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Yard Trimming Collection Guidelines
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NOTE: If you have multiple 6' x 4' x 4' piles, all of the debris may not be collected at one time. Depending upon the volume, it may take several weeks to collect the material. Crews spend approximately 15 minutes at each residence so daily routes are completed. If you have a large volume and want to ensure all debris is collected at one time, or if your debris does not meet the weekly collection criteria, you can contact Customer Service at 972-769-4150 to schedule a Special Paid Collection.
Special Paid Collection
Special Paid Collection service is $10 per cubic yard (3'x3'x3'), subject to a $20 minimum fee. This service must be utilized for yard trimming collections that do not meet the weekly yard trimming criteria, bulky items outside your normal collection day, and/or any large amount of construction debris from major household renovation typically performed by a private contractor.
Refrigerators, freezers, window a/c units, water coolers, etc., must be scheduled as paid collection at $25 each unit.
Special Paid Collections are scheduled through Customer Service at 972-769-4150 and charges will appear on your City of Plano utility bill. Special Paid Collections are completed with a boom truck; a large truck with a crane that lifts items into the bed of the truck. Debris for collection must be clear of all obstacles, such as fence, gas meter, mailbox, low hanging wires, etc.
- Dirt, soil, or sod
- Bricks, rock, tile, asphalt, gravel, or concrete
- Glass panes, glass doors, or mirrors
- Railroad ties
- Roofing material and shingles
- Buildings, building attachments, or sheds
- Contractor waste*
- Compressed gas or air cylinders
- Vehicle parts & tires
- Hazardous waste (paint, oil, pesticides, solvents, liquids) - contact customer service at 972-769-4150 to schedule a household chemical collection
Contact NTMWD at 972-442.5405 for disposal options of these items.
*Waste generated from projects requiring the use of a contractor will need to be disposed of by the contractor or by contracting waste through a permitted hauler. Waste must be disposed of directly as the 121 Regional Disposal Facility.
121 Regional Disposal Facility (owned by NTMWD)
3820 Highway 121 North
Melissa, TX 75454
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Permitted Contract Haulers
The following companies are approved registered trash haulers through the City of Plano Building Inspections department. If your company would like to be added to the list, please complete the application. or Opens a New Window. Opens a New Window. o
|Brooks Clean-up Service|
|Gonzalez Clean Up|
|Nabors Billy L & Joan (trash)|
|Servall Contractor Services|
Yard trimmings collected from Plano residents are used to make Texas Pure Products. Residents may purchase these products online or at our retail location. Visit Texas Pure Products for more information.