Landfill

The City of Brownsville MSW Landfill is a carefully engineered facility designed to assure proper disposal of municipal solid waste. With a size of 275 acres, the Landfill serves the citizens of Brownsville as well as its surrounding areas. In fiscal 2009-10 it accepted 291,076.03 tons of waste, or more than 900 tons a day. The landfill meets all requirements of the law and has approximately 38 years of life expectancy remaining.

In 2010, the City Landfill achieved feat which has not been accomplished by any regional facility in decades. During its annual comprehensive inspection, the State of Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) awarded the facility a perfect score.

Visit the South Texas Environmental Institute website.

BFI Clients


The Brownsville Municipal Landfill is available at no charge for the accepted waste to "BFI" clients paying for collection services through P.U.B. Customers must present their P.U.B. statement of charges for verification of "BFI" account. Disposal of four (4) tires is also free with verified account.

Landfill Hours


The landfill is open Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Waste Charges Inside City Limits

Weight Price
1 - 300 pounds
$9
301 - 1,000 pounds
$15
1,001 - 1,999 pounds
$21
1 ton
$30 per ton

Waste Charges Outside City Limits

Weight Price
1 - 300 pounds
$16
301 - 1,000 pounds
$25
1,001 - 1,999
$33
1 ton
$42 per ton

Waste Charges for Tires

Type of Tire
Price per Tire
Passenger (less than 16 inches)
$1
Truck $5
Tractor
$10
Heavy Equipment
$23