Trash & Recycling

You take out the trash. We take it from there.

The Town of Prosper contracts with Waste Connections, Inc. to provide household waste and recycling services to the residents.

Changes in Store with New Trash Collection Contract: News Release

CWD Residential Services Brochure (Services Effective January 28, 2019)

CWD Trash Service Routes (Services Effective January 28, 2019)

CWD Trash Service Frequently Asked Questions (Services Effective January 28, 2019)

Current Residential Bulky Item Collection

Free Bulk Trash Pick-Up – For residential customers bulk collection days are as follows:

From FM 1385 to Teel Pkwy. = first Monday of the month

From Teel Pkwy. to Preston Road = second Monday of the month

From Preston Road to Coit Road = third Monday of the month

From Coit Road to Custer Road = fourth Monday of the month

Please contact Waste Connections, Inc at (469) 452-8000 or email by 4:00 on the business day before your scheduled pick up to be placed on the pick up schedule.

Details on solid waste collection

Our service day for people east of Preston Rd / Hwy 289 is Tuesday. For people west of Preston Rd / Hwy 289, it’s Friday.

Holidays — When a holiday occurs, trash service will be delayed by one day. Example: Labor Day is observed on a Monday. Trash service will occur on Wednesday & Saturday that week. Holidays include Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day. No other holidays will affect service.

Additional Services -To order additional trash or recycling carts, have excess trash or recycling carts removed, have your carts repaired, or have service issues please call the town’s utility billing department at (972) 346-2640.

Excess Trash – Waste Connections will only pick up items that fit into the trash container. Do no place items beside the container. They will not be picked up. Do not overstuff your container. If the lid does not close properly, Waste Connections will not empty the can.

Unacceptable Items — Do not place loose items such as grass clippings and packing peanuts in the container.

Existing customers with specific questions regarding the household waste and recycling services in Prosper are asked to contact Waste Connections, Inc. directly at (469) 452-8000 or email them at

Details on recyclable item collection

Service Days and Holidays — Same as trash days, above.

Excess Recyclables — See the “Excess Trash” item, above.

Acceptable Recyclable Items

  • Aluminum/steel cans
  • Cardboard
  • Catalogs
  • Cereal boxes
  • Chipboard
  • Glass containers (all colors)
  • Junk mail
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Phone books
  • Plastics 1-5 and 7
  • Waxed beverage cartons

Unacceptable Recyclable Items

  • Aluminum foil and pie plates
  • Alkaline batteries
  • Hazardous waste
  • Packing peanuts
  • Styrofoam
  • Toilet tissue and paper towels
  • Wax paper or food wrappers
  • Window glass Plastic grocery bags Light bulbs Paperback or hardbound books

Handicapped and physically-challenged residents – Contact Waste Connections, Inc. at (469) 452-8000 to arrange for front door service.