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Yes, the 65-gallon city-provided recycling bins will have a lid and wheels.
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September 28, 2019: City's Mulch and Recycling Center will be closed.Starting October 1, 2019:
Recycling carts will be delivered to Burleson homes December 3 through December 20, 2019.
Starting January 6, 2020:
The city's garbage and recycling contract ended in June 2019. City leaders took this opportunity to ask residents what they would like to see in their garbage and recycling services.
In May and June 2018, the city conducted public outreach asking residents what they would like to see in their trash and recycling services. An online and print survey was available and eight public meetings were held throughout the community, including an online town hall. Over 1,700 surveys were returned, and city staff utilized this input to make the following changes to Burleson’s trash and recycling program.The survey was available for six weeks and was advertised via link on the city's utility bill, on the front page of the city's website, in the Burleson Star, for over six weeks in the the city's weekly e-newsletters, on the city's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram account, on the city's cable channel, in a news release, at multiple council meetings and the city hosted an Facebook Town Hall, and town halls at the following locations last summer: Bransom Elementary, City Hall, Hajek Elementary, Victory Family Church, and Burleson Public Library.
Starting in January 2020, you can keep your current recycling bin or you can set it out for regular trash collection.
Starting October 7, grass clippings can go in regular bags but they cannot exceed the 35 lb. weight limit and can be set out weekly on your second collection day.
The solid waste portion of the utility bill will go down by $1.
You can call BTX311 to opt out of receiving a recycling cart.
They can be stored on the side yard, behind the building line or in a garage.