Trash Collection

The City of Allen contracts with Community Waste Disposal (CWD) to provide city trash collection and disposal, including recycling services. We also provide household chemical collection/reuse and support a variety of educational programs, special events and volunteer initiatives.

Service and Billing


Residents and businesses are required to use City-contracted trash and recycling services. Trash, recycling and water service is all billed by the City of Allen.
  1. 2021 Holiday trash and recycling collection

    Trash and recycling collection will adjust for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, Nov. 25. Thursday collection slides to Friday, and Friday collection slides to Saturday.
  2. Grease roundup: Keep grease away from drains this holiday

    Instead of washing your grease/cooking oil down the drain, protect your pipes by recycling it for free! Schedule a pickup using the MyAllen app or call 214.509.4551.
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