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

Recycling Guidelines

These are the materials that may be placed in the Bille Bote:
  • Office paper--If the paper is shredded , please put it into a bag so that it won't fly out!
  • Telephone Books, newspapers, magazines, and textbooks
  • Aluminum, Steel, and Tin Cans
  • Cardboard, such as moving boxes
  • Paperboard boxes, such as cereal, cracker, gift, or tissue boxes
  • Plastics #1 and #2 - Please remove tops from bottles. Removing caps and lids makes it easier for the trucks to compact the recyclables.
 
These materials are NOT accepted in the Billie Bote:
  • Food waste
  • Glass
  • Yard waste
  • Styrofoam
  • Frozen boxes from microwave products
  • Pizza boxes, nor other boxes with grease or food residue
  • Paper towels
  • Syringes or needles
  • Household hazardous waste materials, such as chemicals and batteries

Download the Flyer of what is accepted and not accepted in the City of Laredo Recycling Program


Recycling Basics

What do I recycle?
A list of what can and cannot be recycled is stamped into the lid of the blue recycling cart.


You can recycle the following:

  1. PAPER
  2. PLASTIC
  3. METAL
  4. CARTONS
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Catalogs and phone books
  • Junk mail
  • Computer paper
  • Cardboard boxes (flattened), including pizza boxes if they are free of food & grease
  • Other paperboard boxes, such as cereal and dry food boxes
  • Plastic bottles and jugs
  • Beverage containers, such as water soda bottles
  • Milk and juice jugs
  • Laundry and liquid dish soap bottles
  • Shampoo bottles
  • Caps and lids
  • Aluminum cans
  • Steel cans
  • Food and beverage cartons like milk cartons, chicken broth, wine boxes, juice cartons and other boxes

You cannot recycle the following:

  1. PAPER
  2. PLASTIC
  3. GLASS
  4. METAL
  5. OTHER
  • Heavily soiled cardboard, paper plates or cups
  • Textbooks
  • Facial tissue & paper towels
  • Plastic bags
  • Yogurt cups
  • Plastic plates, food trays, cups & utensils
  • Film containers
  • Buckets
  • Butter tubs
  • Hazardous material containers (anti-freeze, cleaners, pesticides, motor oil, paint)
  • Light bulbs
  • Mirrors
  • Windows
  • Ceramics, dishes or drinking glasses
  • Paint cans
  • Foil juice pouches
  • Pots & pans
  • Scrap metals
  • Food
  • Syringes/ needles
  • Electronics or batteries
  • Trash or yard waste
  • Styrofoam
  • Medical Waste