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City Landfill
General Information
Jason Free
Public Works Director

222 W. CR 141
Colorado City, TX  79512

(325) 728-8831
(325) 728-5331

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturdays 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Closed Sundays and City Holidays

The Colorado City Landfill is the central receiving and transfer point for solid waste generated by the City of Colorado City. Persons authorized to dispose of waste at the facility include:

  • Citizens and businesses in the City of Colorado City 
  • Citizens and businesses in the rural areas in Mitchell County 
  • Please bring your latest Water bill as proof of residency


The Colorado City Landfill must operate in compliance with Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Rules and Regulations, and the approved site operating plan. The facility is not permitted to accept hazardous waste or special waste. Special waste is any solid waste that because of quantity, concentration, physical or chemical characteristics or biological properties, requires special handling and disposal to protect human health or the environment.

Special Waste NOT accepted include:
  • Septic Tank Pumpings
  • Grease and Grit Trap Waste
  • Medical Waste
  • Materials Containing Asbestos
  • Hazardous Waste from Generators
  • Slaughter House Waste and Dead Animals
  • Other waste classified as Special Waste by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission


Citizens of Colorado City:  The following items will be accepted when presenting a current I.D. as proof of residency for Free:

·         Yard waste, brush grass clippings, and leaves
·         Used Oil and Filters

Residential and Business/Commercial of Mitchell County
:  A disposal fee is charged for all waste that is disposed at this facility.  The Fee is based on the cubic yard of the materials.

Residential –   1 cubic yard - $14.50

            Business/Commercial - 1 cubic yard - $17.50

            Construction Waste – 1 cubic yard - $22.00

Tires are accepted for a FEE from ONLY residents of Colorado City.

It is the discretion of the City of Colorado City to accept or reject any of the materials brought to the gate of the City Landfill.


Surcharge for Unsecured Loads: Vehicles hauling waste to this site must be enclosed or provided with a tarpaulin, net, or other means to secure the load to prevent blowing litter or spillage. A surcharge will be assessed for unsecured loads.

City of Colorado City • 180 W. 3rd • Colorado City, TX 79512 • Phone: 325-728-5331 • Fax: 325-728-2597 •
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