Hunter Ferrell Municipal Solid Waste Landfill
The landfill is located at 220 W. Hunter Ferrell Road, east of the intersection of MacArthur Blvd. and Hunter Ferrell Road. The landfill was opened by the City of Irving 25 years ago. Residents who provide a driver’s license and current water bill will not be charged for household waste transported in passenger cars, pickups with less than a one-ton rating, or in trailers less than 9 feet in length. Items such as paint, oil, tires, batteries and appliances can be recycled at the landfill.
Hours and Location: Landfill hours are 7 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. every day. Vehicles arriving after 5:15 p.m. are admitted at the landfill’s discretion.
The holidays for 2013 are:
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
To contact the landfill, please call (972) 721-7322.
Fees/Charges: Fees are determined by the vehicle that is used to transport waste to the landfill. There is a charge of $10 per ¼ ton for pickup trucks that are one ton and larger, and trailers that are nine 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.
- 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.
- Chemicals or flammable materials (i.e. gasoline, household cleaners, pool chemicals, etc.) or waste that is considered hazardous, unidentifiable or questionable can not 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.
- 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 are recyclable at the landfill:
- Household paint must be put in sealed containers, preferably original container, not larger than 5 gallons in size. No more than 15 gallons at any one time.
- 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 should be from a passenger car or light truck, only. Tires in the quantity of 5 at any 1 time, no more than 16 in a calendar month. 6 or more tires at a time are charged $1 per tire, plus the tipping fee for the weight of the load ($40 per ton).
- Lead acid automotive batteries should be from a passenger car or light truck, only.
- Appliances and metal materials are recycled at the landfill is separated from other waste, the vehicle fees stated above still apply.
- Live Christmas trees are accepted for recycling as mulch. Mulched trees and yard brush are available year-round to residents.
To contact the Solid Waste Services Department call (972) 721-8059.