Visit the Garland Transfer Station, where you can dispose of non-hazardous solid waste in a car or pickup truck. Box trucks, trailers, flatbed trucks, and similar vehicles must haul trash to the C.M. Hinton Jr. Regional Landfill located at 3175 Elm Grove Road in Rowlett.
- Loads must be tarped (PDF)
- Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) containing items
- Closed drums, polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) waste
- Commercial loads of electronics, including televisions, office machines, and computer equipment
- Debris from non-hazardous chemical spills
- Friable asbestos
- Fuel tanks, used oil filters or other devices that use to contain petroleum-based compounds such as gasoline, fuel oil, hydraulic fluid, lubricants or other chemicals
- Hazardous waste
- High-pH and low-pH materials
- Infectious or hospital waste
- Lead acid batteries
- Liquid waste
- Motor-driven vehicles
- Pesticides or other home use chemicals
- Recyclable commodities, including scrap metal, plastic bottles, glass bottles, newspaper, magazines, shredded paper in clear bags. Recycling and scrap metal accepted at the Garland Recycling Center, co-located at the Transfer Station
- Refrigerators, air conditioners, or any item containing Freon
- Sandblast grit and non-liquid paint wastes
- Spent filter media residue
- Bulky items such as furniture, carpeting, mattresses
- Construction/demolition debris
- Household trash
- Small commercial loads
Garland residents can use the Transfer Station at no cost with valid driver’s license. If you cannot supply proof of residency, you will be charged a non-refundable fee. There is a minimum charge of $10, plus state sales tax.
Non-Garland residents with small loads of commercially generated waste will be charged a per-ton fee based on the weight of the load. A security deposit is required and there is a minimum charge of $10, plus state sales tax.
Payment types accepted:
- Cash - no bills larger than $20
- Debit/major credit cards except American Express
- Local checks - bring a copy of the driver's license of the person who signed the check
- Scavenging is prohibited.
- Residents must show a valid driver’s license and/or current utility bill as proof of residency.
- Users of the landfill are admitted under the direction of the attendant on duty
- Incoming loads will be inspected on a random basis.
- Attendant on duty will determine prohibited articles.
- No smoking allowed in the landfill facility.
- Children under the age of 12 must remain inside the vehicle.
- Vehicles hauling waste to these sites must be enclosed or be secured and covered with a tarp in order to prevent trash from blowing or falling from the vehicle. Improperly secured loads will result in a $20 fine and will be required to purchase a tarp for a fee of $10. Find out more information on tarping requirements (PDF).
- Only brick and masonry goods that are 100% clean and free of trash will be accepted free of charge at the landfill. Customers hauling all other loads of brick, concrete, and masonry goods will be charged per load.