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Posted on: March 19, 2019

[ARCHIVED] 3-19-19 Free Spring Trash Collection First Week in April

Annual bulky trash collection helps reduce illegal dumping.

The City of Killeen is offering a free additional solid waste service the first week of April to help residents dispose of bulky items and prevent illegal dumping. Items such as furniture, appliances, building materials and tires will be picked up at curbside on scheduled regular collection days.

Collection schedule:

Regular collection day           Special collection day

Monday                                   April 1

Tuesday                                   April 2

Thursday                                 April 4

Friday                                      April 5

Bulky items including furniture, mattresses, appliances and boxes will be collected at curbside free. There is no charge for the first three cubic yards, up to 3 feet X 3 feet X 9 feet. A fee of $7.50 will be charged for each additional cubic yard. Refrigerators containing Freon will incur a $42 charge.

Each household may place one demolition material pile up to 4 feet X 4 feet X 12 feet at curbside for free collection. A fee of $7.50 will be charged for each additional cubic yard.

Up to eight car and light truck tires up to 22 inches will be accepted at no charge. A fee of $3.15 will be charged for each additional tire. Tires larger than 22 inches and tractor tires will not be accepted.

Piles should be separated and placed at curbside no earlier than 6 p.m. the day prior to collection and no later than 7 a.m. the day of collection.

No brush collection will take place during this event. Regular weekly brush collections will resume April 8.

This collection does not include rock, dirt, deceased animals or liquid waste.

Household hazardous waste materials like pesticides, paint, oil, chemicals and batteries are also prohibited in this collection. A full list of hazardous materials and upcoming collection event dates are available at KilleenTexas.gov/Recycle.

To assist in proper disposal of waste throughout the year, residents may dispose of up to 300 pounds of excess trash free once per month at the Transfer Station located at 12200 State Highway 195. Business hours are 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.

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