Landfill

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT 7/26/2021

The City of Big Spring is proud to announce the grand opening of the new BIG SANDY LANDFILL on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. The City landfill on East FM 700 will close effective Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at 5:00 PM. This closure is permanent.

All waste from the public and commercial companies should be taken to the Big Sandy Landfill effective July 28, 2021. Cash and credit card transactions will be accepted. The Big Sandy Landfill is located at 3601 Old Colorado City Highway and will be open Monday through Saturday, 8 AM to 5 PM; closed on Sundays.

We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate everyone’s patience as we transition operations to the Big Sandy Landfill. If you have questions or need additional information, please call the Public Works Office at 432-264-2501.

Map to Big Sandy Landfill

About the Landfill

The landfill must comply with all reporting requirements of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC). The landfill permit specifies how the City must safely store, process and dispose of waste materials. All waste must be disposed of in accordance with the rules and orders of the TCEQ (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality) and the laws of the State of Texas. Nothing in the permit exempts the City from compliance with any applicable environmental rules, regulations, or laws.

Wood Chips Available


The City of Big Spring Landfill has wood chips available for free to the community. These wood chips can be used for mulching around trees and flowerbeds and are ideal for padding children's play areas. Wood chips are available at the Landfill during normal hours of operation.
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