Solid Waste


**ANTICIPATED TRASH COLLECTION IS AS FOLLOWS:
THERE WILL BE NO TRASH PICKUP THURSDAY, 2/18.
THURSDAY'S TRASH WILL BE PICKED UP ON FRIDAY, 2/19.
**FOR MONDAY 2/22 - THURSDAY 2/25:  TRASH WILL BE COLLECTED ON YOUR REGULAR SCHEDULED DAY.
*RESIDENTS MAY USE THEIR RECYCLE BIN FOR EXTRA TRASH; AS THERE WILL BE NO RECYCLE COLLECTION 2/19 OR 2/26.  PLEASE PLACE THE BINS AT LEAST 3 FEET APART.
REGULAR RECYCLE COLLECTION WILL RESUME FRIDAY, 3/5.

*TO CONTACT REPUBLIC SERVICES FOR ANY ISSUES WITH CURBSIDE COLLECTIONS OR BINS, CALL 830-522-3062. THEY HAVE ACCESS TO THEIR DRIVERS AND CAN REACH THEM TO RESOLVE ISSUES QUICKLY.

*THE BRUSH/YARD WASTE COLLECTION THAT WAS SCHEDULED FOR THIS WEEK WILL BE 2/22 - 2/26 INSTEAD.

THE 1st QUARTER FREE VOUCHER FOR THE LANDFILL IS STILL AVAILABLE THROUGH MARCH 31st, BY CALLING 830-258-1221.  IT CAN BE USED FOR BRUSH/YARD 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

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:
  • Obtained TCEQ 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

        

LINKS FOR SOLID WASTE CALENDARS-

              * 2021 CALENDAR
 

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 830-522-3061.


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