The primary mission of the Solid Waste (Trash) Division is to ensure all Venus residents and commercial customers receive effective services.

The City of Venus is currently working with Waste Connections, Inc. (formerly known as Progressive Waste Solutions) for solid waste pick-up service.

For any questions or concerns regarding your service, please contact the utility department clerk at (972) 366-3348 ext 201 or by email at mking-ct@cityofvenus.org.

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Trash Removal

Please follow these guidelines to ensure the best service possible:

  • Your trash must be at the curb by 7:00 am on designated pick-up days (Wednesdays). Trucks will run from 7am - 6pm each pick-up day and your trash may be picked-up at anytime during this period.
  • All items except for branches, tree trimmings, leaves and brush must be placed in a sealed plastic bag capable of containing garbage, trash or solid waste without leaking or emitting odors with a total weight not to exceed 35 pounds.
  • Up to 9 plastic bags may be placed in a container with a total weight not to exceed 50 pounds.

Bulk Item Pick-up

Waste Connections, Inc. will not pick up any bulk items and it is the responsibility of the resident to dispose of the bulk items properly.


Holiday Schedule

Holiday trash pickup schedule for inside city limits of Venus,
Waste Connections, Inc. will pick up on your scheduled day unless your scheduled day falls on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day or New Years Day. On those 3 days of the year your trash/recycle will be picked up on your next scheduled pick-up day. All other holidays, you will have trash/recycle pick up.

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