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Public Works - Sanitation
400 Industrial Blvd.
Terrell, Texas 75160
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Public Works maintains city streets, administers the City's solid waste
(garbage) contract, and manages parks and recreation. Department responsibilities
Public Works oversees the collection and disposal of solid
waste in accordance with the agreement between the City of Terrell and
the solid waste contractor, Progressive
Residential refuse is collected at curbside two days a week.
See Solid waste collection map to determine
your pick up days. (Please be sure your garbage is at the curb by 7 a.m.
on collection days and containers removed after pickup.)
Pickup is limited to 15 bags, cans, and/or bundles on each
Brush Management Policy:
The City of Terrell offers its residents two easy ways to dispose of brush.
- Brush can be hauled free of charge to the Terrell Citizens Convenience
Station located on CR 319 between FM 429N & Hwy 34. The Convenience
Station is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Brush is picked up curbside on Thursdays and Fridays depending on
which day your second pick-up day falls on. If your trash days are Monday/Thursday,
then Thursday will be your brush pick up day. If your trash days are
Tuesday/Friday, then Friday will be your brush pick up day. No more
than 5 cubic yards of brush will be picked up each week. See our Brush
Management Policy flyer for more info.
Solid waste collection map
- Report a brush problem: firstname.lastname@example.org
There is no garbage service on certain holidays. Refuse
will be picked up on the next regularly scheduled collection day. These
New Year's Day.
Bulky items are picked up
on the second collection day of each week. Pickup is limited to 2
bulky items at a time. Place bulky items in a neat stack no earlier
than the Saturday before your bulky waste collection day. Items placed
next to utility poles, mailboxes, trees, or parked cars will NOT be
picked up. Do not block sidewalks, driveways, or roadways.
Please Note: items placed on vacant lots or in alleys
will NOT be collected.
Please label any items that are not obviously refuse.
Items for collection on bulky collection day include:
Furniture - couch, chairs, mattresses, box springs,
Appliances - Freon® must be removed for pickup
Lawn Equipment - no riding mowers
Swing Sets - must be taken apart
Tree Limbs - less than 6 feet long, 6" diameter,
and/or 75 pounds. Limited to a total of 1 cubic yard per collection
Debris from minor remodeling projects you have done
yourself. No more than 1 cubic yard per collection.
Construction, demolition, or remodeling debris from
projects done by a contractor
Dirt, rock, or concrete
Hazardous materials - herbicides, pesticides, fertilizers,
pool chemicals, etc.
Tires, batteries, and automobile parts
Liquids - paint, motor oil, solvents, etc.
2500 W. Bruton Rd.
P.O. Box 800100
Balch Springs, TX 75180
Phone: (972) 289-6549 Fax: (972) 289-6723
Office Hours: Mon – Fri 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sat. 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Several landfills accept
items from Kaufman County residents. Call for information on locations,
fees, and restrictions:
household trash, bulky items,and brush are accepted at the Citizens
Convenience Station on CR 319 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesdays
Terrell residents, living within the city limits of Terrell,
may purchase a permit at:
Terrell City Hall - Utilities Window
201 E. Nash St.
Terrell, Texas 75160
ph. (972) 551-6604
Kaufman County residents, living outside the city limits
of Terrell, may
purchase a permit at:
|Kaufman County Sub-Courthouse
408 E. College St.
Terrell, Texas 75160
ph. (972) 563-9611
|Kaufman County Courthouse
100 W. Washington
Kaufman, Texas 75142
ph. (972) 932-4331
To reach the station, go one mile north of the Terrell
city limits on SH 34. Go east (right) on CR 319 for ¼ mile.
The Terrell Citizens Convenience Station (972) 551-6628)
accepts residential trash only. No commercial dumping allowed!
Wood chips available free of charge. You load!
ALL VEHICLES AND TRAILERS MUST BE TARPED! Loose
debris falling from load could result in fines.
NO BATTERIES ACCEPTED. Tires may be taken to County
Precinct Barn (limit 4). Appliances (refrigerators, stoves, washers,
etc.) may be taken to Terrell Iron & Metal on S. Delphine St.
