The following is a summary of some of the key parts of the contract for solid waste collection between Texas Disposal Services (TDS) and WTCMUD 5. To review the complete contract, please click here. If you have questions that are not answered in the attached contract, please contact TDS Customer Care at (512) 421-1340.
5.1 Residential Refuse Pickup – Contractor shall provide curbside collection of Refuse from Residential Units one (1) time per week with 96-‐gallon cart plus two (2) additional bags or bundles.
Contractor will collect the cart only and its contents at curbside. Extra carts will be provided upon request at an additional fee. See “Attachment A” for rates.
5.2 Single Stream Recycling – Contractor shall provide curbside collection of Single Stream recycle materials one (1) time every other week with 96-gallon recycling cart only.
The contractor will provide recycling collection services to all Residential Customers within the District for the following:
- Green, brown, and clear glass
- Plastics #1-7 (except #6 – Styrofoam)
- Aluminum, tin, and steel cans
- Paper Products: newsprint, cardboard, boxboard, junk mail, magazines, and office paper
Any other materials for which a recycling market may exist and which the parties hereto agree can be added to the recycling program.
Contractor may decline to collect any recycled material not in cart provided
5.3 Bulky Pickup – Contractor shall provide two (2) curbside bulky or brush waste collection(s) per year to each Residential Customer on a call in basis. Additional collections would be available at a cost determined by the Contractor.
Each collection will restrict the volume collected to three (3) cubic years per Residential Unit.
Yard waste must be bundled and tied and cut into four (4) foot lengths not to exceed 40 pounds per bundle.
To schedule a bulk collection, please call TDS Customer Care at (512) 421-1340 by no later than Monday at 2 PM the day prior to pickup.
5.5 Holidays – The following shall be holidays for purposes of this Contract:
- New Year’s day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day