Household Garbage

Collection Facts

  • Collected: Twice weekly.
  • Collection days: Monday/Thursday or Tuesday/Friday (see map).
  • Pick-up location: Place garbage at the alley or the front curb depending on your area.
  • Weight limit: Bags or containers should not exceed 50 lbs.
  • What to place trash in: Plastic bags designed for garbage (minimum 2mm thickness) or garbage cans no larger than 32 gallons.
  • Do not use: Oil drums, grocery sacks, boxes or small pails.

Special Notice

Mesquite City Code Section 14-35(f) states: "It shall be unlawful for solid waste and recyclable materials to be placed out for collection earlier than 5:30 p.m. the day before scheduled pickup and later than 7:30 a.m. the day of scheduled pickup; except that placement later than 7:30 a.m. shall be permitted if it is ascertained that collection along the street or alley has not yet occurred. Containers should be removed from the curb line no later than 8 p.m. of the day in which collection occurs."