Use the Landfill

The City of Laredo Solid Waste Services encourages to use the landfill when disposing large amounts of waste.

Documents accepted as proof of residency:
• Valid Texas Driver’s License
• Current water bill with the same address as your ID

Landfill Hours of Operation:
Monday through Saturday  | 8am - 5pm

Pick-up trucks hauling a trailer must enter the landfill 30 minutes before closing. 18 Wheelers must enter the landfill before 2:30 p.m.

Customer Service

Trash Pickup - (956) 796-1098
Landfill - (956) 795-2515
Administration - (956) 795-2510
Address - 6912 HWY 359








Bag it or Maggots!

The City of Laredo wants to remind you to bag all your food waste and trash before throwing it inside the can.

Follow these simple tips to keep your Willie Bote in good condition.

  1. Bag all your trash especially food waste.
  2. Make sure to keep lid closed at all times.
  3. If extra space is needed in green can make sure you are recycling correctly since 60% of garbage is recyclable.
  4. Regularly wash your can with bleach or vinegar. Scrub the interior and exterior of the can with the vinegar.
  5. After scrubbing, rinse well, then allow can to dry in the sun before putting any new trash in.
  1. If your can is missing a lid or is broken please call 3-1-1 to have it fixed.

Items accepted in the recycling blue bin

For those of you who think that misusing recycling blue bins is a good idea, think again.

Willie Bote has informants all around town who report residents that are not following recycling instructions properly. Use your blue bin the right way so that your neighbors don’t report this behavior to Willie Bote, our environmentally friendly mascot.
Check the list before placing items into the bins.

Items accepted in the recycling blue bin:

Paper: Plastics:
• Clean paper • Plastic bottles
• Cereal boxes Jugs, and jars labeled #1(PET) and #2(HDPE), such as:
• Magazines (Remove caps from containers and rinse out any food or liquid residue)
• Catalogs • Water bottles
• Telephone directories • Soda bottles
• Junk mail • Milk jugs
• Calendars • Detergent bottles/jugs
• Stationery • Plastic juice containers
• Non-metallic gift wrap • Condiment bottles/jars
• Flattened cardboard • Shampoo and lotion bottles