The City of Killeen Solid Waste Division is offering a free waste disposal opportunity September 19 through October 2 at locations throughout town.
Roll-off containers will be placed at the following locations to accept additional household waste and certain bulk items:
- Killeen Community Center parking lot, 2205 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard
- Killeen Special Events Center parking lot, 3301 S. WS Young Drive
- Lions Club Park Aquatics Center, 1600 E. Stan Schlueter Loop
- Long Branch Park Pool parking lot, 1101 Branch Drive
Accepted items include bagged household waste and bulk materials such as furniture, mattresses and building materials. No tires or vehicle parts, liquids including hazardous waste materials, batteries, rock and dirt or explosives are permitted. A full list of accepted and prohibited materials is available online.
Residential customers may also dispose of up to 300 pounds of excess waste and bulk items free once per month at the Killeen Transfer Station with a current utility bill. The Transfer Station is located at 12200 SH 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.
The City offers paid curbside collection of excess waste and bulk items. Excess household garbage in plastic bags that does not fit in regular containers is assessed a container reload fee of $6.50 per reload, not to exceed two reloads or $13. Bulk items can be collected curbside for a fee of $21 for up to three cubic yards (3’ x 3’ x 9’) and $7.50 per additional cubic yard (3’ x 3’ x 3’).
The City encourages recycling. Residents can recycle paper, cardboard, plastics #1 and #2, glass bottles and jars and steel, tin and aluminum cans free at the Killeen Recycling Center, Killeen Transfer Station and recycling trailer locations at 6520 Clear Creek Road and 3201 S. WS Young Drive.
More information about solid waste services is available at KilleenTexas.gov/SolidWaste.