Temple Landfill - Free Trash Dump


The Temple Landfill is operated by Waste Management under a lease agreement with the City of Temple. We receive approximately 900 tons of waste daily. Visitors come from throughout the Central Texas Council of Governments 7-county region.

Location & Hours:

The 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 20th - November 2nd:

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

November 3rd - March 19th:

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

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.
  • 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.
  • Accepted methods of payment are:
    • Cash
    • Check
    • Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, and Discover ONLY)

For more information, contact our Solid Waste Division at 254-298-5725.