Disposal Facilities

The City of Garland Environmental Waste Services Department owns and operates the following solid waste disposal facilities:

These facilities are permitted for use by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and adhere to all local, state and federal laws.

Garland residents can drop off normal household waste for free:

  • Bring proof of residency such as valid driver’s license or current utility bill.
  • Unload the waste yourself.
  • Only bring waste from the household where you reside.

Non-Garland residents and commercial customers will be charged a per-ton fee based on weight of load:

  • Security deposit is required.
  • Minimum charge of $10.
  • Cash, no bills larger than $20 accepted.
  • Debit/major credit cards accepted except American Express.
  • Local pre-printed checks only.  Bring copy of the driver’s license of person who signed the check.

Transfer Station
1434 Commerce Street, Garland
M - F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sat. Closed
Sun. Closed

Charles M. Hinton, Jr. Regional Landfill and Wood Recycling Facility
3175 Elm Grove Road, Rowlett
M – F 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for the general public and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for commercial customers
Sat. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sun. Closed

Find out more about Transfer Station and Landfill Rules and Prohibited Disposal


The following items are not accepted in curbside bins but can be recycled at the following places:

  • Household hazardous waste such as paint, pesticides, fertilizers, pool chemicals. Note: Take items to Home Chemical Collection Center located at 11234 Plano Road or call 214-553-1765 for operating hours.
  • Plastic grocery or cleaner bags – recycle at your favorite retail store that has a bag collection container at the front of the store.
  • Scrap metal – recycle at the Drop-Off Recycling Center.
  • Corrugated cardboard too big for the container – recycle at the Drop-Off Recycling Center or at a satellite cardboard recycling container near your neighborhood.