Most frequently asked questions about CartWash.com’s cart cleaning and sanitizing service.

What if there are city ordinances about leaving my carts on the street or in the alley?2019-01-31T16:48:32+00:00

CartWash.com is familiar with city ordinances and will work with you to schedule the cleaning so that no ordinances are violated.

What days are my carts cleaned?2019-01-04T18:22:29+00:00

Typically, cleanings are scheduled the day after your trash and recycling is emptied. After registering your email, an email will be sent to confirm your scheduled cleaning date.

Can I have extra carts cleaned?2019-01-04T18:22:14+00:00

Yes, we offer economical pricing for additional carts.

Is the water retrieved in an eco-friendly way?2019-01-04T18:21:50+00:00

Yes, our customized cleaning rigs capture all grey water and take it to city recycling centers. There is zero run-off.

How do I sign up for your services?2019-01-31T16:52:24+00:00

CLICK HERE! We serve cities in the Dallas/Fort Worth area

Is there a minimum number of months to which I have to commit?2019-01-04T18:20:21+00:00

No, you can just sign up for cleanings as you need them.

Sometimes I take my carts in early and don’t leave them out. How will they be cleaned?2019-01-04T18:20:03+00:00

We ask that you leave your carts out at your regular spot for trash pickup between 7 am and 7 pm . Once they are cleaned, we will place them back in the same spot.

What if I found that my trash or recycling cart has been cleaned by CartWash.com? I have not signed up for your service. Why did you do this?2019-01-04T18:19:47+00:00

As a random act of kindness, we’ll occasionally clean trash and recycling carts in a particular area free of charge. If you wish to continue with our service, simply sign up online or give us a call at 213-391-9300. You will not be charged for this first complimentary trash or recycling cart cleaning. If you do not wish to use our service, please accept the free cleaning on us, and remember CartWash.com the next time your cart needs cleaning.

How will I know if my bins have been cleaned?2019-01-04T18:19:30+00:00

In addition to your bins smelling and looking clean, we will place a small tag that is easily removed to confirm that the container has been cleaned.

How often should my trash and recycle bins be cleaned?2019-01-31T16:50:24+00:00

The majority of our customers opt for monthly cleanings, but you can choose the frequency that’s right for youCLICK HERE for Scheduling and Pricing.

Why should I have my trash cart professionally cleaned?2019-01-04T18:17:29+00:00

Just using a hose and bleach to clean your trash and recycle bins is not sufficient to remove or kill the bacteria and diseases that can breed in your carts including:

  • Tuberculosis
  • Strep
  • Staph
  • E-Coli
  • Salmonella
  • Listeria

Carts are cleaned, disinfected, sanitized, and deodorized. The traditional method of cart cleaning also results in chemical and sewage residue in homeowners driveways and lawns.

Do I have to be home for the bins to be cleaned?2019-01-04T18:16:53+00:00

No, you can register and schedule the service online and receive an email notification confirming your cleaning date.

When do you come to service my recycling bins and trash cans?2019-01-04T18:15:51+00:00

Due to the requirement that the carts be empty for cleaning, we recommend scheduling the cart cleaning the day after your normal trash and recycling service day. For more information, read our full Terms and Conditions.

Do my carts need to be empty to receive service?2019-01-04T18:13:59+00:00

Yes, however, if there is just a small amount of material, we will bag it and put it back into the cart after cleaning. For larger amounts, we will have to reschedule for a later date and apply a trip fee.

What type of containers will CartWash.com clean?2019-01-04T18:16:26+00:00

A: We will clean any residential outside trash or recycling polycart that is between 35, 65 or 95 gallons in size.

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