Solid Waste Collection

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
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
In the event of a Holiday, trash pick-up will be delayed, and the City will post further instructions on the front page news 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.