"Illegal dumping" is putting trash, garbage, waste, anything discarded where it doesn't belong, whether or not the person dumping owns the property. Putting trash in a dumpster that is not yours is also illegal.
Contractors may take trash to
6288 Salt Road
Fort Worth, Texas 76060
to dispose of materials legally for a fee. Items not accepted at the landfill include tires, barrels, auto parts, liquid waste, used oil and oil filters, hazardous waste such as batteries or explosives and refrigerators, air conditioners or freezers that contain Freon® or other coolants.
Other facilities are available in Fort Worth. Please check the Yellow Pages for further information.
Household Hazardous Waste
Free drop-off of household hazardous waste is available to Fort Worth residents who show proof of residency with a recent water bill or driver’s license or other official ID with a Fort Worth address.
Drop-off stations are open to Fort Worth homeowners and some renters for disposal of trash, brush and recyclables. To use a drop-off station, show a recent Fort Worth water bill or current driver’s license with a Fort Worth address to prove you have an active sanitation account. Renters with a Fort Worth address may use drop-off stations if they have a current Fort Worth water bill. Apartment renters may use the stations for recyclables only.
Download the MyFtWorth app for Android or iOS to report illegal dumping and other code violations on-the-go.
Report by Phone
Call Code Compliance at 817-392-1234 to report illegal dumping in Fort Worth city limits.