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

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Landfill Operating Hours

Regular Hours

The Grand Prairie Landfill is open Monday–Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Landfill Early Closing Dates

The Landfill closes early at 3 p.m. on the last Thursday of every month and on all the following dates: 

  • Thursday, January 25, 2024
  • Thursday, February 29, 2024
  • Thursday, March 28, 2024
  • Thursday, April 25, 2024
  • Thursday, May 30, 2024
  • Thursday, June 27, 2024
  • Thursday July 25, 2024
  • Thursday August 29, 2024
  • Thursday, September 26, 2024
  • Thursday, October 31, 2024
  • Thursday, December 19, 2024
  • Thursday, December 24, 2024
  • Thursday, December 26, 2024
  • Thursday, December 31, 2024

The Landfill will be closed for the following days

  • Monday, January 1, 2024 (New Year’s Day)
  • Monday, May 27, 2024 (Memorial Day)
  • Thursday, July 4, 2024 (Independence Day)
  • Monday, September 2, 2024 (Labor Day)
  • Thursday, November 28, 2024 (Thanksgiving Day)
  • Wednesday, December 25, 2024 (Christmas Day)
  • Wednesday, January 1, 2025 (New Year's Day)

Trash Off Dates

  • Saturday, April 6, 2024 (Spring Trash-Off)
  • Saturday October 5, 2024 (Fall Trash-Off)

Garbage & Recycling Holiday Schedule

There is no garbage or recycling collection on the following holidays:

  • Monday, January 1, 2024 (New Year’s Day)
  • Monday, May 27, 2024 (Memorial Day)
  • Thursday, July 4, 2024 (Independence Day)
  • Monday, September 2, 2024 (Labor Day)
  • Thursday, November 28, 2024 (Thanksgiving Day)
  • Wednesday, December 25, 2024 (Christmas Day)
  • Wednesday, January 1, 2025 (New Year's Day)

Landfill Policies

Landfill is a service for Grand Prairie residents or businesses. The following documents are required to use the landfill:

  • A current Texas driver's license with a Grand Prairie address
  • Water Utility bill matching the address on the license

Residential loads delivered by household member will be allowed 5 free loads at the landfill per year with a current Grand Prairie water bill (no more than 30 days from due date). Residents will be charged $10 for each additional load they bring to the landfill.

No termination notices accepted (bill with Red lines). Grand Prairie water bill must be current or there is $10.00 charges per load without current water bill or after (5) loads free per year with current water bill.

Paperless customers are allowed five free loads per year with a current Texas driver's license or I.D with the Grand Prairie address of where the trash was generated and their Grand Prairie water bill account number. (Paperless customers are people who receive no monthly water bill in the mail).

Loads from apartments or other residences that do not receive curbside or alley collection of residential waste will not be eligible for a free load and will charged at commercial rates.

Commercial customers will be charged $40 per ton plus a $10 minimum per load and must provide documentation starting where the waste was generated.

All residential and commercial customers who would like to dispose of clean dirt must call the landfill prior to disposing of the dirt to schedule an appointment for the dirt to be tested and complete a form certificating that there are no contaminates or hazardous chemicals or materials in the soil.

Disposal of dirt will only be accepted Monday through Friday by appointment.

Landfill Fees

  • Residents receive 5 free loads per year; all other loads incur a $10 fee.
  • All Commercial/business loads/trips: $40/ton plus a $10 minimum fee.
  • 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
  • Livestock: $15 per animal.
  • Clean Soil (not contaminated) accepted Monday-Friday by appointment only: 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 

Need Pallets?

Clean pallets are available at the Landfill for Grand Prairie residents - $5 each.

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.

Christmas Tree Recycling

Trees free of ornaments, stands, and plastic bags can be recycled for free in the two weeks following Christmas (December 25) at the landfill. Artificial trees and trees sprayed with artificial snow cannot be accepted for recycling. Acceptable trees will be recycled into mulch, which is free and available at the landfill to all Grand Prairie residents. Trees can also be collected on your normal garbage collection day, but will be collected as garbage rather than recycled.

Recycling stations for trees that meet these guidelines are located at:

  • Grand Prairie Landfill, 1102 MacArthur Blvd
  • IKEA, 1000 IKEA Place

For more informa­tion, please call 972-237-4566.