Citizens Convenience Station


The Terrell Citizens Convenience Station located on County Road  319 has now re-opened to the public on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 am to 4 pm.  Residents that live inside the city limits of Terrell may bring trash debris and brush.  Citizens with debris items other than brush must have a permit prior to disposal.

Residents that live in Kaufman County, but outside the city limits of Terrell, can take their brush and debris to the Kaufman County Convenience Station located on FM 429-287, Terrell, Texas (between FM 429N & Hwy 34).

If you have any questions, please call the City of Terrell Service Center at 972-551-6614.

Regular household trash, bulky items, and brush are accepted at the Citizens Convenience Station on CR 319 (between FM429N & Hwy 34) from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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
(972) 551-6604
Terrell Convenience Station Permit Fee Schedule

Kaufman County residents, living outside the city limits of Terrell, may
purchase a permit at:

Kaufman County Sub-Courthouse
Tax Office
408 E. College St.
Terrell, Texas 75160
(972) 563-9611
Kaufman County Courthouse
100 W. Washington
Kaufman, Texas 75142
(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. Map

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 opens 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 businesses:

  • Environmental Co-op Office …..1100 Airport Road, Terrell
  • 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 Dr., Kemp

Items Accepted at Terrell Citizens Convenience Station:

Box springsBrush (one 16 ft. trailer load per month
per resident).
Cardboard (residential only, no
Furniture-couches, chairs, tables
Glass bottles
Household trash

Minor home remodeling materials(by owner)
Motor oil
Swing sets (must be broken down)

Items Not Accepted at Terrell Citizens Convenience Station:

Appliances (Terrell Iron & Metal or Falcon Metals)
Batteries (see Environmental Co-Op)
Car Batteries
Construction Debris (Commercial)
DirtElectronics (see Environmental Co-Op)
Metal Fences (Lake June Scrap)

Paint (oil-based)
Plate glass
Pool Chemicals
PVC Pipe
Refrigerators (Terrell Iron & Metal or Falcon Metals)
Roofing Materials
Stoves (Terrell Iron & Metal or Falcon Metals)
Tires (County Precinct Barn)
Washers (Terrell Iron & Metal or Falcon Metals)