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Refuse/Solid Waste Disposal

Jason Free
Public Works Director
1444 Westpoint
Colorado City, TX 79512
Ph: (325) 728-8831
Ph: (325) 728-5331

General Information
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
Fees are determined based upon weigh and can be found by viewing the fee schedule.

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.