Transfer Station

The Transfer Station is the central receiving and transfer point for solid waste generated by the City of Killeen. Persons authorized to dispose of waste at the facility are:

  • Citizens and businesses in the City of Killeen
  • Citizens and businesses in the rural areas (counties), excluding Fort Hood areas

Please bring your latest City of Killeen utility (water) bill as proof of residency.

Restrictions

The Transfer Station must operate in compliance with Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) rules and regulations, and the approved site operating plan. The facility is not permitted to accept hazardous waste or special waste. Special waste is any solid waste that because of quantity, concentration, physical or chemical characteristics or biological properties, requires special handling and disposal to protect human health or the environment.

Accepted Waste

  • Air conditioning units and refrigerators (provision - Certified Freon removal)
  • Appliances such as stoves, hot water heaters, washers and dryers
  • Brush
  • Construction and demolition materials
  • Furniture items
  • Household garbage/rubbish
  • Recyclable material: cardboard, plastics, metal, paper and glass
  • Tire(s) - fee applies
  • Yard waste, grass clippings and leaves

Not Accepted Waste

  • Antifreeze
  • Appliances with freon
  • Asbestos materials
  • Brake fluid
  • Gas
  • Grease
  • Grit trap waste
  • Medical waste or hazardous materials
  • Oil filters
  • Paint, lead based
  • Paint thinner
  • Pesticide / fertilizer
  • Septic tank pumping
  • Slaughter house waste / dead animals
  • "Special waste" classified by TCEQ (because of quantity, concentration, physical or chemical characteristics or biological properties, requires special handling / disposal to protect human health or the environment)

Fees

Cash, local bank checks and credit cards accepted forms of payment. American Express credit cards are not accepted. The Transfer Station does not accept over-the-phone payments. The fees noted are rates before tax.

Rates for Disposal

  • Per Ton: $61.60
  • Minimum Fee Per 100 Pounds: $3.08
  • Unsecured Load Fee: $26.25

Tire Fees

  • Up to 12 inches rim size: $2.65
  • Passenger truck tire greater than 12 inches rim up to 22 inches rim: $3.15
  • Commercial truck tire, but not larger than 2 inches bead: $6.50

Weight Ticket Fees

  • Weight Ticket: $9.50
  • Copy of Weight Ticket: $6.50

For more information, please call 254-501-8971.

Public Scale

Do you have a need to weigh a vehicle? If so, the Transfer Station has a certified public scale which can accommodate most vehicles. A fee is charged for the use of the scales.

Citizens of Killeen

When presenting a current residential utility (water) bill from the City of Killeen, citizens of Killeen can dispose once per calendar month of up to 300 pounds one time of excess garbage. Weight in excess of 300 pounds shall be assessed a disposal fee of $3.08 per 100 pounds which is the minimum fee.

Commercial Businesses in Killeen

A disposal fee of $3.08 per 100 pounds, which is the minimum fee, is charged for all waste that is disposed at this facility. The fee is based on the scale weight of the materials. This fee is subject to change, but is as posted on the sign at the scale.

Citizens & Businesses of Rural Areas (Counties)

A disposal fee of $3.08 per 100 pounds, which is the minimum fee, is charged for all waste that is disposed at this facility. The fee is based on the scale weight of the materials. This fee is subject to change, but is as posted on the sign at the scale.

Nonresidents

A disposal fee of $3.08 per 100 pounds, which is the minimum fee, is charged for all waste that is disposed at this facility. The fee is based on the scale weight of the materials. This fee is subject to change, but is as posted on the sign at the scale.

Surcharge for Unsecured Loads

Vehicles hauling waste to this site must be enclosed or provided with a tarpaulin, net, or other means to secure the load to prevent blowing litter or spillage. A surcharge of $26.25 will be assessed for unsecured loads. This fee is subject to change, but is as posted on the sign at the scale.  

Recycling Drop-Off & Used Oil Collection Site

The public may drop off used oil for recycling at the Transfer Station 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.

Recycling Materials Accepted

  • Cardboard
  • Glass (bottles and jars only)
  • Metal
  • Mixed paper (newspaper, magazines, catalogs and ad inserts)
  • Plastic (number 1 and number 2, bottles jugs and cans)
  • Steel, tin and aluminum cans

The Killeen Recycling Center accepts antifreeze, oil filters and lead acid batters. Visit the Killeen Recycling Center page for more information about recycling.