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About Solid Waste & Recycling
Trash
Progressive Waste Solutions (PWS) provides each customer with (1) green trash cart.

All non-recyclable waste should be placed inside the green cart and placed curbside prior to 7 a.m. on the scheduled pick up day.
  • Trash is picked up once each week.
  • Recycling is picked up every other week.
  • Progressive Waste Solutions will pick up 6 additional items or bags of trash each week placed next to your curb.
  • Avoid overloading trash and recycle carts The truck's mechanical arm can only lift up to 100 lbs.
  • Place heavy items next to your cart.
  • Limbs placed at curbside for pickup must be bundled and no longer than 4 feet.
  • Bagged grass may be placed at the curb for pickup. Bundles of brush and bags of grass are included in the six additional items allowed at curbside each week.
  • Large amounts of brush and limbs may be picked up curbside by the city's service.
  • Place incandescent light bulbs wrapped in newspaper in a sealed plastic bag before placing in trash cart.

Bulk Items - Call ahead 512-990-6100 recommended but not required

Put up to six items curbside on any normal service day. Accepted items include chairs, couches, water softener tanks with salt removed, stoves, washers and dryers, refrigerators*, freezers* and mattresses that are too large to put in the regular trash bin.  Bulk items are limited to 4 feet in length, 4 inches in diameter or 2 cubic yards (3'x3'x6').  Bundled brush, limbs, etc. are limited to 4 feet in length and must be securely fastened.

The standard trash truck will not pick up the item, a separate truck will be sent to retrieve the bulk item.

*Note: Any item containing freon must have it removed by a licensed technician and a certification sticker applied.


Not accepted: Hazardous waste, dirt, rock, tires, wood, fencing, carpeting and construction debris or material are not accepted curbside.

Remember that several appliances, tires and batteries are accepted at the City Recycling Center.

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Each customer has one Blue 95 Gallon Recycling Cart.

  • The recycling cart should be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. every other week on the scheduled pickup day.
  • Please allow 5 feet between trash and recycling carts to allow cart pickup by automatic arms.
  • Please keep your carts at least 5 feet from vehicles and other obstructions.

Recycling Items Accepted at Curbside

City Solid Waste and Recycling Provider

Progressive Waste Solutions is the contracted provider for solid waste and recycling pickup for the City of Pflugerville. Call PWS at 512-282-3508. For information regarding new services, disconnections and accounts, call the Utility Billing Department - 512-990-6100 or email .