Trash will be collected once a week.
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.
Place all trash items out no later than 7:00 a.m. for pickup between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on your service days. Please ensure the trash receptacles and the recycle cart are separated by at least three feet, and three feet away from obstacles such as mailboxes, cars, fences, gas meters, and drainage ditches. Please ensure there is a 16-foot clearance above your cart. Position the trash cart with the wheels toward the residence.
Recycling will be picked up once a week. See Service Schedule tab to determine the pickup days in your area.
All recyclables must be placed inside the blue 95-gallon recycle cart.
Place all recyclable items out no later than 7:00 a.m. for pickup between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on your service days. Please ensure the recycle cart and trash receptacles are separated by at least three feet, and three feet away from obstacles such as mailboxes, cars, fences, gas meters, and drainage ditches. Please ensure there is a 16-foot clearance above your cart. Position the recycle cart with the wheels toward the residence.
Bulk & Brush
Bulk & Brush Program Updates Effective May 1
Bulk and brush will continue to be collected every other month. PLEASE NOTE that residents NORTH of Pleasant Run Road will be serviced during ODD months, and residents SOUTH of Pleasant Run Road will be serviced during EVEN months.
May = Month 5 (ODD). Bulk and brush service NORTH of Pleasant Run.
June = Month 6 (EVEN). Bulk and brush service SOUTH of Pleasant Run.
You are limited to 12 cubic yards of bulky waste and brush per collection.
Important! CWD does not provide pickup for commercial demolition, construction, nor remodeling debris. Household debris must be containerized to be eligible for pickup. The box or other disposable container must be no larger than 2′ x 2′ x 4′ and weigh no more than 50 pounds.
Tree limbs must be placed with trunks parallel to the street without obstructing the sidewalk. Individual items or bundles must weigh less than 50 pounds, and be no longer than 10 feet.
Bulky Waste – Acceptable
- Toys and Yard Tools Tagged as “Bulk Item”
- 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)
- Additional Trash Bags
Bulky Waste – Prohibited
- Single Items Weighing More than 150 lbs.
- 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.)
During non-service months, residents may drop off up to 12 cubic yards of bulky waste and brush at the CWD Transfer Station, 2010 California Crossing Road, Dallas, TX 75220 the first Saturday of the month, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., excluding holidays. A copy of your current water bill is required. Charges will apply to volumes in excess of 12 cubic yards.
X-treme Green Events
Community Waste Disposal will host two X-treme Green Events per year in the City of Lancaster. X-treme Green Events are a one-stop place to dispose of household hazardous waste, automotive tires, household metal goods, and used electronics. Confidential document shredding is also available onsite.
CWD provides all Commercial Trash and Recycling Services in the City of Lancaster.
Contact CWD’s representatives to change or set up new service at 972.392.9300, Option 2, or email us at email@example.com.
Additional information can be found here.
Our online address search tool will assist you! Click on View My Schedule from the menu bar above. Type in your residential service address to view your schedule.
Trash and Recycling services are provided weekly.
Bulk & Brush Collection services are scheduled every other month, beginning on the FIRST FULL WEEK of every month. Residents NORTH of Pleasant Run Road will be serviced during ODD months, and residents SOUTH of Pleasant Run Road will be serviced during EVEN months. Please see the NEW BULK INFO tab for additional information.
Please see the map below to determine the pickup day for your area.
Bulk Collection Schedule
Easily view the 2023 Lancaster Bulk Collection Calendar here. Download it or print it for later reference.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q How can I dispose of hazardous waste?
A Bring your hazardous waste to a CWD X-treme Green Event or Lancaster Trash Off Event in the City of Lancaster.
Q Whom should I contact to request an extra recycle bin?
A Please visit Lancaster City Hall at 211 N. Henry St. or visit the Lancaster website. You can also call 972.218.1300 for assistance from the city.
Q How do I get a special pickup for extra items or non-compliant items?
A Call CWD Customer Service at 972.392.9300/Option 2, and request an estimate for a special pickup.
Q My trash and/or items for recycling were not picked up. Is there anything I can do?
A Please contact CWD Customer Service at 972.392.9300/Option 2 within 24 hours of your missed pickup.