A Message about Trash Services

PRINCETON — A friendly message to residents about garbage, recycling, and yard waste placed curbside days ahead of pickup, the city reminds residents of the proper placement procedures:

Solid Waste Collection Services

  • Collections are once a week. See Service Map to determine the pickup day for your area.
  • Trash/ Recycling/ Bulk & Brush items should be placed at the curb for collection no later than 7:00 am for pickup between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm on your service day.

Please ensure the trash containers and the recycle cart are separated by at least three (3) feet, and three (3) feet away from obstacles such as mailboxes, fences, gas meters, and drainage ditches, and ensure there is a 16-foot clearance above your cart. Please do not overfill the cart and make sure the lid is completely closed. Overloaded carts will not be serviced.

Recycling Services

Recycling will be collected every other week, on your trash collection day. Next Pickup day is

For questions or assistance with your trash service, please contact the Utility Billing Department (City Hall) at 972.736.2711.  Or visit the City website

In the event of a major holiday your trash will be picked up one day late.

Bulk & Brush Collection Services

Bulk and brush will be collected once a month, according to this schedule, beginning with the Thursday that falls in the first full week of each month.



Monday or Tuesday…




1st Thursday of the Month

2nd Thursday of the Month

3rd Thursday of the Month

4th Thursday of the Month