Do-It-Yourself Disposal

If you live in Allen, you can use “do-it-yourself” trash disposal at various North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) facilities. Residents may dispose of up to two loads of household trash per month at the facilities listed below, as well as up to two loads of yard waste per month at the Texas Pure Products Wood Grinding Facility.

Remember to bring your current City of Allen water utility bill and Texas driver's license; addresses must match. Visit NTMWD.com/facilities for more information.

Service guidelines

  • All loads must be covered (tarped or tied down) according to State law.
  • Permitted items (up to 8 feet in any dimension) include household garbage, packing material, home and lawn furniture, mattresses and box springs, grills (no propane tanks), lawn mowers (oil and gas removed) and appliances.
  • Loads must arrive in a car, pickup truck or flat-bed rental truck available at home improvement stores. No commercial loads, stake bed trucks or box trucks permitted.
  • See the complete How-To Guide for DIY drop off at NTMWD facilities.
  • Download the complete NTMWD Acceptable Waste Policy

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NTMWD Disposal Facilities

Before planning a trip, consult the facility list below or visit NTMWD.com/facilities. All disposal facilities closed Sundays and major holidays.

For commercial waste: NTMWD only accepts credit/debit cards or the customer must have an existing Commercial Solid Waste (CSW) account. A CSW account requires a minimum $500 monthly charge. The transfer stations do not accept cash or checks. To set up an account or inquire about terms and conditions, please visit the contact page. Commercial disposal cost is $58 per ton, with a one-ton minimum charge (plus sales tax).

Residential vouchers are not applied to commercial loads. All commercial trucks will be charged the commercial fee, even if presenting a residential water bill.

Custer Road Transfer Station

9901 Custer Road, Plano, TX
Hours: Mon-Sat 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
972.727.6341

Special items accepted at this facility
Used oil filters
Used motor oil (up to five gallons per visit)
Passenger tires (up to four tires per visit)
Limited quantity construction and demolition materials: fence panels, soil, brick and concrete (resident will incur disposal fee)*

All appliances take to this facility are landfilled. Appliances with Freon are not accepted.

*Residents may dispose of these wastes as part of the free residential waste drop-off, provided these wastes make up 10% or less of the total amount by volume being disposed. The entire load will be rejected if unacceptable wastes comprise more than 10% of the load. Residents may then pay for disposal at NTMWD's 121 Regional Disposal Facility.

Texas Pure Products Wood Grinding Facility

9901 Custer Road, Plano, TX
Hours: Mon-Sat 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
214.495.7389

Special items accepted at this facility
Yard trimmings and tree limbs
Lumber (untreated, unstained, unpainted; no nails or metal brackets)
Bagged leaves and grass clippings in paper bags
Pallets (clean, unstained)
Cardboard

Commercial loads will be charged a commercial fee. Compost can be purchased and delivered from TexasPureProducts.com.

121 Regional Disposal Facility

3820 Sam Rayburn Highway, Melissa, TX
Hours: Mon-Fri 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
469.626.4452

Special items accepted at this facility
Used oil filters
Used motor oil (up to five gallons per visit)
Passenger tires (up to four tires per visit)
Construction and demolition materials (resident will incur disposal fee)

Brick, rock, gravel, concrete, dirt, sod, carpet and fence panels must be taken to this facility and will incur a disposal fee to be paid by resident. No uncovered/unsecured loads accepted.

Parkway Transfer Station

4030 W. Plano Parkway, Plano, TX
Hours: Mon-Sat 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
972.596.8709

Special items accepted at this facility
Used oil filters
Used motor oil (up to five gallons per visit)
Passenger tires (up to four times per visit)
Household appliances**
Appliances with Freon
Water heaters
Grills (no propane tanks)**
Lawn mowers (oil and gas removed)**

**These items may be recycled

Styrofoam recycling

Styrofoam is not accepted at CWD recycling facilities; however, residents may take advantage of local options for recycling Styrofoam products.

  • Frisco Environmental Collection Center: The Frisco Environmental Collection Center (6616 Walnut Street, Frisco) is open to all, including non-Frisco residents and commercial entities. No I.D. or proof of residency is required. Cardboard also accepted at this location. See list of accepted and not accepted materials on the City of Frisco website.