Solid Waste Services

Residential Trash & Recycling

Garbage and Recycling Collection is provided by the contract services of Community Waste Disposal (CWD). CWD currently services the City of Melissa residential customers weekly Monday through Friday for both trash and recycling. Additionally, CWD offers a complimentary monthly bulk pickup for the City of Melissa residential customers.

All Commercial Solid Waste Service is billed directly and must be set up with CWD at 972-392-9300/Option 2.

Residential Services

New residential services must be set up through the City's Utility Billing Department - 972-838-2035, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. If there is not a trash and recycle cart at the residence when you move in, you require an additional cart, or your cart becomes damaged, please email the Utility Billing Department or call 972-838-2035. Please note that all new poly-carts, poly-cart repairs, or extra poly-carts will be delivered on Tuesday of each week.

Fore more information regarding CWD's Solid Waste Services for the City of Melissa, visit the Melissa Portal on CWD's website.

Senior Discount

The City of Melissa has partnered with CWD to offer a Senior Citizen Discount for garbage and recycling services for residents age 65 or over.

How to Apply

Please return the application for a senior discount (PDF) along with a copy of your driver's license by emailing the Utility Billing Department. You can also return the application and your drivers license by fax to 972-837-4394 or in person at:
3411 Barker Avenue
Melissa, TX 75454


Any senior resident who submits the application along with a copy of his or her driver's license and who has one set of garbage and recycling carts will receive monthly garbage and recycling service for $15.82 per month as opposed to $16.65 per month. The additional garbage cart cost of $5.91 and $3.29 for an additional recycle cart per month remains the same for all residents.