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Sanitation/Solid Waste Collection


Solid Waste Collection Services
The City contracts with Texas Disposal Systems for garbage collection services and all services within the city limits are to be provided by them.

Residential Services:
 - Click HERE to view Residential Rates
 - Pick-up routes are Monday & Thursday or Tuesday & Friday, depending on which zone you are in (Click HERE to view TDS Zone Map)
 - Pick-up is limited to only what is in your poly cart; Any additional trash beside/near your poly cart will not be collected
 - Customers can request additional poly carts for an additional monthly charge by calling the Utilities Department at (979)541-5000, option 1
 - Brush or bulk service is on your second pickup day of the week (a Brush/Bulk Pick-up Request must be made online or by phone at (844)873-7734); One Brush/Bulk pick-up is permitted per month
 - Residents participating in the utility Senior Citizen Discount Program may schedule an unbundled brush pick-up by calling (979)541-5075 (limited to 6 cubic yards)

Brush Collection Dos and Donts Visual - 3CY

Commercial Services:
 - Click HERE to view Commercial Rates
 - Pick-up routes are the same as for residential customers; Monday & Thursday or Tuesday & Friday, depending on which 'zone' you are in
 - Commercial Containerized Service is available for set rates according to size and number of pick-ups: Click HERE to view rates

For complaints, please call (844)873-7734. 

Texas Disposal Systems' Observed Holidays:

 - New Years Day
 - Thanksgiving Day
 - Christmas Day
*If a holiday falls on an observed service day, pick up will be provided on the following day.


Residential Collection Station
This facility has been established by the City of El Campo to service the residential customers of El Campo. 

Location: 1698 Cr 303, El Campo Texas, 77437
Phone Number: (979)541-5095

Temporarily Extended Hours in response to Hurricane Beryl:
Monday - Saturday: 8 AM - 12PM, 1PM - 5PM

Normal Hours:
Monday: 8 am - 5 pm (closed from 12-1 or lunch)
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 8 am - 12 pm 
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 8 am - 5 pm (closed from 12-1 or lunch)
Sunday: Closed


El Campo Residential Customers:             

  • El Campo residents must provide proof of residency by presentation of water bill receipt and/or by a valid driver's license
  • City of El Campo residential customers - one trip per month
  • Brush - up to 6 cubic yards no charge
  • Bulky materials/trash - up to 3 cubic yards no charge
  • Other materials and materials exceeding monthly limit $30 per cubic yard (minimum $30)
  • Tires:
    • Motorcycle Tires - $10/ea.
    • Tires less than 16” - $10/ea.
    • Tires 20” – 24” - $20/ea.
    • Tires 25’ – 28” - $40/ea.
    • Tires 29” – 38” - $60/ea.
    • Tires 39” – 48” - $80/ea.
    • Shredded Tires - $60/Cu.Yd.
    • Rim on Tires is an additional $10/ea.

Outside City Customers:                                                                                 

Minimum Charge:  $40                                                                                

Pickup trucks                                            Bed Level                     Over bed level up to pickup roof                              
Compact - up to 5.5'                            $45                                              $75
Standard - up to 6.5'                            $65                                             $100
Long bed - up to 8.2'                             $75                                             $120                                                                                                                                   

Appliances - Refrigerators (without Freon & properly tagged), Microwaves, dishwashers, washing machines, clothes driers, stoves: $50
Clean metal (unload in metal container): no charge
Pickup truck with trailer: $40 per cubic yard
Construction material: $40 per cubic yard
Asphalt shingles: $100 per cubic yard
Mattresses or box springs: $40 each
Sofa, Couch, or Love seat: $40 each
Sofa/Sleeper: $60 each
No tires will be accepted from Outside City customers

Prohibited materials (For all customers) :

  • Rock
  • Batteries
  • Dirt
  • Railroad ties
  • Brick
  • Hazardous materials
  • Concrete
  • Brush from outside City of El Campo
  • Brush from commercial contractors
  • Liquids, paint                                                                               


Cubic yards will be determined by measuring cubic feet of materials & converting to cubic yards:
     Height (feet) X Width (feet) X Length (feet) divided by 27 = Cubic Yards