Hunter Ferrell Landfill Scalehouse and Administration Complex  

Location and Hours of Operation

The landfill is located at 110 E. Hunter Ferrell Road, east of the intersection of MacArthur Boulevard and Hunter Ferrell Road. View location in Google Maps.

Landfill hours are 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Sunday, except city-designated holidays. The landfill opens at 9 a.m. on the last Wednesday of every month to allow for staff training. View the Upcoming Events page for details on holidays.



Effective Oct. 1, 2017, the City of Irving’s Solid Waste Services Department assesses tipping fees to all customers using the Hunter Ferrell Landfill for disposal purposes. The tipping fee is $40 per ton and is charged at a rate of $10 for every 500 pounds (quarter-ton).

Residents will be given the opportunity to unload household waste into a designated container at the landfill for no charge.

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 any 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. Irving residents also can dispose of household hazardous waste during special collection days throughout the year.
  • 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 the 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 more than 5 tires are included in a load, a fee of $5 per tire will be assessed.
  • Lead acid automotive batteries should be from a passenger car or light truck, only. No more than three 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.