Hunter Ferrell Landfill Scalehouse and Administration Complex  

Location and
Hours of Operation

The landfill is located at 110 E. Hunter Ferrell Road, east of the intersection of MacArthur Boulevard and Hunter Ferrell Road. View location in Google Maps.

Landfill hours are 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Sunday, except city-designated holidays. The landfill opens at 9 a.m. on the last Wednesday of every month to allow for staff training. View the Upcoming Events page for details on holidays.
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Fees/Charges

Fees are determined by the vehicle that is used to transport waste to the landfill.
 
  • There is a charge of $10 per 1/4 ton for pickup trucks that are 1 ton and larger and trailers that are 9 feet or longer in length.
  • Residents will not be charged for household waste transported in passenger cars, station wagons, pickups with less than a 1 ton rating, or in trailers less than 9 feet in length.
  • All commercial entities must pay the fee listed above regardless of vehicle size.
  • An anti-litter fee will be charged if waste loads are not secured to prevent spillage.
  • To contact the landfill, call Solid Waste Services Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (972) 721-8059. On weekends, call (972) 721-7322.

General Rules


  • Only waste generated within the city of Irving is allowed.
  • Proof of residency, driver’s license and a current water bill (the names must match), is required upon entry.
  • Salvaging is not allowed.
  • Individuals are responsible for unloading their waste materials at the designated area. Individuals not unloading waste, especially children, should remain in their car. 
  • Vehicles immobilized or left unattended will be towed at the owner’s expense.

Items That Require Special Handling or Prohibited


  • Chemicals or flammable materials (i.e. gasoline, household cleaners, pool chemicals, etc.) or any waste that is considered hazardous, unidentifiable or questionable cannot be disposed of at the landfill. Dallas County residents should call the Home Chemical Collection Center at (214) 553-1765 for more information on how to properly dispose of household hazardous materials. Irving residents also can dispose of household hazardous waste during special collection days throughout the year.
  • Roofing materials are accepted from residents in vehicles, as described under the fees/charges section. Residents with roofing materials must have a roofing permit with the name and address matching their driver's license.
  • Household paint must be put in sealed containers, preferably original container, not larger than 5 gallons in size. No more than 5 gallons at any one time.

Items That Are Recycled and Must Be Separated From Other Waste


  • Used motor oil must be put in a container less than 1 gallon in size with a secure lid or cap. No more than 5 gallons at any one time.
  • Automotive tires must be from a passenger car or light truck, only. If you have more than 5 tires, a fee of $1 per tire, plus the tipping fee for the weight of the load ($40 per ton) will be assessed. No one address or individual will be allowed to dispose of more than 16 tires in any one month.
  • Lead acid automotive batteries should be from a passenger car or light truck, only. No more than three at any one time.
  • Appliances and metal materials are recycled at the landfill and must be separated from other waste. The vehicle fees stated above still apply.
 To contact the Solid Waste Services Department, call (972) 721-8059.