Prohibited Materials

The following materials are not accepted at the Garland Transfer Station. 

  • Roofing materials, concrete, asphalt, rocks, dirt, pallets, and bricks. 
    • Bring these items directly to the landfill or hire a private company to haul away the material. 
    • Completing a remodeling project? Click here for information on our residential roll-off program.
  • Tires
    • Bring to a recycler
  • Ammunition
  • 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
  • Liquids
  • 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? 

Need to dispose of large household appliances?