Garbage & Recycling Collection

The City of North Richland Hills contracts with Republic Waste Services for garbage and recycle collection. The company has a dedicated customer service line for North Richland Hills customers. To report missed pickups or for questions about garbage and recycling services, please call 817-317-2450. 

Bin Placement

Garbage cans and recycle carts should be placed at the curb no earlier than 7:00 p.m. the evening before collection, nor later than 7:00 a.m. the day of collection. Place recycling cart with wheels next to curb, at least 3 feet from garbage bags, cans, mailboxes, and 5 feet from parked vehicles.

Empty cans and carts should be removed from curbside after collection, before the end of the day. Trash and recycling containers are required to be stored out of public view except during the times allowed for them to be placed for collection.

Collection Days

Residences located south of the railroad tracks are serviced on Monday and Thursday and those north of the railroad tracks are serviced on Tuesday and Friday. Recycling is collected on one of your designated service days. Collections may change during holiday weeks. View the Holiday Collection Schedule
Garbage Recycle Days


Garbage service is billed with your city water and sewer bill. Residential rates vary between regular and senior citizen. Account holders, age 65 and older receive a $0.75 discount off their garbage fee. For questions about establishing new service or billing, please contact the NRH Water Department at 817-427-6200.