Solid Waste

Solid Waste is a division of the Public Works Department.  The Solid Waste Division is responsible for managing the City of Kerrville’s residential solid waste collections and disposal operations. The City of Kerrville owns a municipal landfill, transfer station, and composting facility.  Republic Services is contracted to provide all collection services for residential customers. To protect public health and safety, the Solid Waste Division provides a variety of municipal solid waste services to residents that are safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible. The list of services include:

  • Collection of regular garbage
  • Collection of single-stream recycling
  • Monthly collection for yard waste
  • Collections and drop off opportunities for bulky waste items
  • Household Hazardous Waste drop off event
  • Collection of dead animals
  • Recycling drop off station

Department Responsibilities


  • Customer Service: responsible for providing customer service to City residents by acting as a liaison between the City and the collection contractor, Republic Services
  • City Contracts: responsible for overseeing both contracts with Republic Services; which include the Landfill Operations and Disposal Agreement, and the Collection Agreement for Residential Solid Waste and Recyclable Materials
  • Community Outreach: responsible for providing assistance and information to the public on various environmental topics 
  • Public Health: responsible for collecting and disposing of dead animals within the City limits

Department Accomplishments


In the last year, we:
  • Completed administrative and technical reviews for landfill expansion permit
  • Executed a Household Hazardous Waste collection event   
  • Executed a grant to purchase recycling receptacles
  • Joined forces with Kerr County and collected over 9 tons of Hazardous Waste, more than 2 tons of unwanted electronics, and 248 unwanted tires
  • Issued more than 500 vouchers to dispose of bulky items

FY2020 Objectives


Key Priority Area: Public Facilities & Services
  • Coordinate with Republic Services to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Execute a multi-year agreement for Household Hazardous Waste events
  • Obtain TCEQ landfill expansion permit
  • Increase educational awareness regarding the Solid Waste program

 *** PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT:
THE BULK WASTE COLLECTION AND BRUSH/YARD WASTE COLLECTION FOR APRIL HAVE BEEN POSTPONED, DUE TO  THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.  THEY WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE.  PLEASE CHECK BACK LATER IN APRIL FOR UPDATES.

      Household Hazardous Waste Event
To be held Saturday, April 25, 2020 at the Hill Country Youth Event Center.   
 
     

LINKS FOR SOLID WASTE CALENDARS-

              * 2020 CALENDAR

 

PRESS RELEASE LINKS- 

January 2020 Voucher Press Release

Useful Resources

In the event of an after-hour Public Works emergency, please notify police dispatch at (830) 257-8181.

For information on fees, requirements, hours of operation, or other general inquiries, please contact Republic Services at 830-522-3062.


Contact Us
  1. Solid Waste

    Physical Address
    701 Main Street
    Kerrville, TX 78028

    Phone: 830-257-8000
    Fax: 830-896-2204
    Emergency: 830-257-8181

    Dead Animal Pickup Line: 830-258-1515

  2. David Barrera

    Assistant Director of Public Works

  3. Kerrville Landfill

    Physical Address
    200 Landfill Road
    Kerrville, TX 78028


    Directions

    Phone: 830-522-3062

Landfill/Transfer Station Rates



​Per Ton- $73.84
​Minimum Fee- $22.02 (Less than 360 lbs.)
​No Tarp Fee- $15.00 per occurrence

​Payments Accepted:
​Cash, Check, Credit Card