Solid Waste

Solid Waste is a division of the Public Works Department.  The Solid Waste Division 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 Service
  • City Contracts: responsible for overseeing both contracts with Republic Service which include, 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:
  • Recycled over 365 tons of material collected at the Recycling Drop of Station
  • Secured grant funding for a Household Hazardous Waste collection event to be held in FY2019 
  • Secured a grant funding to improve recycling opportunities both internally and externally
  • Joined forces with Kerr County and collected over 14 tons of Hazardous Waste, over 5 tons of unwanted electronics, and over 500 unwanted tires.

FY2019 Objectives


Key Priority Area: Public Facilities & Services
  • Coordinate with Republic Services to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Look at implementing a web-based inquiry for residents
  • Secure long-term capacity at the landfill
  • Implement more environmental initiatives
  • Evaluate revenue opportunities in order to fund more programs


 

LINKS FOR SOLID WASTE CALENDARS-

       * 2019 CALENDAR
       * 2018 CALENDAR

PRESS RELEASE LINKS-  


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 830-257-3831.


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: 830-257-3831

Landfill/Transfer Station Rates



​Per Ton- $71.50
​Minimum Fee- $21.17 (Less than 360 lbs.)
​No Tarp Fe- $12.00 per occurrence

​Payments Accepted:
​Cash, Check, Credit Card