Need to know when to take out your trash in Wichita Falls? We have covered you with all the info on regular trash pickup, bulk waste collection, and holiday schedules.

This guide makes it easy for Wichita Falls residents to keep track of their garbage collection days so they never miss a pickup again.

Stay on top of your trash game with our handy tips.

Wichita Falls Trash Pickup Schedule

Here’s a  reminder about your trash pickup schedule based on where you live on Kell Freeway.

Your trash days are Monday and Thursday for those residing north of Kell Freeway. If you are on the south side, Tuesday and Friday are your days to wheel out those bins.

Which side do you fall on? No problem! Just call (940) 761-7977, and they will sort you out. 

Trash Pick-Up Holidays

New Years Day Jan 1
President’s DayFeb 19
Memorial Day May 27
Independence DayJuly 4
Labor Day Sep 2
ThanksgivingNov 28
Christmas Eve Dec 24
Christmas DayDec 25

On every holiday, the Transfer Station and Landfill take a break and remain closed. Also, during holiday weeks, remember that Wednesday’s Organic Recycling Pickup won’t be happening.

Note: Your regular trash collection schedule remains the same on all nationally observed holidays, such as Martin Luther King Day, Columbus Day, and Veterans Day.

Also Check: The North Port garbage schedule


November 28, 2024:

  • No trash collection on Thursday and Friday.
  • Regular pickup on Monday and Tuesday.
  • Thursday’s trash will be collected on Wednesday.
  • Friday’s collection moves to Saturday.
  • Note: No organic waste collection on Wednesday, November 22nd.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day


Christmas Week Trash Schedule Changes

  • Monday, Dec 18 & Tuesday, Dec 19: Regular trash collection.
  • Wednesday, Dec 20: Trash is normally collected on Thursday.
  • Thursday, Dec 21: Trash is normally collected on Friday.
  • Tuesday, Dec 26: Trash is normally collected on Monday, Dec 25.
  • Wednesday, Dec 27: Trash is normally collected on Tuesday, Dec 26.
  • Thursday, Dec 28 & Friday, Dec 29: Regular schedule.
  • Note: No curbside organics recycling on Wednesday, Dec 20 & 27.

Trash Pickup New Year’s Day

  • New Year’s Day 2024 Alert: City offices will be closed on January 1st.
  • Trash Collection Update: If your trash day is Monday, January 1st, it’s moved to Tuesday, January 2nd.
  • More Schedule Changes: For those with a regular pickup on Tuesday, January 2nd, expect your trash to be collected on Wednesday, January 3rd.
  • Note on Organics: No organic waste collection will be collected on Wednesday, January 3rd.

Presidents Day Trash Pickup

  • Presidents Day Changes: For waste management on Presidents Day, here’s the lowdown:
  • Monday, February 19, 2024: If your trash pickup is usually on Monday, it’s moving to Tuesday.
  • Tuesday’s Turn: Regular Tuesday collections will happen on Wednesday.
  • No Midweek Organics: On Wednesday, February 21, there’s a break from the organics collection.
  • Thursday & Friday: These days are staying just as they are—no changes.

Memorial Day trash Pick-up

  • Date Alert: May 27, 2024 (Monday)
  • Schedule Shift: Monday’s pickups move to Tuesday.
  • More Changes: Tuesday’s collections will happen on Wednesday.
  • Staying the Same: Thursday and Friday – no changes, business as usual.
  • Special Note: No organics collection on Wednesday, May 29.

 Independence Day 

  • Date to Remember: July 4, 2024 (Thursday)
  • City Offices: Closed on July 4.
  • Regular Schedule: Monday and Tuesday trash collection is unchanged.
  • Change in Schedule: Thursday’s collection moves to Wednesday, July 3.
  • No Organics Collection: Wednesday, July 3.

Labor Day 

  • Monday, September 2, 2024: Monday’s garbage collection moves to Tuesday.
  • Tuesday’s Schedule: Pick-up shifts to Wednesday.
  • Thursday and Friday: No changes, collections as usual.
  • Wednesday, September 4: No organic waste pick-up this day.

Wichita Falls Bulk Trash Pickup

  • Wichita Falls Trash Collection Service: Homes and businesses can call the Sanitation Office at 940-761-7977 to request a special pickup of large trash items.
  • Placement Rules: Make sure to put your bulky trash on the curb or another spot approved by the Sanitation boss. Keep it at least five feet away from things like mailboxes or trees, and make sure there is enough space above – about 13.5 feet.

What They Will Take

  1. Big Trash: Think of stuff too hefty for your regular trash bin.
  2. Furniture: Chairs, tables, sofas, and beds.
  3. Appliances: Items like washing machines, dryers, and ovens.
  4. Building Rubble: Carpet bits, broken fences, sinks, and toilets.

Acceptable Materials for Bulk Collection

  • Bulky waste
  • Chairs
  • Tables
  • Couches
  • Mattresses
  • Home furnishing or furniture
  • White goods
  • Appliances
  • Washers
  • Dryers
  • Stoves
  • Carpet
  • Padding
  • Dismantled fences
  • Sinks
  • Commodes
  • Construction debris
  • Demolition Debris

Unacceptable Materials for Bulk Collection

  • Hazardous items
  • Flammable items
  • Paintable items

Wichita Falls Recycle Trash Schedule

Do you want to know if your area has a recycling trash schedule this week? Follow the steps:

  • Visit here.
  • Enter your address in the search box
  • Click on GO
  • You will have your recycling garbage schedule on your screen.
Wichita Falls Recycle Trash Schedule
Wichita Falls Recycle Trash Schedule

Acceptable Residential Recycling Items

  • Aluminum beverage cans
  • Steel food & beverage cans & empty aerosol cans
  • Clear, brown & green glass food & beverage containers
  • No broken glass
  • #1—#7 Plastic containers & bottles with necks smaller than their base
  • Food boxes (i.e. cereal & Jello boxes)
  • EMPTY paper towels & toilet paper rolls
  • Paperboard packaging (i.e. tissue boxes etc.)
  • Office paper—any color
  • Shredded paper (place in clear plastic bag)
  • Newspapers & inserts
  • Magazines, catalogs & brochures
  • Envelopes & junk mail
  • Paper bags
  • Phone books & other softcover books

Unacceptable Residential Recycling Items

  • Broken glass
  • Ceramics
  • Chemical/pesticide containers
  • Electronics
  • Light bulbs
  • Styrofoam
  • Yard waste
  • Window glass or mirror

Wichita Falls Junk Removal

Company NameContact Info
Junk Busting Hauling, Cleaning, Handyman, & Construction (940) 500-1819
Quick Dumpster Rentals (940) 631-9726
Wichita Auto Salvage (940) 723-0809
Affordable Texas Movers (940) 235-2058


This guide has been a handy resource in navigating the Wichita Falls trash pickup schedule. Our goal is to offer the latest and most accurate details, making your waste management a breeze.

Should you have any more questions or need further assistance, do not hesitate to reach out.

We are here to ensure you have all the information you need right at your fingertips.



Jimmy Carter specializes in providing up-to-date information on trash schedules for cities and states across the USA. With a passion for community service and sustainability, Jimmy is committed to helping people reduce their environmental impact and keep their neighborhoods clean.

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