Residential and Commercial Solid Waste & Recycling Services
The City of Fulshear has an exclusive three year franchise contract with WCA-Waste Corporation of Texas. Ordinance No. 01-878 states that city residents and commercial businesses are required to pay for solid waste services whether those services are utilized or not. In accordance with the Texas Health and Safety Code, the City must ensure sanitary conditions including solid waste services for all residents and businesses of the City. Citations will be issued by the City of Fulshear for delinquent accounts.
WCA is the only approved solid waste franchise provided within the City limits.
WCA provides 95-gallon carts for all residents for solid waste (gray lid) and recycling (yellow lid). Collection services are provided every Wednesday between 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM. All garbage must be placed on the curb by 7:00 AM to guarantee pick up. The carts provided by WCA are the only approved carts for the automated collection services. Unapproved carts will not be serviced. Additional carts are available through WCA at a rate of $5.00 per month, billed in full each calendar year. Please contact WCA directly for an additional cart. A radio frequency identification number (RFID) is branded on each cart and recorded by address. Carts are to remain at the property assigned, regardless of occupancy and whether or not the carts are used. For more information about the carts and collection services, please refer to the trash and recycle specification sheets.
Bulk/Heavy/Large items that will not fit into the provided carts, once broken down, should be placed beside them for pick up. If the items are too large, WCA will flag them with a yellow tag, providing information on special collection pricing/pick up. Special collections for large items can be scheduled with WCA at any time, a yellow tag is not required.
Recycling services are available to all residents and are included in your monthly bill. Residents who do not wish to utilize the recycling service, may opt out of such service by the submitting the Recycling Service Opt Out Agreement with a copy of a government issued photo ID. Please refer to our forms page for more information. Please refer to Ordinance 2014-1131 for opt in/out options.
Handicap services are available upon request based on need. Medical documentation must be provided to the City of Fulshear and services will be provided upon application approval. If you are in need of this service, contact the business office for more information.
Residential solid waste services are billed monthly at a total fee of $18.00 ($14.71 for trash and $3.29 for recycling), which is subject to tax.
Commercial rates are based on size and frequency of pick up. Please see City Ordinance 2014-1128 for more information.