Solid Waste (Garbage)

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, Waste Connections Lone Star, Inc.

Residential refuse is collected at the curbside twice a week, either on Monday/Thursday or Tuesday/Friday. See solid waste collection map for the holiday schedule, container requirements and to determine your pick up days. Please be sure your refuse is at the curb by 7 a.m. on your scheduled collection days and removed from the curb after pickup.

Pickup is limited to 15 bags (content not to exceed 35 lbs. per bag), cans, and/or bundles (stacks of magazines and newspapers must be bundled, not to exceed 50 lbs.) on each collection day.

There will be no curbside collection on the following holidays:

  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day

For concerns about missed trash or information regarding trash collection and quotes for a special pick-up, call:
Waste Connections Lone Star, Inc. at (972) 524-1665 or (972) 686-5665.

For further assistance, please call Public Services at (972) 551-6614.