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City of Smithville Public Works

Dump Information

It is recommended to call  before bringing any trash to the dump, as the dump may already be full.

Please contact City Hall at (512) 237-3282 for details.

The dump is located at 1000 SE MLK behind the City of Smithville Warehouse.  These are base prices and price will vary depending how much trash you bring. 

Service Cost Resident Non-Resident
Bag of Trash $2.50 $5.00
Trash Can $3.50 $7.50
55 Gal Barrel $6.00 $15.00
Pickup Load (no sideboards) $25.00 $50.00
Pickup Load ( with Sideboards) $50.00 $100.00
Trailer  Load ( no sideboards) $100.00 $200.00
Trailer Load (with sideboards) $175.00 $350.00
Per Cubic Yard $20.00 $45.00
Contractor- Per Pickup Load $100.00 $200.00
Contractor-Per Trailer Load $200.00 $400.00

Garbage Rates

Click here for the garbage pick-up map.

Residential: All residents residing within the City limits of the City of Smithville will have a 96-gallon trash cart provided by Waste Management and will pay a monthly garbage collection charge of $33.17 for twice-weekly pickup. A customer can add another 96-gallon cart for an additional charge of $6.00 a month.  Up to 4-yards of residential bulk waste will be picked-up on the LAST Monday and Tuesday of the month.  This is included in your monthly charge. 

Bulk Waste: Furniture, bicycles (without tires), refrigerators that have CFCs removed by a certified technician, stoves, Brush, and other oversized wastes which are customary to ordinary housekeeping operations of a Residential Unit and whose large size precludes or complicates its handling by normal solid waste collection, processing or disposal methods. Each Bulky Waste item should not be larger or weigh more than two persons could safely lift and deposit into the collection truck.

Residents living outside the City limits who have  City utility garbage pickup services will pay a monthly collection charge of $45.00 for twice-weekly pickup

Weekly garbage pickup for the Northside will be on  Monday and Thursday

Weekly garbage pickup for the Southside and The Hill will be on Tuesday and Friday

Commercial and Industrial- Hand pickup, twice per week:   Up to 120 Gallon container: $40.33 per month.  120-240 Gallon container:$68.56 per month.

Commercial and Industrial (outside City limits)-Hand pickup, twice per week: Up to 120 Gallon container: $85.00 per month

Bin pickup-Monthly Charges:

Frequency of Service Effective March 1, 2021                                                           

Bin Size 1x/Week 2x Week 3x/Week 4x/Week

2 cu.Yard

$110.42 $220.83 $331.25 $441.66
3 cu. Yard $129.90 $259.80 $389.70 $591.60
4 cu. Yard $140.64 $281.28 $421.92 $562.55
6 cu. Yard $189.91 $379.83 $569.74


8 cu. Yard 235.55      


Lockbar service/per month: $5.00

Commercial Container Delivery Fee: $90.00 per Cart or Dumpster

Commercial Container Exchange Fee: $ 45.00 per Cart or Dumpster

Commercial Container Extra Pickup Fee: $128.00 per Dumpster

Commercial Container Unusual Accumulation/Overage Fee: $135.00 per occurrence


Leaf & Limb Pick up 

Download the city map leaf & limb pickup schedule here

Recycling Information

City of Smithville Recycling Center Information

Open from 6:00 am to 10:00 PM every day

404 Royston Street, Smithville, TX 78957

Here are the materials acceptable for recycling and how to prepare them:
Newspaper with glossy inserts, magazines, & catalogs
#1 and #2 soft drink bottles, milk jugs, etc...
Aluminum, steel, & food and beverage cans
Corrugated cardboard boxes, feed sacks, & brown paper sacks
Used motor oil & filters only
Bag in brown grocery sacks or bundle
Rinse containers and remove lids
Rinse containers and remove lids
Flatten all boxes and bundle
Bring in sealed containers; drain filters

The following items should not be brought to the recycling center:

No antifreeze, hydraulic oil, gasoline, kerosene, or diesel. Call for instructions.

No light bulbs, plate glass, tempered glass, mirrors, ceramics, or beverage glasses.



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