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Garbage, Brush & Hazardous Waste Collection
Garbage Collection

City ordinance requires all addresses with City utilities to have garbage collection service.  The City contracts with Waste Management for residential and small business garbage collection services.  Businesses requiring a dumpster may contract with one of the City’s franchised commercial garbage haulers.

Important Information
  • Customers may to add up to three additional items outside the cart, provided they are bagged, boxed, or bundled
  • Please DO NOT use old trash containers. They will not be picked up.
  • Please have carts curbside by 7 a.m.
  • To report missed pickups, please contact Waste Management at 1-800-772-8653 or email .
  • For Billing inquiries or to order an additional cart, please call City of Belton at 254-933-5800 or email .


Holidays observed by the garbage crews include:
  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
Garbage collections run a day late for the rest of the week following a holiday.

Brush Collection

 For residential customers only, brush pickup is included as part of the City garbage service. This service is not included in any business garbage service, nor is it provided to businesses contracting with private haulers for dumpster service.

  • To schedule brush pickup, call 254-933-5800 or fill out an online request for brush collection. Please allow five working days for brush to be collected.
  • Brush piles must be free of all other trash and rubbish.  No tires, garbage, treated lumber, furniture, appliances, or anything but natural brush will be picked up.
  • Piles cannot exceed 6 cubic yards - about 4 feet high by 12 feet long by 4 feet wide.  Limbs should be cut into lengths of not more than 12 feet long, and should be no larger than 8 inches in diameter.
  • Brush should be stacked away from vehicles, low-hanging wires, fences, and tree limbs.
  • Brush pickup is limited to no more than one pile per address per week.
  • Brush service is available for non-residential customers for an additional fee.


Household Hazardous Waste

At no additional fee, Belton residential customers have access to home pickup of household hazardous waste:

  • Paint
  • Batteries
  • Household Chemicals & Cleaners
  • Computer Monitors
  • Televisions
  • Used Motor Oil
  • Sharps 

The fee for this program is included in the monthly rate for residential garbage. For more information see our Household Hazardous Waste flyer. To schedule a pick up, call Waste Management's call center, 1-800-449-7587, or visit Waste Management's Home Generated Special Material page.