Sanitation Services


Service Advisory: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday Garbage and Recycle Collections Cancelled

Garbage and recycle collections for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday customers is cancelled due to unsafe neighborhood street and alleyway conditions. Residents with these collection days may set out additional garbage and recyclable materials on their scheduled collection day next week. The “close the lid” policy will be suspended. Please place bagged garbage or bundled recyclables that will not fit in your rollcarts on top or next to the containers. For safety and to prevent litter, residents are asked to pull in their rollcarts until next week’s collection day. 

Sanitation currently anticipates resuming collection service on Friday, in Friday collection areas. McCommas Bluff Landfill and transfer stations are also anticipated to resume regular operating hours on Friday. As a reminder, disposal at these facilities is free for Dallas residents. Click here for hours and rules. 

Further updates will be posted at and on NextDoor. Notifications will also be sent by email and text message to customers enrolled to receive service advisories from Sanitation. Sign-up for service advisories on Sanitation’s website or download the Dallas Sanitation app on iPhone or Android. 

Thank you for your patience and understanding. 


La recolección de basura y materiales reciclables del martes, miércoles y jueves se cancela debido a las condiciones inseguras de las calles y callejones. Los residentes con estos días de recolección pueden poner basura adicional y materiales reciclables en su día de recolección programado de la próxima semana. La política de "cerrar la tapa" se suspenderá. Por favor, coloque la basura embolsada o los materiales reciclables empaquetados que no quepan en sus carritos rodantes encima o al lado de los contenedores. Por seguridad y para evitar la basura, se les pide a los residentes que guarden sus carritos rodantes de basura y reciclaje hasta el día de recolección de la semana que viene. 

El Servicio de Aseo y Recolección de Basura actualmente anticipa reanudar el servicio de recolección el viernes, en las zonas de recolección del viernes. McCommas Bluff Landfill y las estaciones de transferencia también se prevé reanudar el horario normal de funcionamiento el viernes. Como recordatorio, la eliminación en estas instalaciones es gratuita para los residentes de Dallas. Haga clic aquí para ver los horarios y las normas. 

Se publicarán más actualizaciones en y en NextDoor. También se enviarán avisos por correo electrónico y mensajes de texto a los clientes inscritos para recibir avisos de servicio de Aseo y Recolección de Basura. Inscríbase para recibir avisos en nuestro sitio web o descargue la aplicación Dallas Sanitation para iPhone o Android. 

Gracias por su paciencia y comprensión.

Updated 2/2/2023 6:00 p.m.


Service Advisory: Landfill and Transfer Stations Closed

McCommas Bluff Landfill and transfer stations will be closed on Thursday, Feb. 2.  Sanitation currently anticipates that these facilities will resume regular hours on Friday.

Updated 2/1/2023 6:10 p.m.

Garbage Collection

Learn more about garbage collection and find your collection day. 

Brush & Bulky Item Collection

Up to 10 cubic yards collected monthly. Learn the
 DOs and DON'Ts here.

Recycling Collection

Check what items are recyclable and find your collection day.

Landfill & Transfer Stations

Dallas residents can dispose of household materials at no cost. Learn more here. 

Our calendar widget below has been updated to show new days of service. Advance to the week of December 5 to see your new collection day, or use the map further below.

News & Updates

Information Regarding Recent Collection Delays


We apologize for the inconvenience to our customers and appreciate their understanding as we work to improve the efficiency of our services going forward. Continue reading.

Holiday Collection Frequently Asked Questions


Holiday collection questions? We have answers for you here.

2023 Brush and Bulky Item Collection Calendar Available For Download


The 2023 brush and bulky item collection calendar will be included in December city utility bills (water bills).  You can also download a printable copy here in English and Español

New Recycling and Garbage Collection Days Effective The Week of December 5


Sanitation will implement a collection re-route that will change recycle and garbage collection days for many Sanitation customers.  New collection service days are scheduled to begin December 5, 2022.  Click here to learn more.

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