Trash & Recycling

Trash & Recyling

Rhino Removal is now Waste Connections!

The District has entered into an agreement with Connections to serve all of your trash and recycle needs. Please note, Waste Connections' McKinney office serves the 380 Corridor. For details on service in Elm Ridge WCID, please select your neighborhood below:

Waste must be at the curb no later than 7 a.m. on collection days and must follow these guidelines:

  • Waste must be placed in 95 gallon trash carts.
  • ALL kitchen trash MUST be in carts on collection days. If you need an additional cart, please contact Waste Connections.
  • Overloaded carts will not be emptied.

Waste Connections observes the following holidays:

New Year's Day, July 4th, Thanksgiving, and Christmas

Collection will be delayed by one day following each holiday.

Bulk Pickup Guidelines

Bulk trash must be placed outside of the trash container. You may place out the following items without special scheduling:

  • Four (4) yards of bulk, extra trash, limbs, and brush.
  • Bulk items including furniture, mattresses, appliances, carpet, hot water heaters, and fence panels cut into 4'x4' sections.
  • Limbs/brush must be tied and bundled in piles measuring no larger than 3'x3'x3' and weighing less than 50 pounds.
  • Christmas tree collection will occur on the first bulk trash collection day after the New Year.
  • Bulk trash

    The full 2024 bulk trash calendar can be found 2024 Bulk Trash Collection Calendarhere.

June 2024


Calendar key

Current day

Savannah bulk collection

Artesia bulk collection

Arrowbrooke bulk collection

Holiday - service next day


Do not bag recycling!

Waste Connections will only accept the items listed in the chart below.

Recycling chart

If non-recyclable materials are in your recycling cart, the container will not be serviced. Also, please note that cardboard boxes must be broken down, bundled, and tied.

Need assistance?

Want to report a recycle/trash problem?

For missed pickups or trash related questions or issues, please contact the contact Waste Connections online at or call them directly at 469-452-8000.