Solid Waste

Solid Waste is a division of the Public Works Department.  The Solid Waste Division is responsible for managing the City of Kerrville’s residential solid waste collections and disposal operations. The City of Kerrville owns a municipal landfill, transfer station, and composting facility.  Republic Services is contracted to provide all collection services for residential customers. To protect public health and safety, the Solid Waste Division provides a variety of municipal solid waste services to residents that are safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible. The list of services include:

  • Collection of regular garbage
  • Collection of single-stream recycling
  • Monthly collection for yard waste
  • Collections and drop off opportunities for bulky waste items
  • Household Hazardous Waste drop off event
  • Collection of dead animals
  • Recycling drop off station

Department Responsibilities

  • Customer Service: responsible for providing customer service to City residents by acting as a liaison between the City and the collection contractor, Republic Services
  • City Contracts: responsible for overseeing both contracts with Republic Services; which include the Landfill Operations and Disposal Agreement, and the Collection Agreement for Residential Solid Waste and Recyclable Materials
  • Community Outreach: responsible for providing assistance and information to the public on various environmental topics 
  • Public Health: responsible for collecting and disposing of dead animals within the City limits

Department Accomplishments

In the last year, we:
  • Completed administrative and technical reviews for landfill expansion permit
  • Executed a Household Hazardous Waste collection event   
  • Executed a grant to purchase recycling receptacles
  • Joined forces with Kerr County and collected over 9 tons of Hazardous Waste, more than 2 tons of unwanted electronics, and 248 unwanted tires
  • Issued more than 500 vouchers to dispose of bulky items

FY2020 Objectives

Key Priority Area: Public Facilities & Services
  • Coordinate with Republic Services to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Execute a multi-year agreement for Household Hazardous Waste events
  • Obtain TCEQ landfill expansion permit
  • Increase educational awareness regarding the Solid Waste program


      Household Hazardous Waste Event
To be held Saturday, April 25, 2020 at the Hill Country Youth Event Center.   


              * 2020 CALENDAR



January 2020 Voucher Press Release

Useful Resources

In the event of an after-hour Public Works emergency, please notify police dispatch at (830) 257-8181.

For information on fees, requirements, hours of operation, or other general inquiries, please contact Republic Services at 830-522-3062.

Contact Us
  1. Solid Waste

    Physical Address
    701 Main Street
    Kerrville, TX 78028

    Phone: 830-257-8000
    Fax: 830-896-2204
    Emergency: 830-257-8181

    Dead Animal Pickup Line: 830-258-1515

  2. David Barrera

    Assistant Director of Public Works

  3. Kerrville Landfill

    Physical Address
    200 Landfill Road
    Kerrville, TX 78028


    Phone: 830-522-3062

Landfill/Transfer Station Rates

​Per Ton- $73.84
​Minimum Fee- $22.02 (Less than 360 lbs.)
​No Tarp Fee- $15.00 per occurrence

​Payments Accepted:
​Cash, Check, Credit Card