Thursday, December 1, 2022

Trash and Recycling Rate Increases Now in Effect

Garbage and recycling rate changes went into effect on October 1, 2022, for all Southlake Water Utilities customers. As a result, residents will notice an increase in their November billing statements.

Residential

The new refuse rates—reflected on Southlake Water Utility bills for residential customers, will increase by 9.5%. City Council also approved Republic Services’ request for an increase due to growing labor costs and inflation at their September 20, 2022, meeting.

Residential collections increased by $1.62 on October 1, 2022, to $18.68, pretax.

Commercial

Commercial collections and roll-off rates will also increase by 9.5% on October 1. The updated commercial rate sheet is available on the Commercial Trash and Recycling webpage.

Please visit our Water and Sewer Rates webpage for more information about City utility rates.