Garbage collection in Hico is provided by Progressive Waste Solutions ( 254) 968-7070.
The costs of the various trash collection services provided are listed in the City of Hico Rate and Fee Schedule, June 2012 .
Location: Utility Street
Hours of Operation:. First Saturday of each month 9 a.m. to noon. With advance scheduling, arrangements can be made to have the facility opened at the beginning of the work day or immediately after lunch.
|Household trash per bag||$2.00|
|Compactable trash per cu. Yard||$12.00|
|Scrap metal||No fee|
The City operates "the North 40" where brush and leaves can be dumped. Arrangments can be made for a member of the city staff to meet someone with a load at the gate on regular work days, either first thing in the morning or immediately after lunch. The facility is located on the north side of town at the end of Mesquite Street. When CR 244 veers to the right in front of Truth Fellowship, Mesquite Street continues straight and dead ends into the gate to the North 40. The gate will be open and an attendant on duty on the first Saturday of each month between 12:15 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Arrangements can be made with the City to receive roll-off service from Progressive Waste Solutions. City of Hico Rate and Fee Schedule, June 2012
Should citizens wish to do their own hauling, the nearest facility regularly open to receive this type of debris is the City of Stephenville Landfill .