Progressive Waste Collection Information

Garbage: Each residential customer shall place their 95 gallon trash cart within three (3) feet of the curb or street by 7:00 a.m. on their scheduled service day.  Place cart at least three (3) feet from any vehicle or structure, such as mailboxes, utility poles, fences, etc.  The front of the cart should be facing the street so that the lid opens towards the street.  The lid must be closed on the cart.  If you find your weekly accumulation exceeds the capacity of one cart, you have the option of adding an additional cart by contacting the City of Watauga Utility Billing Department at 817.514.5705.

Recycling:  Each residential customer shall place their 65 gallon recycle cart at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on collection day.  Place cart(s) at least three (3) feet from any vehicle or structure, such as mailboxes, utility poles, fences, etc.  The front of the cart should be facing the street so that the lid opens towards the street.  The lid must be closed on the cart.  Please below is a list of acceptable & unacceptable recyclable items.

 Acceptable Items  Unacceptable Items
Plastics #1, #2, #3, #4, #5 & #7
Glass
Aluminum & Metal Cans
Newspapers, Junk Mail & Catalogs
Paper Bags
Cardboard – Must be broken down to size that will fit inside the cart.


Mirrors
Window Glass, Plate Glass
Light bulbs
Ceramics
Aluminum Foil
Packing Peanuts & Styrofoam
Pizza Boxes & Paper Contaminated w/food products
Plastic toys & Rubber Hoses
Aerosol cans
Propane/Helium tanks
Paints, Solvents or Thinners
Pool Chemicals, Pesticides/Fertilizers

Monthly Bulk and Brush Pick Up:  Progressive will provide monthly large item pick up for residential customers.  Large items include, but are not limited to, fence panels cut in half, mattresses, box springs, furniture, stoves, hot water heaters, carpet (cut and rolled up in four (4) foot in length and tied up), and any other appliances or items of like kind.  Progressive will also remove up to five cubic yards (5’x5’x5’) of loose brush, as well as bundled brush.

Construction/Remodel/Large Brush Piles:  Waste consisting of building materials resulting from construction, replacement, remodeling, repair or demolition operations in a residential or commercial location are considered to be “construction debris” and shall not be picked up with  regular bulk items that are approved for collection.  Individuals wishing to have “construction debris” or large piles of loose brush exceeding five (5) cubic yards removed will need to make special arrangements with Progressive, as well as pay additional fees to Progressive for collection.  For more information or to schedule a special pick up, contact Progressive at 817.222.2221.

Progressive Transfer Station:  The Progressive Transfer Station located at 2120 Minnis Drive, Haltom City is also available M-F from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sat. from 8:00 a.m. to noon.  Watauga residents can dispose of trash, bulk items, brush, or construction debris for $35.00 per ton.  The Transfer Station also accepts, but is not limited to, tires, batteries, cardboard, recycling and electronics.

Holiday Schedule:  If the holiday falls on your service day, trash and recycling will be collected the following day.

 City of Watauga Holiday Trash/Recycle Collection
Holiday
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
Service Schedule
No Service
No Service
 All service will run normal for New Years Day

Christmas Tree Disposal:  Progressive will provide a container for tree recycling at the Progressive Transfer Station at 2120 Minnis Drive, Haltom City for three weeks beginning Dec. 26thProgressive will also collect Christmas trees curbside on the first two Mondays of January or with the normal Monthly Bulk & Brush Pick Up.

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