Use the Landfill

The City of Laredo Solid Waste Services encourages to use the landfill when disposing large amounts of waste.

Documents accepted as proof of residency:
• Valid Texas Driver’s License
• Current water bill with the same address as your ID

Landfill Hours of Operation:
Monday through Saturday  | 8am - 5pm

Landfill opens as long as weather permits. The landfill may be subject to closure to the public on rainy days or inclement weather. Please call in advance, in such cases.

Pick-up trucks hauling a trailer must enter the landfill 30 minutes before closing. 18 Wheelers must enter the landfill before 2:30 p.m.

Customer Service

Trash Pickup - (956) 796-1098
Landfill - (956) 795-2515
Administration - (956) 795-2510
Address - 6912 HWY 359

Recycling Guidelines

These are the materials that may be placed in the Bille Bote:
  • Office paper--If the paper is shredded , please put it into a bag so that it won't fly out!
  • Telephone Books, newspapers, magazines, and textbooks
  • Aluminum, Steel, and Tin Cans
  • Cardboard, such as moving boxes
  • Paperboard boxes, such as cereal, cracker, gift, or tissue boxes
  • Plastics #1 and #2 - Please remove tops from bottles. Removing caps and lids makes it easier for the trucks to compact the recyclables.
 
These materials are NOT accepted in the Billie Bote:
  • Food waste
  • Glass
  • Yard waste
  • Styrofoam
  • Frozen boxes from microwave products
  • Pizza boxes, nor other boxes with grease or food residue
  • Paper towels
  • Syringes or needles
  • Household hazardous waste materials, such as chemicals and batteries

Download the Flyer of what is accepted and not accepted in the City of Laredo Recycling Program

 


Recycling Basics

What do I recycle?
A list of what can and cannot be recycled is stamped into the lid of the blue recycling cart.


You can recycle the following:

  1. PAPER
  2. PLASTIC
  3. METAL
  4. CARTONS
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Catalogs and phone books
  • Junk mail
  • Computer paper
  • Cardboard boxes (flattened), including pizza boxes if they are free of food & grease
  • Other paperboard boxes, such as cereal and dry food boxes
  • Plastic bottles and jugs
  • Beverage containers, such as water soda bottles
  • Milk and juice jugs
  • Laundry and liquid dish soap bottles
  • Shampoo bottles
  • Caps and lids
  • Aluminum cans
  • Steel cans
  • Food and beverage cartons like milk cartons, chicken broth, wine boxes, juice cartons and other boxes

You cannot recycle the following:

  1. PAPER
  2. PLASTIC
  3. GLASS
  4. METAL
  5. OTHER
  • Heavily soiled cardboard, paper plates or cups
  • Textbooks
  • Facial tissue & paper towels
  • Plastic bags
  • Yogurt cups
  • Plastic plates, food trays, cups & utensils
  • Film containers
  • Buckets
  • Butter tubs
  • Hazardous material containers (anti-freeze, cleaners, pesticides, motor oil, paint)
  • Light bulbs
  • Mirrors
  • Windows
  • Ceramics, dishes or drinking glasses
  • Paint cans
  • Foil juice pouches
  • Pots & pans
  • Scrap metals
  • Food
  • Syringes/ needles
  • Electronics or batteries
  • Trash or yard waste
  • Styrofoam
  • Medical Waste