​​Sanit​ation Services

​​Special Collections

​Co​st Plus

Cost Plus is a service that provides on-demand collection for construction or remodeling materials. This service can also be used for on-demand collection of brush and bulky items outside of your normal collection week.

There are some materials (e.g. bricks, concrete, tires, etc.) that are not collected and should be taken to the Landfill. Items that are NOT collected by Cost Plus include:

  • Bricks
  • Concrete, Asphalt & Granite
  • Rocks
  • Dirt
  • Paint*
  • Oil*
  • Tires
  • Refrigerators or any other item with Freon (e.g. ice maker, freezer, etc.)
  • Hazardous Material*

*Batteries, Oil, Paint & Antifreeze can be taken to monthly BOPA events. Other household hazardous waste can be taken to the Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center. For more information, please Click Here.

For a free estimate, please call 3-1-1. If you are calling from outside the city limits, please dial 214-670-5111.

Helpi​ng Hands

Additional garbage collection options are available for physically impaired persons residing without an able-bodied person in the household. These additional options are provided at no extra charge, pending the approval of a completed application and Doctor's Statement. For more information, please call 3-1-1. If you are calling from outside the city limits, please dial 214-670-5111.

Dead Animal Collection

Sanitation Services will collect dead animals from residences and public rights-of-way. City personnel cannot collect dead animals from under buildings, attics, ditches, or from private property. The service is available seven days a week. If the call is made before 2 p.m., the animal can be collected the same day. To arrange for this service, call 3-1-1.


On request, dead animals will be collected from residences. For instructions on how to secure the animal, please call 3-1-1.


Residents may request collection of dead animals on public rights-of-way. Location and description of the dead animal will be asked from the customer. ​