commercial Pickup, and Roll-Off Services.

Collection Services

  1. Residential
  2. Bulk & Brushy
  3. Commercial
  4. Roll-Off
Residential Collection
Pickup
Twice Weekly: Mon & Thur or Tues & Fri
Containers300 Gallon (Alley Collection) & 95-96 Gallon (Curbside)
PricingView the Fee Schedule
InformationCall (325) 676-6053
HolidaysNo Pickup on:
  • Christmas Day
  • Thanksgiving Day & Friday After
  • Martin Luther King Day
Special NeedsSpecial Needs Policies & Procedures (PDF)


Alley Collection
300 Gallon Containers
Download Helpful Hints (PDF)
DoDon't
  • 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 and bugs
  • Bag Loose Paper and 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 Solid Waste: If your container requires repairs, call (325) 676-6053
  • 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 Street
  • 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 Allow Hired Grass Cutters to Use Barrel: Grass can be dropped off at 2149 Sandy Street


Curbside Collection
95 to 96 Gallon Roll-Out Containers
Download Helpful Hints (PDF)
DoDon't
  • Put Your Container Out Early: Collection starts at 6 am
  • 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 and mailboxes
  • Bag Loose Paper and Trash: Remember bagged trash stops litter
  • Keep Your Container Clean: This eliminates odor and 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 Solid Waste: If your container requires repairs, call (325) 676-6053
  • 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 Street
  • 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
  1. Solid Waste Services

    Physical Address
    149 Gann St
    Abilene, TX 79601

    Phone: (325) 676-6053

    Billing Clerk Phone: 325-676-6054

    Customer Service and Up-to-Date Locations and Status of Crews Phone: 325-676-6053