The following materials are not accepted at the Garland Transfer Station.
- Roofing materials, concrete, asphalt, rocks, dirt, pallets, and bricks.
- Bring to a recycler
- Household hazardous waste and chemicals, including paint, pesticides, fertilizer, pool chemicals
- Any material determined by the Managing Director to have the potential of causing harm to the general health and welfare of human beings or the environment
- Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) containing items, such as refrigerators and air conditioners;
- Closed drums
- Commercial loads of electronics, including televisions, office machines, and computer equipment
- Debris from nonhazardous chemical spills
- Devices that once contained petroleum-based compounds such as gasoline, fuel oil, hydraulic fluid, lubricants or other chemicals
- Friable asbestos
- Fuel tanks
- High-pH and low-pH materials
- Infectious and/or hospital waste including any and all body parts and waste materials which have been in contact with said body parts, and are considered hazardous as defined by state and/or federal regulations. This includes, but is not limited to all “red bag” waste
- Large appliances such as stoves, dishwashers, refrigerators, air conditioners, etc.
- Lead acid batteries
- Motor oil and used oil filters
- Motor-driven vehicles
- Sandblast grit and non-liquid paint wastes
- Septic tank clean-out waste
- Spent filter media residue
Need to dispose of hazardous waste?
- Visit the Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center at 11234 Plano Road in Dallas or call 214-553-1765 for information.
Need to dispose of large household appliances?
- Visit Garland’s Recycling Center’s scrap metal collection area at 1426 Commerce Street.