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

Brush and Bulky Item Collection Service

 

 

 

 

 

Accumulations of Clean Brush is FREE for those paying City of Laredo garbage fees for others not paying City of Laredo garbage fees rates will apply as follows:

          Up to 5 cubic yards.................................................................................................................... $35.00 Minimum Charge

           Each additional cubic yard or portion thereof........................................................................................................ $7.00

 

 

Accumulation of Construction and Demolition Debris (wood, sheet rock, carpet, siding, etc.) and Other Inert (non-putrescible) Waste rate are as follows for anyone requesting the service:

          Up to 5 cubic yards.................................................................................................................... $55.00 Minimum Charge

          Each additional cubic yard or portion thereof....................................................................................................... $11.00

 

Accumulation of Bulky Items, such as used appliances, furniture, and mattresses rates are as follows for anyone requesting the service :

                First item...............................................................................................................................................................$15.00

                Second item on same service request................................................................................................................ $10.00

                Each subsequent item on same service request................................................................................................. $5.00

 

Brush and Bulky Item Collection Service fees must be paid in advance of the service being performed.

 

 

For those homes that pay garbage fees their will be TWO BULKY ITEM COLLECTION SERVICES per year for FREE.


1st Collection of Bulky Items in your area will be as follows:

Zip Code 78046: April 16th

Zip Code 78043: April 17th

Zip Code 78040: April 18th

Zip Code 78041: April 19th

Zip Code 78045: April 20th

  

How to Set Out Your Brush and Bulky Items

 

1.     Customer must place all brush, debris, or bulky items at least 10 feet away from any large objects, such as parked cars, mailboxes, telephone connection boxes, water meters, fences, walls, overhead power lines, overhanging trees, etc.

2.     Brush, debris, and bulky items must be accessible from the street and placed within the right-of-way. Materials will not be collected from within private property.

3.     Brush, debris, and bulky items shall not be placed in such a manner so as to create a hazardous condition, such as blocking sidewalks, covering the street surface, or obstructing traffic.

 

Prohibited Items

 

The following items are PROHIBITED from the city's Brush and Bulky Item Collection Service:

--     Electronic waste, including, but not limited to, televisions, monitors, and computer equipment

--     Batteries, car parts, and items with internal combustion engines

--     Items with a title, such as a car or boat

--     Paints, solvents, motor oil, or any other liquid

--     Rocks, concrete, asphalt, gravel, or dirt

--     Whole trees greater than 3 inches in diameter

--     Any other wastes considered to be hazardous or universal waste, such as chemicals, fluorescent tubes and bulbs, mercury-containing devices, and similar items

 

Other Options

You can also dispose of brush, bulky items, and construction and demolition debris by contracting with a private hauler for the removal and proper disposal.

Residents can also deliver brush, bulky items, and construction and demolition debris to the City of Laredo Landfill. The Landfill is open from Monday through Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

FORMULA TO MEASURE A PILE OF BRUSH TO GET CUBIC YARDS.

LENGTH X WIDTH X HEIGHT = TOTAL

TOTAL DIVIDED BY  27 EQUALS TO CUBIC YARDS.

 

EXAMPLE PICTURE: LENGTH 15' X WIDTH 3' X HEIGHT 3' = 135 TOTAL

DIVIDE TOTAL OF 135 BY 27 = 5 CUBIC YARDS

 

 

For more information call 3-1-1 or 796-1098.