Residential Solid Waste Collection

The City of Allen contracts with Community Waste Disposal (CWD) to provide trash and recycling services. Allen residents are required to use City-provided trash and recycling services. Service begins automatically when residents sign up for water service.
Recycling truck removing items from a recycling bin
  1. Collection Day
  2. Service Guidelines
  3. Setting Up Service
  4. Billing
  5. Damaged Polycarts
  6. Moving Boxes
Each single-family household is provided with a 95-gallon cart for trash and a 95-gallon cart for recyclables.

Trash pick up is once per week; recyclables are collected every two weeks.

To find your designated trash and recycling collection day, view the Annual Trash & Recycling Guidelines.