Trash Collection


Waste Connections is the commercial and residential solid waste provider for the City of Watauga.  Watauga residents will receive once a week trash and recycling service on the same day. View the Service Map for all residential customers.

The rates are as follows:

Trash Collection Rates

Residential Collection       Monthly Rate  
Non-Senior Rate                     $10.59             
Senior Rate (65 and older)      $9.03 
Each additional trash cart        $2.43    
Each additional recycle bin      $2.07 


If you need assistance with your trash or recycling pickups, call Waste Connections 817.222.2221.

Other Information

Additional Carts

If your weekly trash accumulation exceeds the capacity of one cart, you can obtain additional trash and/or recycle carts by contacting the City at 817.514.5705.

Commercial Accounts

New or existing commercial accounts. If you need to increase or decrease size or pickup days contact Carla at Waste Connections 817.222.2221.


Waste Connections will make regular collections on every holiday except for Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. If the holiday falls on your service day, trash and recycling will be collected the following day.  All service days following the holiday will be delayed by one day.

Missed Service 

Contact Waste Connections Customer Service Department at 817.222.2221 for assistance, within 48 hours of any missed service. 

Physically Disabled Customers 

Any utility customer that is physically disabled and can provide the necessary forms from a physician stating a disability, can request solid waste collections and recycling services from the front garage area of the residence. For more information, please contact the Utility Billing Office at 817.514.5705. 

Senior Citizen Discount 

Residents who are 65 years of age or older can qualify for a Senior Citizen Discount upon presentation of proof of age, such as a driver's license or birth certificate.