Regular Trash & Recycling Collection

When is regular trash pick up?
Regular trash and recycle trash are collected ONCE a week. Lancaster is divided into five (5) areas and the day your regular trash is picked up depends on what area you live in. Below is an interactive map that will assist you in determining what day of the week your regular trash is scheduled for collection.
  • For efficient driver retrieval, place both trash (gray) and recycle (blue) carts with handles towards the curb.
  • Place carts out by 7:00 AM for service between 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM.
  • Household trash should be in disposable bags inside 95-gallon trash carts.
  • All items MUST be placed in carts.
  • Carts must be 3 feet away from each other, 5 feet away from any obstacles: such as mail boxes, cars, fences, gas meters or drainage ditches and a 16 foot clearance above the cart.
Trash Carts
InteractiveTrashSchedule
A hard copy (PDF) can be viewed by clicking HERE.
The information below reflects the sold waste & recycling services monthly charge.

 Residential Base Charges
 Charges per Service
 Trash service
$16.34
Second trash cart
$10.00
Third trash cart
$15.00
Fourth trash cart
$20.00
Recycling
$0

Waste service charges are included in the monthly water bill. Customers are encouraged to take advantage of all Utility Billing services which include advance online billing, automated phone bill-pay which is available 24/7; and automatic bank drafts; and mailing or bringing your payment to the office. The Utility Billing office is located at 211 N. Henry Street, Lancaster, TX 75146 and can be contacted at (972) 218-1328. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday through Friday.