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Trash Collection

Residential Addresses East of I-35

Trash will be collected twice a week. See Service Schedule tab for collection map to determine the pickup days for your area.

Household trash must be placed in disposable bags or boxes. When filled, containers may not weigh more than 50 pounds each. Resident-owned containers will not be serviced. 

Westside Residential Addresses (West of I-35)

Trash will be collected once a week. See Service Schedule tab for collection map to determine the pickup day for your area.

Household trash must be placed in a CWD-provided grey 95-gallon trash cart.

To help protect our employees, we strongly encourage that ALL HOUSEHOLD TRASH BE PLACED IN BAGS inside the CWD-provided grey 95-gallon trash cart. Please do not overfill the cart and make sure the lid is completely closed. Overloaded carts will not be serviced. Position the cart at the curb, with the wheels toward the residence.

All Residents

Please place trash items out no later than 7:00 am for pickup beginning 7:00 am on your service day(s). Ensure the trash receptacles and the recycle cart are separated by at least 10 feet, and three (3) feet away from obstacles such as mailboxes, cars, fences, gas meters, and drainage ditches.

Place bagged leaves by curb on designated trash day.

Recycling Services

Recycling will be picked up once a week. See Service Schedule tab for collection map to determine the pickup days for your area.

All recyclables must be placed inside the blue 95-gallon recycle cart.

Place all recyclable items out no later than 7:00 am for pickup beginning at 7:00 am on your service day(s). Please ensure the recycle cart and trash receptacles are separated by at least 10 feet, and three (3) feet away from obstacles such as mailboxes, cars, fences, gas meters, and drainage ditches. Position the cart at the curb, with the wheels toward the residence.

Cart storage and retrieval must comply with City ordinances.

Recycling Guidelines

Bulk & Brush

For detailed information about pickups in your area, view the City of Farmers Branch Brush & Bulky Collection page here.

Farmers Branch Bulk & Brush Schedule

Easily view the 2021 Farmers Branch Bulk & Brush Schedule here. Download it or print it for later reference.

Service Schedule

Residential Addresses East of I-35

Trash services are provided twice a week.
Recycling services are provided once a week.

Westside Residential Addresses (West of I-35)

Trash services are provided once a week.
Recycling services are provided once a week.

Please see the maps below to determine the pickup days for your area.

Brochure

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The Farmers Branch Residential Brochure will be available to browse online or to download.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q   My trash and/or recyclable items were out during the acceptable time but were not picked up. Is there anything I can do?
A   Please contact CWD Customer Service at 972.392.9300/Option 2. If after hours, please leave a message.

Q   How do I dispose of loose brush and/or bulk?
A   Information about the City of Farmers Branch Brush and Bulky trash collection is available here.

Q   Where can I take my extra trash or bulk to dispose of myself?
A   Residents of Farmers Branch have two options for drop off of household trash or bulk at no additional charge.

  • Citizen Collection Center: Go here to learn more about what and when to drop off at the Citizen Collection Center, 1399 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch.
  • Camelot Landfill: Go here to learn about disposal of extra trash or household waste at the Camelot Landfill, 580 Huffines Boulevard, Lewisville TX 75067.

Q   I do not have a recycling cart. How do I request one?
A   To request delivery of a recycling cart, please complete this online form on the City of Farmers Branch website. There is no fee for the recycling cart and no one has to be home when the cart is delivered.

Q   How do I request a trash cart?
A   To request delivery of a garbage cart, please email the City of Farmers Branch at sustainability@farmersbranchtx.gov or call 972.919.2613. Include the property address in your message. There is no fee for the garbage cart and no one has to be home when the cart is delivered.