Hays WCID 2

Waste Collection

Collection Schedule

Please have your collection containers out 5ft apart prior to 7 AM for collection.

Trash Collection: Every Wednesday

Recycling Collection: Every Wednesday


If your regular trash or recycling collection day falls on a holiday (New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, or Christmas Day) the collection will be made the following day.

Trash Collection

Trash pick up is limited to the 96-gallon trash cart plus two additional 30-gallon containers, bags, or bundles of yard waste. Bundles should be tied and weigh no more than 40 pounds and measure no longer than 4 feet in length.

Bulk Trash Collection

Bulk pick up is limited to 3 cubic yards of material two times a year. Pick up must be scheduled by calling TDS Customer Care at 512-329-1752.

Trash Alerts

TDS will be communicating all future service notifications via the Waste Wizard widget. You can sign up for alerts and download the latest service calendar by going to the Texas Disposal Systems website at http://www.texasdisposal.com/my-account/.

Recycling Collection

Recycling service will be picked up every week and is limited to the cart only. Visit www.texasdisposal.com/recycling for details on what can and cannot be recycled.

Please remember to:

  • Break down cardboard boxes
  • Rinse out plastic, metal, aluminum or glass containers and make sure they are free of food
  • Make sure all recyclable items are clean, loose and not in bags

Accepted Materials for Recycling

Recycle the following items in the 96-gallon recycle cart.

Paper Products

  • magazines
  • catalogs
  • newspaper
  • envelope
  • sticky notes
  • file folders

Cardboard/ Boxboard

  • cereal boxes
  • cookie boxes
  • food boxes
  • shipping boxes
  • shoe boxes

Empty Containers

  • soda cans
  • water bottles
  • food containers
  • yogurt containers
  • soup or tuna cans
  • glass bottles

Unacceptable Items for Recycling

Do NOT include these items in your recycle container.

  • food
  • garbage
  • containers with food remaining
  • plastic bags
  • styrofoam
  • light bulbs
  • batteries
  • aerosol cans
  • coat hangers
  • clothing
  • CDs or DVDs
  • pet food bags
  • pet waste
  • motor oil bottles
  • garden hoses

For questions, please call Texas Disposal Systems Customer Care Department

(800) 375-8375