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Terrell County Landfill
                                           HOURS OF OPERATION EVERY WEEK
                         OPEN~THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 1:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M.
                                       SATURDAY-8:00 A.M. -1:00 P.M.
                        APPROVED BY COMMISSIONERS COURT ON APRIL 9, 2018

The Terrell County Landfill is a Type IV AE facility.  The following items are not allowed in this facility:

Type IV landfills may accept brush, construction and demolition waste, and rubbish, but may not accept household or putrescible waste.

Household waste is defined as:
Any solid waste (including garbage, trash, and sanitary waste in septic tanks) derived from households (including single and multiple residences, hotels and motels, bunkhouses, ranger stations, crew quarters, campgrounds, picnic grounds, and day-use recreation areas); does not include brush. [30 TAC 330.3(64)]

Putrescible waste is defined as: Organic wastes, such as garbage, wastewater treatment plant sludge, and grease trap waste, that are capable of being decomposed by microorganisms with sufficient rapidity as to cause odors or gases or are capable of providing food for or attracting birds, animals, and disease vectors. [30 TAC 330.3(119)]

The following items are strictly prohibited at this site:

Used oil and used oil filters
Lead-acid storage batteries
Regulated hazardous waste
Desktop or laptop computers*

*Computers, peripherals and ink cartridges may be recycled at the following businesses:
Goodwill Industries
Office Depot
Best Buy
Check their websites for details.

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