Texas Disposal Systems Contract

The following is a summary of some of the key parts of the contract for solid waste collection between Texas Disposal Services (TDS) and WTCMUD 5. To review the complete contract, please click here. If you have questions that are not answered in the attached contract, please contact TDS Customer Care at (512) 421-1340.

Contract Highlights

4.1 Residential Refuse Pickup – Contractor shall provide curbside collection of Refuse from Residential Units one (1) time per week with 96-­‐gallon cart plus two (2) additional bags or bundles.

Contractor will collect the cart only and its contents at curbside. Extra carts will be provided upon request at an additional fee. See “Attachment A” for rates.

4.2 Single Stream Recycling – Contractor shall provide curbside collection of Single Stream recycle materials one (1) time per week with 96-gallon recycle cart only.

The Contractor will provide recycling collection services to all Residential Customers within the Association for the following:

▪ Green, brown and clear glass
▪ Plastics #1-7 (except #6 – Styrofoam)
▪ Aluminum, tin, and steel cans
▪ Paper Products: newsprint, cardboard, boxboard, junk mail, magazines,and office paper.

Any other materials for which a recycling market may exist and which the parties hereto agree can be added to the recycling program.

The Contractor will be responsible for marketing the collection of recyclable materials. If a material cannot be effectively marketed for recycling, the Contractor may eliminate that product from this program. If additional materials can be added to the program the Contractor will notify the

Extra carts will be provided upon request at an additional fee. See “Attachment A” for rates.

Contractor may decline to collect any recycled material not in cart provided.

Contamination fees may apply if trash and/or hazardous materials are comingled with recycling, recycling is soiled, or under other circumstances determined to be similar to the foregoing in the Contractor’s reasonable discretion.

Customers will be responsible for all contamination fees.

4.4 Bulky Pickup – Contractor shall provide two (2) curbside bulky or brush waste collection(s) per Contract Year to each Residential Customer. Residential Customer must call the Contractor to schedule their bulky or brush collections. Additional bulky or brush waste collections will be provided upon request at an additional fee.

The Contractor is not required to pick up refrigerators unless written evidence is posted in clear view of refrigerator and all other applicable appliances that all Freon has been removed by a certified refrigeration technician. Each collection will restrict the volume collected to three (3) cubic yards per
Residential Unit.

Yard waste must be bundled, tied and cut into four (4) foot lengths, not to exceed thirty-five (35) pounds per bundle. Limbs within the bundle must be no more than four (4) inches in diameter.

4.7 Holidays – The following shall be holidays for purposes of this Contract:

  • New Year’s day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

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