Trash & Recycling Services

Updated Environmental Waste Services Schedule 

Environmental Waste Services collections crews completed regular scheduled Tuesday trash and recycle collections as of Thursday afternoon. Wednesday trash and recycle collections will be completed Friday February 27, and regular scheduled Thursday trash and recycle collections will be completed Saturday February 28.


Bulky waste collections for the week of February  23 – 26 were completed on schedule Thursday afternoon.


Regular weekly landscape collections will resume on Monday March 2nd.


Environmental Waste Services division provides four separate services to Plano residents, schools and commercial businesses:

  • Residential collections - provides the collection of trash, yard trimmings, recycling, household chemicals, and bulky waste from residential customers, and collects litter from medians and rights-of-way. 
  • Customer Service 
    Assists residential customers with collection issues and questions and provides information about all services and programs offered by Environmental Waste Services.
  • Commercial Recycling
    Promotes, educates and involves commercial customers in waste reduction and recycling programs through waste audits, technical assistance, training, and workshops. Commercial Recycling also operates an organic collections program and coordinates the City's commercial waste hauling contract with Allied Waste Services.
  • Compost Operations & Marketing 
    This division is responsible for operating the North Texas Municipal Water District Regional Composting Facilities, marketing the finished Texas Pure Products, and educating the public about the use and benefits of compost.