Cinco Municipal Utility District No. 2

Trash and Recycling Collection Information

Cinco Municipal Utility District No. 2 provides trash collection and recycling services to its residential customers. The District contracts with Waste Corporation of Texas, L.P., doing business as GFL Environmental. The charge for trash collection and recycling is included in the water portion of your monthly District water and sewer bill.

Formerly Waste Corporation of Texas, LP (WCA)
8515 Highway 6 South, Houston, Texas 77083
WCA Customer Care – (281) 368-8397

Service Collection Schedule

  • Household Waste, Tree and Yard Waste, Bulk and Heavy Trash: Tuesday and Friday
  • Recycling: Tuesday
  • Service Hours: No earlier than 7:00 a.m. and no later than 7:00 p.m.

Backdoor trash collection and curbside recycling collection occur in these neighborhoods:
South Lake Village Sections 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
Bayou Park Estates
North Lake Village Section 3 (Brentwood Glen)

Curbside trash and recycling collection occur in these neighborhoods:
North Lake Village Section 1 (Andover Green)
Cinco Forest Section 1 (Bayou Forest and Briar Chase)
CR Institutional Core Section 1 (Cottage Grove)
CR Town Center Sections 1 and 2 (Fountain View)
CR Institutional Core Section 2 (Meadow Grove)
South Lake Village Section 6 (Lake View)
North Lake Village Section 2 (Prestwick Estates)
North Lake Village Section 10 (The Landing at Cinco Ranch)
North Lake Village Section 4 (The Retreat)
CR Institutional Core Section 3 (University Park)

Trash Collection Guidelines (PDF)

Trash and Recycling Collection Guidelines

Household Waste

Household waste must be placed at the curbside or backdoor (as the case may be), by 7:00 A.M.  Household waste must be either in containers or bags not exceeding (65) gallons or forty pounds.

Yard and Tree Waste

Yard and tree waste must be placed at the curbside or backdoor (as the case may be), by 7:00 A.M.  Trees, shrubs, and brush trimmings must be bundled in lengths no greater than four (4) feet with no branch diameter exceeding three (3) inches. The bundling is required to allow quick pick-up and size limitations are required to avoid damaging the equipment in the crushing process.  Up to four (4) containers or bags of yard waste such as bagged grass clippings, leaves and small trimmings will be picked up at the backdoor (for residents that have backdoor service). Anything over four (4) containers or bags must be placed at the curb. Yard waste must be either in containers or bags not exceeding (65) gallons or forty pounds.

Heavy Trash/Bulk Items

Heavy trash or bulk items must be placed at the curbside by 7:00 A.M. Heavy trash/bulk items include small pieces of furniture, appliances, carpet (up to one room, rolled up to four feet wide and weigh less than fifty pounds), and cardboard boxes (flattened).  By federal law, refrigerators, freezers, or any other items containing Freon must be drained of Freon and have an accompanying bill to validate service was performed.  Items excluded from normal collection are dirt, rocks, bricks, concrete, tires, and batteries, motor oil, cooking oil, construction debris, wood fencing, waste generated by a private contractor or any materials or items deemed hazardous materials.


Household recycling must be placed at the curbside, by 7:00 A.M. Residential recyclables located curbside or backdoor will be collected in the forty-eight (48) or the sixty-five (65) gallon carts supplied by WCA/GFL. Should recycle quantity exceed the WCA/GFL container capacity, overflow may be placed in old recycle bins or containers otherwise identifiable as containing recycle materials. Current items being collected are paper including newspaper, magazines, phone books, catalogs, junk mail, envelopes, file folders, computer paper, construction paper, colored paper, corrugated cardboard boxes (flattened and bundled) cereal and soda/beer boxes, gift boxes, wrapping paper; containers including aluminum cans, aluminum foil, plastic bottles/jugs/buckets #1 through #7, glass bottles or jars. Excluded Items are Styrofoam, metal pots and pans; scrap metal like nails; screws; gutters; and copper.

Accepted Recyclable Items

  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Junk Mail
  • Color Paper
  • Paper Bags
  • File Folders
  • Phone Books
  • Greeting Cards
  • Cardboard
  • Paperboard
  • Plastics #1, #5, #7
  • Metal Pots & Pans
  • Aluminum Cans & Foil
  • Steel / Tin Cans
  • Gutters, Copper, & Scrap
  • Glass Bottles

Unaccepted Recyclable Items

  • Plastic Bags
  • Styrofoam
  • Soiled Pizza Boxes
  • Coat Hangers
  • Paint & Solvent Containers
  • Light Bulbs
  • Mirrors
  • Windows
  • Dishes & Cups
  • Paper Towels
  • Facial & Toilet Tissue
  • Metal Pots and Pans
  • Scrap Metal, Including Nails, Screws, Gutters and Copper
  • Disposable Plates and Cups
  • Milk and Juice Cartons (Wax-Board Containers)

Holiday Schedule

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

Note: If the scheduled collection day falls on any observed holiday, the collection will be suspended and service will be resumed the following regularly scheduled collection day.

Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at 9:00 AM

Meeting Location: The Fellowship
22765 Westheimer Parkway, Katy, Texas

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