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Solid Waste & Recycling
SOLID WASTE pickup is contracted with a private company.  Trash is collected on Tuesdays and Fridays except when the regularly-scheduled collection date falls on a holiday.  On those days the garbage will be picked up on the next regularly-scheduled collection day.  

You are allowed to place trash bags on the curb for pickup.  Please do not put your trash out earlier than on the collection day.  However, it should be on the curb by 7:00 a.m. for collection. 

Tree limbs and brush will be picked up if neatly stacked and bundled.  Bundles should not exceed 4 feet in length and 50 pounds of total weight per pick-up day.  The solid waste company can accommodate two to three bundles per pick-up. 

Grass clippings will not be collected.  Please ask your yard service (if you use one) to sweep up the clippings back onto your yard for mulch, rather than blow them onto the street.  According to our code book, you could be fined for grass clippings in the street.

RECYCLING is collected on Tuesdays except for holidays.  It is then delayed until the following Tuesday. 

By 7 a.m. on Tuesday, place all approved containers in your green recycle bin and put on your curb or in your alley for pickup. Do not set out newspapers if it is raining or rain is in the forecast.

Approved items for your green recycling bin
  • unbroken, rinsed glass bottles and jars (all colors) – discard caps and lids
  • flattened plastic bottles necks smaller than base (unless they previously contained hazardous materials)
  • Plastic Jugs
  • Plastic tubs
  • Shredded Paper
  • Paper Cartons
  • Boxboard, Cereal Boxes, and frozen food boxes
  • Flattened corrugated cardboard
  • crimped steel/tin food cans – rinsed and squeeze tops closed if lids are inside
  • flattened aluminum drink cans
  • clean aluminum foil wrap and pans
  • dry newspapers (including slicks)
  • phone books
  • Mail mixed papers and catalogues
  • magazines
  • Plastic Bags (tie them in a not to prevent them from flying away)
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Take Out Pizza Boxes
  • Pots, pans, scrap metal, ceramics

All Containers Must be Rinsed.

Items not recycled

  • Batteries or Electronics   
  • Styrofoam
  • Hazardous or Toxic product containers
  • Flower pots, plastic toys
  • Frozen Food Bags
  • Plastic or Metal Hangers
  • Light Bulbs, drinking glasses, other glassware
  •  food, wet waste, food contaminated paper plates and napkins
  • Chip Bags
  • Propane Tanks

For more information on recycling, go to:
http://www.republicservices.com/corporate/home.aspx

For more information on recycling guidelines, please click here.

Pantego does not have a Household Hazardous Waste facility at this time, but has an agreement with the City of Fort Worth to allow residents to drop off their hazardous waste. You must first obtain a voucher from Town Hall in the amount of $50.00. This is good for one trip a year per address. The Town will offer free hazardous waste drop off at Town Hall during our Spring Clean-Up Day.


For more information on the ECC and Crud Cruiser partnership go to:
http://fortworthtexas.gov/env/hazardouswaste/