Accepted Materials

Place non-hazardous solid waste in commercial containers, including:

  • Carpet
  • Construction and demolition waste (small amounts)
  • Dirt, rock, brick or dry concrete
  • Empty drums or barrels (with ends cut out or cut in half)
  • Food waste
  • General office trash
  • Metal, general appliances, furniture
  • Paint cans (completely dry with lids removed)
  • Roofing materials 
  • Shrink Wrap
  • Wood, landscaping debris, construction debris


  • Appliances
  • Foam Products
  • Hazardous Waste (radioactive, reactive, toxic, ignitable, corrosive, pathological, acidic, etc.). For disposal options, call the Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center at 214-553-1765
  • Items requiring special handling such as motor oil, batteries, wet concrete and items containing Freon
  • Liquid Waste
  • Tires
  • Whole Drums or Barrels