Welcome to the Solid Waste Department

2017 Spring Newsletter

The Solid Waste Department is responsible for managing all aspects of the collection and disposal of residential solid waste in the City of Fort Wayne, including: monitoring the collections of residential solid waste and recycling generated within the City; overseeing removal of illegally dumped Freon appliances; monitoring the garbage user fee and appeal process; enforcing the City Garbage Ordinance; and coordinating environmental programs as necessary. For more information about the City of Fort Wayne's Solid Waste Services, please call the City 311 Call Center by dialing 311 or (260) 427-8311 Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. E-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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  Residential Recycling Program
pdfRecycle Cart Do's & Don'ts
pdfRecycling Calendar 2017
  pdfProper Cart Placement
  Recycling Aternatives for household items

Electronics Recycling
Grasscycling Information
Borrow-A-Bin Program
pdfTackling Contamination

Composting Information



  Garbage Collection Information
  pdfHelpful Tips for Setting Out your Garbage Trash
  Holiday Schedule
pdfGarbage Collection Day Map
  Garbage User Fee Information & Appeals Form
  Chapter 50 Garbage Ordinance





Participate in the City's annual Great American Clean up!


Solid Waste Management
Citizens Square
200 East Berry Street, Suite 210
Fort Wayne, IN 46802