Hunter Ferrell Municipal Solid Waste Landfill


Location and Hours:

The landfill is located at 220 W. Hunter Ferrell Road, east of the intersection of MacArthur Blvd. and Hunter Ferrell Road.  

Landfill hours are 7 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. every
day except city-designated holidays. Vehicles
arriving after 5:15 p.m. are admitted at the
landfill’s discretion.

The landfill is closed on the following 2014 holidays:

  • New Years Day, Jan. 1
  • Memorial Day, May 27
  • Independence Day, July 4
  • Labor Day, Sept. 2
  • Thanksgiving, Nov. 28 and 29
  • Christmas, Dec. 24 and 25

The landfill was opened by the City of Irving in 1981.

Landfill Lateral Expansion (Permit Amendment)
On Oct. 6, 2011, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) issued the City of Irving a Permit Amendment for the Hunter Ferrell Landfill. The Amendment allows for a lateral expansion and reconfiguration of the final contours. This amendment provides a total of 70 years of landfill capacity for the City of Irving.

Fees/Charges: Fees are determined by the vehicle that is used to transport waste to the landfill.

  • There is a charge of $10 per 1/4 ton for pickup trucks that are one ton and larger, and trailers that are 9 feet or longer in length. 
  • Residents will not be charged for household waste transported in passenger cars, station wagons, pickups with less than a one ton rating, or in trailers less than 9 feet in length. 
  • All commercial entities must pay the fee listed above regardless of vehicle size. 
  • An anti-litter fee will be charged if waste loads are not secured to prevent spillage.
  • If the weighing scales at the landfill are temporarily inoperable, patrons will be charged based on vehicle size and category, as outlined in Irving City Code, Sec. 33-19.

To contact the landfill, call the Solid Waste Services Department Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (972) 721-8059. Weekends, please call (972) 721-7322.

General Rules:
  • Only waste generated within the city of Irving is allowed.
  • Proof of residency, driver's license and a current water bill (the names must match), is required upon entry.
  • Salvaging is not allowed.
  • Individuals are responsible for unloading their waste materials at the designated area.  Individuals not unloading waste, especially children, should remain in their car.
  • Vehicles immobilized or left unattended will be towed at the owner's expense.
Items that require special handling or prohibited:
  • Chemicals or flammable materials (i.e. gasoline, household cleaners, pool chemicals, etc.) or waste that is considered hazardous, unidentifiable or questionable cannot be disposed of at the landfill.  Dallas County residents should call the Home Chemical Collection Center at (214) 553-1765 for more information on how to properly dispose of household hazardous materials.
  • Roofing materials are accepted from residents in vehicles as described under the fees/charges section. Residents with roofing materials must have a roofing permit with their name and address matching their driver's license.
  • Household paint must be put in sealed containers, preferably original container, not larger than 5 gallons in size. No more than 5 gallons at any one time.
Items that are recycled and must be separated from other waste:
  • Used motor oil must be put in a container less than 1 gallon in size with a secure lid or cap.  No more than 5 gallons at any one time.
  • Automotive tires must be from a passenger car or light truck, only.  If you have more than 5 tires, a fee of $1.00 per tire, plus the tipping fee for the weight of the load ($40 per ton) will be assessed.  No one address or individual will be allowed to dispose of more than 16 tires in any one month.
  • Lead acid automotive batteries should be from a passenger car or light truck, only. No more than 3 at any one time.
  • Appliances and metal materials are recycled at the landfill and must be separated from other waste.  The vehicle fees stated above still apply.
To contact the Solid Waste Services Department, call (972) 721-8059.