Solid Waste Collection

Progressive Waste Solutions Contract

The City of Fate entered into an exclusive franchise agreement for the collection, hauling and disposal or recycling of municipal solid waste materials and recyclable materials in the City of Fate in May of 2009 with IESI (bought out by Progressive in 2014).  The original term of the agreement is 10 years and is up for renegotiation in 2019.

Here is a copy of the original agreement along with two amendments and supplemental documentation:

Progressive Waste Solutions Contract and Amendments

Trash Rates


The collection of solid waste is provided by the contract services of Waste Connections.

New trash rates effective 9/18/15 will be as follows:
  • Trash rate (includes one 95-gallon cart and up to 2 18-gallon recycle bins) will be $19.16 per month
  • Extra trash carts will be $11.95 each per month
  • Recycle Carts remain at $1 per month

Trash Carts


When you move in, if there is not a trash cart located at the residence, if you require an additional cart, or if your cart has been damaged, contact the Utility department at 972-771-4601 or via email.

Trash Policies


All trash must be set out no later than 7 a.m. on your designated trash day each week.

Waste Connections observes the following Holidays:
  • New Year’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
In the event of an observed Holiday, trash pick-up will be delayed, and the City will post further instructions on the front page of the website.


Other Guidelines


For roll off information, please contact Waste Connections directly at 903-450-8282.

All new poly-carts, poly-cart repairs, or extra poly-carts will be delivered the week following the week they are ordered.

For trash and recycling guidelines including bulk pickup information, please review the Trash and Recycle Guide (PDF).

Garbage Schedule


As of July 6th, 2015, the city's Solid Waste Provider (Waste Connections) added a fifth day of trash pickup to help facilitate the growing demands within our community. Please see the map below for current trash routes. If you have any questions or concerns please contact the City of Fate at 972-771-4601.
New Trash Schedule Map

Recycle Schedule


View the following image to determine your area’s designated recycle day.
2016 Recycling Map Schedule
*HWY 66 is the dividing road for Thursday (north of 66) and Tuesday (south of 66) service.