TrashRecycleBulky WasteCommercialService ScheduleFAQ
Trash
Community Waste Disposal provides a comprehensive program for all refuse and recycling needs for the city of Balch Springs.

Trash services are provided twice weekly on your scheduled pickup days. All 95 gallon trash carts shall be placed at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on your designated collection day, carts and recycling bins shall not be placed out for collection earlier than 5:00 p.m. of the day prior to your scheduled collection.

Trash carts and bins shall not be stored at curbside. The cart should be placed at the edge of the driveway & road with the lid closed and 4 feet of clearance space on either side and behind the cart. Please place the 95 gallon cart handle facing your house, and within 3 feet of the curb. Overloaded carts will not be serviced. After your scheduled pickup, make reasonable efforts to store carts out of public view in your garage, behind a screening fence on the property or other area wherein such cart is not visible from the street.

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Proper Placement.
Cart handle facing toward house.

NOTE
Missed trash / recycling and bulk item collection should be reported to Community Waste Disposal. To speak to a customer service representative, please call 972.392.9300 .

Recycle
CWD provides recycling service to the City of Balch Springs on your second pickup day of every week.

For residents moving into newly constructed homes or into previously occupied homes, contact the city for bin delivery. By 7:00 a.m. on your pickup day, place all approved containers in your green recycle bin and all approved paper items in a brown paper sack and put on your curb or in your alley for pickup. Do not set out newspapers if it is raining or rain is forecast.

“DO” Recycle:

  • Aluminum and Steel Cans
  • Cardboard
  • Catalogues
  • Cereal and Dry Food boxes
  • Envelopes
  • Glass (colored and white)
  • Greeting cards
    • Junk mail
    • Magazines
    • Newspapers
    • Phone books
    • Clean Plastic Containers and Bottles – numbers 1 – 7 except 6
    • Shredded paper (please place in paper bag to avoid scattering during collection)

All Containers Must be Rinsed.

“DON’T” Recycle:

  • Aluminum foil
  • Aerosol cans
  • Ceramic cookware
  • Packing Peanuts
  • Pizza boxes
  • Styrofoam
  • Tissue Paper
  • Waxed juice/milk cartons

 

Do not recycle common household hazardous waste in the curbside recycling cart.
Household hazardous waste includes:

Paints, solvents and thinners.
Pool chemicals.
Garden fertilizers and Pesticides.
Propane/helium tanks.
Automobile products and parts.

Residential Resources
City Of Balch Springs Website
Dallas County Water District #6

NOTE
Missed trash / recycling and bulk item collection should be reported to Community Waste Disposal. To speak to a customer service representative, please call 972.392.9300.

Recycling Dos & Don’ts (PDF)

Bulky Waste

Bulk Collection – Bulk collection is done on your second pickup day of the week. Bulk piles may not exceed one cubic yard (3’ x 3’ x 3’) per week. Bulk piles that exceed one cubic yard will be assessed a fee for disposal call 972-286-4477 for large bulk pile service. Bulky items need to be placed within 10 feet of the collection vehicle.

Items not picked up by the bulk truck are car parts ,dead animals, and hazardous materials.

Brush Collection – Brush service will occur on Wednesdays. Residents may place loose brush (no more than 10 cubic yards) trimming out for service that are less than six (6) inches in diameter and less than ten (10) foot lengths. Brush piles may not exceed ten cubic yards, (7′ x 10′ x 4′). Piles larger than ten cubic yards will be assessed a fee for disposal, call 972-286-4477 for service of piles that exceed ten cubic yards.

NOTE
Missed trash / recycling and bulk item collection should be reported to Community Waste Disposal. To speak to a customer service representative, please call 972.392.9300.

Commercial

For commercial & industrial customers we have several equipment options:

side-load containers: 2-, 3- or 4-yard
front-load containers: 4-, 6- or 8-yard
open top roll-off containers: 20-, 30- or 40-yard
compactors: 20-, 28-, 30- or 35-yard

These can be hauled according to set schedules or on an “on call” basis. Temporary construction Roll-off containers are available for a single haul or for multiple hauls and can be used by both individuals as well as businesses.

CWD does NOT provide temporary restroom facility services.

For service, contact CWD’s customer service by email or call 972.392.9300 .

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Service Schedule

Trash services are provided twice weekly on your scheduled pickup days.

Recycle services are provided twice weekly on your scheduled pickup days.

Bulky Waste services are provided on your second pickup day of the weeks.

Brush services are provided on your second pickup day of the week

Balch Springs Service Map (691k PDF)

Holiday Schedule

New Years Day – Not Affected
Memorial Day – Run
Independence Day – Run
Labor Day – Run
Thanksgiving – No Service, service resumes next service day
Christmas – Not Affected

FAQ
Questions & Answers

Q – Who do I contact for new services, or current service changes?

Q – How do I contact the Dallas Water District
A – Dallas County Water District #6 – 13503 Alexander Rd – Balch Springs, TX. 75181- PH# 972-286-4477
A – John Warwick at 972.286.4477 you may also contact him via e-mail at jwarwick@cityofbalchsprings.com

MUNICIPAL CLIENTS