The Grand Prairie Landfill – a service for Grand Prairie residents and businesses – accepts household and commercial solid waste Monday through Saturday during normal operating hours.

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Landfill Hours and Closings: 

Landfill Open:  Monday–Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Early Closings
The landfill closes early at 3 p.m. on the last Thursday of every month and on the following dates: 

  • Thursday, January 29, 2015
  • Thursday, February 26, 2015
  • Thursday, March 26, 2015
  • Thursday, April 30, 2015
  • Thursday, May 28, 2015
  • Thursday, June 25, 2015
  • Thursday, July 30, 2015
  • Thursday, August 27, 2015
  • Thursday, September 24, 2015
  • Thursday, October 29, 2015
  • Thursday, December 24, 2015 - Christmas Eve 
  • Thursday, December 31, 2015 - New Year's Eve

The landfill will be closed for the following holidays:

  • Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015 (New Year’s Day) 
  • Monday, May 26, 2015 (Memorial Day) 
  • Saturday, July 4, 2015 (Independence Day) 
  • Monday, Sept. 7, 2015 (Labor Day) 
  • Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015 (Thanksgiving Day) 
  • Friday, Dec. 25, 2015 (Christmas Day) 
  • Friday, Jan. 1, 2016 (New Year’s Day)

Garbage and recyclables will not be collected on: New Year's Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and Memorial Day. There will be no makeup day. Please put your garbage and recycling out on your next scheduled collection day. (See Garbage and Recycling Collection for more information.)

Landfill Policies

  • A current Texas driver's license or I.D. with Grand Prairie address is required (Landfill is a service for Grand Prairie residents or businesses.)
  • Residential loads will be allowed one free dump at the landfill once a month with a current water bill (no more than 30 days from due date). Residents will be charged $3 for each additional load they bring to the landfill in the same month. 
  • No termination notices accepted (bill with Red lines).  Must be original water bill; copies are not accepted.
  • Paperless customers are allowed one free dump per month with a Texas driver's license or I.D with Grand Prairie address. (Paperless customers are people who receive no monthly water bill in the mail).
  • Commercial customers will be charged $32 per ton.

Landfill Fees

  • All commercial/business loads/trips: $32/ton.
  • Auto and pickup truck tires: $1 per tire up to four tires per visit.
  • Truck Tires: $5 per tire up to two tires per visit.
  • Tractor Tires: $10 per tire up to one tire per visit.
  • Electronics Visit Computer Recycling.
  • Livestock: $15 per animal.
  • Soil (not contaminated): Free!

What can I drop off at the Landfill?

You may drop off items such as metals, wood/brush, concrete, tires*, electronics, aluminum, fencing and large items such as refrigerators, sofas, televisions*, etc.

*There may be a fee associated with dropping off these items (Landfill fees listed above).

What is prohibited at the Landfill?

The following wastes are prohibited from disposal at the Grand Prairie Landfill:

  • Lead acid batteries
  • Used oil filters
  • Tires (unless quartered)
  • Liquids
  • Pesticides
  • CFCs
  • PCBs
  • Other regulated wastes

What do I do with household hazardous wastes?

Household hazardous wastes (such as bleach, aerosol cans, cooking oil, paint and thinners, medications, landscape and pool chemicals, fluorescent lights, used motor oil and filters, automotive and household batteries, etc.) are not allowed at the Landfill.

Special household hazardous waste drop-off events are scheduled several times a year free of charge for Grand Prairie residents. Sign up for the next Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day in Grand Prairie.

Grand Prairie residents also have the option of taking household hazardous waste to the Environmental Collection Center (ECC) in Fort Worth (6400 Bridge St. near I-30 and Loop 820). For more information call the ECC at 817-392-3279.