Solid Waste

THE solid waste OFFICE IS OPEN WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING PRACTICES IN PLACE. THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO CONDUCT BUSINESS BY PHONE, EMAIL AND WEB TO THE EXTENT POSSIBLE.

Notice:

During the last couple of months there has been a significant rise in the amount of brush and bulk items for collection around the City. There are not as many brush and bulk collection vehicles operated daily as there are side-load vehicles; therefore, there are occasions when they are not able to complete collection of brush and bulk items for all of the daily routes. When this occurs, the brush and bulk collection vehicles will begin the following day on the routes that were not completed, then begin the current days’ routes. The Solid Waste Division asks for patience as we continue to work diligently through these delays and commit to completing these routes as soon as possible.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide the highest quality solid waste service every day for everyone!

Truck Collecting Waste on Street

Residential Collection Schedule

(interactive map assists with trash collection schedule)

Holiday Collection Schedule for Residential Customers

Labor Day - Monday, September 6, 2021
All Solid Waste facilities will be closed
Monday & Tuesday routes will run one day late
All facilities will return to normal hours September 7

Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 25, 2021
All Solid Waste facilities will be closed
Thursday routes will run one day early
Transfer Station will return to normal hours Friday, November 26
Recycling Center will return to normal hours Monday, November 29

Christmas Eve/Christmas Day - Friday & Saturday, December 24-25, 2021
All Solid Waste facilities will be closed
Thursday & Friday routes will run one day early
All facilities will return to normal hours Monday, December 27

*Holiday  bulk collection will take place Monday, December 27 - Thursday, December 30
We provide additional bulk pick up, free of charge, of Christmas related waste (i.e. packages from gifts and up to four (4) additional bags of trash), for the week following Christmas Day. Additional bulk collections will take place on your scheduled holiday collection day; Monday, December 27 to Thursday, December 30. Bulk items must be placed at the curb, along with your trash container, no later than 7:00am on your collection day. Please contact our Solid Waste offices at (254) 501-7785 with any questions. 

New Year's Eve/New Year's Day - Friday, December 31 - January 1, 2022
All Solid Waste facilities will be closed December 31 - January 1
Thursday & Friday routes will run one day early
All facilities will return to normal hours Monday, January 3

Killeen Drop-Off Recycling Services

The City of Killeen has added two locations to improve recycling convenience for residents. Recycling trailers are at the Clear Creek water tower at 6520 Clear Creek Road Monday trough Friday and near Killeen Rodeo Grounds at 3201 S. WS Young Drive every day.

Recyclers can take all types of paper, #1 and #2 plastics, steel, tin and aluminum cans and cardboard boxes. Details and instructions are printed on the recycling trailers.

Materials not accepted include household garbage, plastics #3 through #7, plastic shopping bags, Styrofoam, wax-lined containers such as milk cartons and juice boxes.

Killeen Recycling Center and Killeen Transfer Station accept the materials listed above as well as used cooking oil, used automotive oil and filters, cell phones and rechargeable batteries. The Recycling Center is located at 111 E. Avenue F and is open Monday - Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  The Transfer Station is located at 12200 State Highway 195 and is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.