City of Andrews, TX

Solid Waste

The City of Andrews is the sole provider of municipal waste collection and disposal services for all customers located within the city limits.  Residential garbage is collected twice per week utilizing shared dumpsters located in alleys. Commercial accounts have options for additional collection days.

All refuse shall be deposited by the customer in the dumpster. Customers shall be responsible for keeping the area surrounding the dumpster clean and free from any debris or refuse. The City will not be responsible for picking up trash from around the container.

Unacceptable Item in the Dumpster

No concrete, rocks, dirt, construction debris, large metal objects, air conditioners, furniture, stoves, industrial byproducts, refrigerators, hazardous materials (oil, filters, paint, or other household chemicals), dead animals, large brush or tree branches shall be placed in a container by any person.

Pickup Schedule 
Monday & Thursday - NE and SE Sections
                                                  NW 1st to NW 13th from NW Ave E to NW Mustang
Tuesday & Friday        - SW Section
                                                  NW 13th to NW Mustang from W. Broadway to NW Ave E
                                                 subdivisions north of  NW Mustang 
                                                 subdivision west of NW Mustang
Bulk Waste Pickup

Scheduled 2021 Alley Sweep

SW Jan 4 - Jan 15 May 10 - May 21 Sep 1 - Sep 14
NW Feb 1 - Feb 12 Jun 1 - Jun 14 Oct 1 - Oct 14
NE Mar 1 - Mar 12 Jul 1 - Jul 14 Nov 1 - Nov 12
SE Apr 1 - Apr 14 Aug 2 - Aug 13 Dec 1 - Dec 14

Landfill Services
The City Landfill is an approved landfill by Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) as an Arid Exempt Landfill.  We have two (2) pits:

Type I - designated for residential and commercial waste
Type IV - designated for construction and demolition waste

Under the approved permit, the allowable daily tonnage to be disposed is 20 tons per pit.

Landfill Safety Rules

Landfill Hours:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday Hours
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Closed on Wednesday and Sunday


Landfill Charges
$48.00 per ton or $2.40 per 100 pounds with a $5.00 minimum charge.

Tire Disposal
Passenger Car Tire $  3.00
Light Truck Tire $  5.00
Heavy Truck Tire $ 8.00
Off-Road Machinery Tire (Must be quartered)         $10.00

Commercial Charge Account can be set up for your convenience. Deposit required.

Landfill fees are waived for homeowners/tenants disposing of trash/debris (excluding tires, etc.) from their primary residence; however, trash must be transported to the landfill.  A current city water bill and valid ID are required as proof of residency.

Items with Freon are NOT accepted at the landfill.