Transfer Station

Please note that beginning Oct. 1, 2023, rates for non-Cleburne residents and businesses outside of the Cleburne city limits will go from $65 per ton to $68.06 per ton. This increase is in response to increased service provider costs.

The Cleburne Transfer Station is the central hub for the City of Cleburne Sanitation Department.  The Transfer Station provides services to the City of Cleburne and its residents with trash collection, recycling, and trash drop off.

Transfer Station

Dumping Fees for Residents

  • City of Cleburne residents that provide a recently paid City of Cleburne utility bill (water/sewer/garbage), may dump for no charge. The free dumps will be limited in size to the amount hauled within a standard size vehicle. Trailers may be utilized by residents to transport materials. This does not apply to tires, construction debris, residential waste that is collected by commercial haulers and residents that are performing commercial operations.  
  • Please note that those who do not live within the incorporated city limits of Cleburne will pay the non-resident fees listed below.

Dumping Fees for Non-Residents

  • Standard size pickup loads are $20.
  • Large trucks and trailers are $65 per ton. (It will be $68.06 per ton beginning Oct. 1, 2023)

Dumping Fees for Tires

  • Passenger Tires are $3 each. 
  • Semi-Truck tires are $15 each. 
  • Tractor Tires are $40 each. 

Yard Trimmings

  • All yard trimmings (grass and leaves) are free to dump at the shredding site. 
  • Mulch can also be obtained for no charge on Fridays and Saturdays. 


  1. Acceptable Items
  2. Hours and Location

Items That Can Be Dumped

  • Regular trash items
  • Bulk items
  • Brush
  • Yard trimmings
  • Certain recyclables: Cardboard, glass, plastic (#1 & 2 plastics) and metal recyclables in the appropriate containers. (No Paper)
  • Cooking oil and used motor oil (five gallons per day) for recycling
  • Tires (for a fee - see above)

Items Not Allowed For Dumping

  • Acids
  • Air conditioners
  • Ammunition
  • Antifreeze
  • Asbestos
  • Batteries
  • Explosives
  • Fluorescent bulbs (Small quantities only)
  • Hazardous materials
  • Herbicides
  • Paint
  • Paint thinners
  • Pesticides
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Radioactive waste
  • Refrigerators
  • Solvents
  • Stains and varnishes
  • Paper in recyclables