Request Dumpster Placement or Movement


 OR CALL 311


Residential dumpsters are placed in city-controlled right-of-ways (alleys or parkways) in a pattern and at locations that allow for the effective, efficient and safe collection of the dumpsters while maintaining a certain ratio of homes per dumpster. As such, dumpsters are only moved at the initiation of the department for operational and routing reasons.

Requests to move a residential dumpster will not be granted except in cases where the dumpsters are blocking gates or hitting water and gas meters. If there is an issue or problem with the location of the dumpster, the department will work with residents to resolve the issue or problem rather than transferring the problem by moving the dumpster.

If a dumpster is moved, at the request of a citizen, so that work can be done on their property, the dumpster will be returned to the original position (or close proximity) after the work is complete.

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Contact Information

Solid Waste Collections:
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Caliche Canyon Landfill:
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 12 noon

West Texas Region Disposal Facility
Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. - 12 noon

Solid Waste Collections Physical Address:
208 Municipal Drive
Lubbock, TX  79403

Caliche Canyon Landfill Physical Address:

8425 N. Ave P
Lubbock, TX  79403

West Texas Regional Disposal Facility Physical Address:
17304 N. FM 2528
Abernathy, TX  79311

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 2000
Lubbock, TX 79457

(806) 775-3000

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