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Accepted Items

Brush Bag


Tree limbs and shrubbery (Individual pieces not exceeding 8 inches in diameter or 10 feet in length), and yard trimmings (bagged organic yard waste such as leaves, grass, and twigs)


Bulky Trash Items

  • Furniture
  • Appliances (refrigerants removed, if applicable, doors removed from refrigerators)
  • Mattresses
  • Small household items that are bagged or containerized, and other household objects too large for routine placement in normal collection vehicles via the provided roll cart

If you have bulky items that are in good condition and still functional, please consider donating them to the Salvation ArmyGoodwill Industries of DallasHabitat for Humanity or any other local donation center.

Items Not Accepted

Garbage Cart

Household Garbage

Regular household garbage will be collected from the green cart on your regular collection day.

Recycle Cart

Bottles, Cans, Cardboard or Paper Recyclables

Recyclables will be collected from the blue cart on your regular collection day.


Concrete, Plaster, Dirt, Rocks or Other Construction/Demolition Debris

Customers may arrange a  special Cost Plus collection for of fee of $50 per 5 cubic yards (billed in 5 cubic yard increments) by calling 3-1-1 or submitting a service request online here.  A maximum of 120 cubic yards can be collected by Sanitation.

Customers can self haul to McCommas Blue Landfill.


Automobile Parts & Tires

Parts or machinery containing gasoline may be taken to a hazardous waste collection facility, such as Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center (free to City of Dallas residents). Learn more online at here.  Parts or machinery not containing chemical products may be disposed of at a scrap yard.

Customers may dispose of up to six (6) tires (not exceeding 25 inches in diameter) at McCommas Bluff Landfill or a transfer station.



Customers can visit this page for information on Household Hazardous Waste disposal.


Oversized Items

These items are collected on a limited case by case basis.  Contact us at 214-670-3555 or email us.

Paint Can

Hazardous Waste – Such As Paints, Pesticides, Chemicals & Cleaning Agents

Customers can visit this page for information on Household Hazardous Waste disposal.

Placement of Brush and Bulky Trash

  • Brush and bulky trash may be set out as early as 7:00 a.m. on the Thursday prior to your collection week (please see instructions above to find your Week).  Material must be placed at the curb by 7:00 a.m. the Monday of the pickup week.*
  • Brush and bulky trash must be placed just behind the curb line in front of your home.
    • Do not place in the street, on the sidewalk, or in any manner that will interfere with vehicular or pedestrian traffic or with solid waste collection service
    • Do not place within 5 feet of a roll cart, mailbox, fence or wall, water meter, telephone connection box, parked cars, fire hydrant, utility pole, or traffic sign
    • Do not place under low hanging tree limbs or power lines, in an alley, or in front of a vacant lot or business
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