Bulky items: A permit is required
to dispose of bulky items. Charges are based on the size of the load.
Request a disposal permit at City Hall during regular office hours.
Permits are valid for 60 days.
NEW RECYCLING DROP-OFF CENTER:
Visit the new Recycling Drop-off Center, located at 1100 Airport Rd.
(from Hwy 34, East .5 mi on Airport Rd.), to recycle aluminum and steel
cans, plastics #1 and #2, and paper and cardboard, magazines, catalogs
and school and office paper. (Delphine and High St. location closed)
Recycling plant drop off center open 24 hours a day. Items
collected include ALL types of plastics, all paper and cardboard materials,
eye glasses, all types of ink and toner cartridges. Inquire inside about
electronics drop-off (free for Environmental Co-op members).
For information on the benefits of recycling contact
the Environmental Co-op at (972) 524-0007 or visit their website at
Items accepted: #1 & #2 plastics, aluminum cans, steel and tin
cans, newspaper, cardboard (flattened), magazines, catalogs, school
and office paper, cracker & cereal boxes*
*Glass is not accepted at this location at this time. Contact the Environmental
Co-op for more information 972-524-0007.
Recycling Cell Phones
Collection boxes are located in the lobbies of these environmentally-conscious
Environmental Co-op Office …..1100 Airport Road
Century 21, Schaeffer & Associates L.L.C. ….705
W. Moore Ave., Terrell
Kaufman Trash Disposal & Recycling Center….400
Alton St., Kaufman
Kaufman County Prec. 4 ECO-Station ….6520 Pleasantview
Items Accepted at Terrell Citizens Convenience Station:
Brush (one 16 ft. trailer load per month per resident).
Cardboard (residential only, no commercial)
Furniture-couches, chairs, tables
Minor home remodeling materials(by owner)
Swing sets (must be broken down)
Items Not Accepted at Terrell Citizens Convenience
Other waste disposal facilities:
County Precinct 3 Barn
601 E. Nash St.
Terrell, TX 75160
Lake June Scrap Metal
West on Lake June Off 635
Terrell Iron & Metal
1031 S. Delphine
Terrell, TX 75160
Free Residential Clean Ups
The City of Terrell sponsors four (4) one-day residential clean up
events each year. During each one-day event citizens can dispose of
residential solid waste at the Terrell Citizens
Convenience Station free of charge from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
No commercial dumping allowed. Proof of residency may be required
in the form of a Texas Driver's License or a current water bill. For
more information, contact the Terrell Citizens Convenience Station
at 972-551-6628 or Public Works at 972-551-6678.
2013 Free Residential Clean Up Dates:
- Appliances (Freon® must be removed)
- Automotive Batteries
- Bulky Items (Furniture, etc.)
- Construction Debris ( Limit to 5 Cubic Yards)(Residential
debris only, no commercial)
- Oil Filters
- Tires (Limit 4 total per residence)
- Household trash
- Brush (tree limbs, shrubs, etc.)
1 trailer load per month.
No Commercial dumping
No roofing shingles
Hazardous Materials* (any product labeled WARNING, CAUTION,
POISONOUS, TOXIC, FLAMMABLE, CORROSIVE, REACTIVE or EXPLOSIVE)
Must live in city limits of Terrell
Must have valid drivers license or current water
Must dispose of residential solid waste; no commercial
*HAZARDOUS WASTE SITE for Citizens
of Kaufman County (No Commercial Dumping)
Located on US 175 and Plainview Drive
(6520 Plainview Drive, Kemp, TX 75143)
Hours of operation: Tuesday – Friday, 7:00 a.m.
– 3:30 p.m.
Coupons required for HHW Disposal - $15 for up to
25 pounds of materials. Purchase coupons at Kaufman County Prec. 4
Sub-Courthouse – 903-498-3492 103 E. Main St., Kemp, TX 75143
Free Countywide Clean Up
Kaufman County sponsors a free clean up event each May for residents
of Kaufman County. For more information contact your County Precinct
or the Kaufman County Extension office at 972-563-0233.