Solid Waste (Garbage)

Public Services oversees the collection and disposal of solid waste in accordance with the agreement between the solid waste contractor, Waste Connections and the City of Terrell.

Residence have two, weekly refuse collection days on either Monday and Thursday or Tuesday and Friday. Refuse needs to be at the curb by 7 am on the scheduled day and containers are to be removed from the curb after pickup.

To determine collection days, see the holiday schedule or to see container requirements:

Solid waste collection map and Information flyer

On each collection day, pickup is limited to 15 bags, cans, and/or bundles. Bags cannot exceed 35 lbs and stacks of magazines or newspapers must be bundled and not exceed 50 lbs.

There will be no curbside collection on the following holidays:

  • Thanksgiving Day November 28, 2024
  • Christmas Day December 25, 2024
  • New Year’s Day January 1, 2025

Upon these closures, the schedule for trash pick-up will be delayed by one day.

For concerns about missed trash, quotes for special collections, or information regarding trash service, call:
Waste Connections at 972-524-1665 or 972-686-5665.

For further assistance, please call Public Services at 972-551-6614.