Temple Landfill

The Temple Landfill is operated by Waste Management under a lease agreement with the City of Temple. We receive approximately 1650 tons of waste daily. Visitors come from throughout the Central Texas Council of Governments 7-county region.

Important Reminders

  • Be sure to bring your identification to show where the waste was generated.
    • If you are a Temple resident and have a pickup load or less of general household cleanup, you may bring your current water utility bill* showing your residential garbage rate for 1 free dump per month. This does not include any type of remodeling, demolition, building, or roofing materials or anything over a pickup load.
    • (*NOTE: If you pay your bill online, please visit our Solid Waste office at 3219 Bullseye Lane to obtain a copy before proceeding to the landfill.  Office hours are M-F from 8 am to 5 pm)
    • If you are not a Temple resident, the minimum charge to dispose of a load is $16.47.
  • All loads must be fully covered and tarped or an additional fee of $20 will be assessed.
  • A safety vest MUST be worn while in the landfill. You may wear your own safety vest, or one may be purchased at the Scalehouse for $10.83.
  • Accepted methods of payment are:
    • Cash
    • Check
    • Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, and Discover only)
Location & HoursThe Temple Landfill is located at 706 Landfill Road which can be found at the end of East Avenue H on the east side of Loop 363. See the map for reference.

March 13th 2023- November 5th 2023:

  • Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: CLOSED

November 6th 2023- March 10th 2024:

  • Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Sunday: CLOSED

Follow These Guidelines

  • City of Temple residents may take one pickup load of general household waste per month to the landfill for “free” to the resident
  • Resident must show his/her water utility bill showing garbage rate (NOTE: If you pay your water bill online, please visit our Solid Waste office at 3219 Bullseye Lane to obtain a copy before proceeding to the landfill. Office hours are M-F, 8 am to 5 pm)
  • Personal identification must match the water utility bill 
  • Water utility bill must be dated within the past 60 days
  • Load must be NO more than the capacity of a pickup load or less
  • Must not include remodeling, roofing, construction, building or demolition materials
  • Individuals unloading materials must wear a reflective safety vest.
  • All loads must be fully covered and tarped or an additional fee of $20 will be assessed.