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Trash Collection

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

Place your household trash inside the grey 95-gallon trash cart. If you have additional household trash, you may put out up to three (3) bags per service day. When filled, bags may not weigh more than 50 pounds each.

Place your trash cart out no later than 7:00 am for pickup between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm on your service days. Please ensure the cart is three (3) feet away from all obstacles such as other carts, mailboxes, fences, gas meters, and drainage ditches.

Recycling Services

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

Recyclables must be placed in the appropriate CWD receptacles:

 

Place your recycle cart or bin out no later than 7:00 am for pickup between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm on your service days. Please ensure the receptacle is three (3) feet away from items such as other carts, mailboxes, cars, fences, gas meters, and drainage ditches.

Recycling Guidelines

Bulky Waste

Bulky waste will be collected on your second trash pickup day of the week.

Place all bulky waste next to your trash receptacle no later than 7:00 am for pickup between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm on your designated pickup day.

You are limited to four (4) cubic yards (4′ x 7′ x 4′) of bulky waste per collection.

Place all bulky waste items next to your trash receptacle no later than 7:00 am on your designated pickup days.

Bulky Waste – Acceptable

  • Toys and Yard Tools Tagged as “Bulk Item”
  • Furniture
  • Bundled Carpet in 4-foot Lengths
  • Fence Panels No Larger than 4′ x 6′
  • Washing Machines, Dryers, Water Heaters and Kitchen Appliances
  • Refrigerators/Freezers (Must be tagged certifying removal of refrigerants)

Bulk Items – Prohibited

  • Commercial Construction and Remodeling Debris
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Tires, Batteries, and Propane Tanks
  • Loose Debris (Debris must be placed in a box or other container no larger than 2′ x 2′ x 4′ and weigh no more than 50 pounds.)

Brush

Brush will be collected every Wednesday.

Place all brush items next to your trash receptacle no later than 7:00 am for pickup between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm on Wednesday.

You are limited to 10 cubic yards of brush per collection.

Limbs can be no larger than 6″ in diameter and no longer than 10 feet. Do not mix brush with other debris.

Brush items exceeding the guidelines will not be collected. If your pile exceeds the acceptable limit, please call the City of Balch Springs at 972.286.4477 for a price quote.

X-treme Green Events

CWD will host one X-treme Green Event per year in the City of Balch Springs.

An X-treme Green Event is a one-stop place to dispose of household hazardous waste, automotive tires, used electronics and household metal good. Confidential document shredding is also available on site.

Service Schedule

Trash will be collected twice per week.
Recycling will be collected weekly.
Bulky Waste will be collected on your second trash pickup day of the week.
Brush will be collected every Wednesday.

See the collection map below to determine the pickup days for your area.

Commercial Services

CWD provides all Commercial Trash and Recycling Services to customers in the City of Balch Springs.

Contact CWD’s representatives to change or set up new service at 972.930.9300 or email us at customerservice@cwd.to.

Here’s what we offer our Commercial customers.

Brochure

The Balch Springs Brochure is available to browse online or to download.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q    How do I get my trash cart replaced if it is damaged by the trash or has normal wear and tear?
A    
Please contact CWD at 972.392.9300, Option 2, for assistance.

Q    I cannot read the map properly to find out my service days. Whom do I call?
A   
Direct your call to the City of Balch Springs at 972.286.4477, extension 133.

Q    My bulky waste or brush load exceeds the acceptable limit. How can I get it all picked up at once?
A    Please call the City of Balch Springs at 972.286.4477 for a price quote.

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