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D-I-Y Options for Residential Trash
The City of Allen offers “do it yourself” trash disposal for Allen residents to dump two loads per month of residential trash and debris at the Custer Road Transfer Station, which is operated by the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD). This trash disposal option may not be passed on to, or used by, commercial businesses or contractors for the resident's convenience.

Custer Road Transfer Station
9901 Custer Road (southwest corner of Ridgeview and Custer Rd.), Plano, TX 75025
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Phone: 972.727.6341

Hours of Operation
Monday - Saturday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Sundays and major holidays

Service Guidelines 
  • ID required: Current City of Allen utility bill and Texas driver's license; addresses must match.      
  • All loads must be covered (tarped or tied down) according to State law.
  • NTMWD Transfer Stations accept two visits per month for trash disposal, and two visits for yard trimmings disposal, per each residential household.
  • Residential household loads must arrive in a passenger vehicle, pick-up truck or trailer of any size, as long as the trailer is towed behind a passenger vehicle or pick-up truck. Flat-bed rental trucks are acceptable while stake bed and box trucks are not acceptable (see pictures below).
  • This service is not intended to provide a method for residents to dispose of large volumes of wastes generated by home improvement or replacement projects. Contractors may not dispose of residents’ home improvement waste at this location. Please dispose of all home improvement waste at the 121 Regional Disposal Facility (address below).
  • All landscape and/or yard trimming loads delivered in commercial or contractor vehicles and/or trailers (business name is included on either or both the truck/trailer) are charged the associated per yard tipping fee. Landscape and/or yard trimmings loads delivered in a perceived commercial or contractor vehicle and/or trailer (business name is not included on truck/trailer but either is designed or equipped with related landscape equipment) will be charged the associated per yard tipping fee. Fee schedules can be found on our yard trimmings disposal website.
  • This facility and disposal option is not intended for what would amount to commercial or business use by Allen residents. If the volume of material dumped equates to or exceeds 15 cubic yards per month for two consecutive months, it will be determined and communicated to the vehicle owner that all future volumes will be charged the associated tipping fee.

Acceptable trucks

Acceptable Residential Items
Waste
Wastes generated within the residential property that are up to 6 feet for any given dimension. Examples of acceptable waste include:
  • Bicycles
  • Food waste
  • Furniture
  • Grills (no propane tanks)
  • Lawn furniture
  • Lawn mowers (gasoline and oil removed)
  • Packaging material
  • Rolled rugs & carpet or carpet pads
  • Stained/painted wood or fence panels
  • Tile
Recycling
The following materials may be dropped-off by residents to be recycled:
  • Brush, bagged leaves, grass clippings
  • Used oil (maximum of five gallons per visit)
  • Used oil filters
  • Whole passenger vehicle tires (maximum of 4 per visit)

The NTMWD Custer Road Transfer Station does not accept appliances. Residents may take appliances, including those containing Freon® or other refrigerant, without cost, to either the NTMWD Parkway Transfer Station or NTMWD Lookout Transfer Station. Remember to bring your current City of Allen water utility bill and Texas driver's license; addresses must match. Visit the North Texas Municipal Water District website for more information.

Lookout Transfer Station
1601 E Lookout Drive
Richardson, TX 75081
972.234.3247

Parkway Transfer Station
4030 W. Plano Parkway (just west of Coit Road)
Plano, TX  75093
972.596.8709

Construction & Remodeling Waste
121 Regional Disposal Facility
3820 Sam Rayburn Tollway, Melissa, TX 75454
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Phone: 972.295.6380

Hours of Operation
Monday -Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Closed Sundays and major holidays
List of all acceptable items that may be delivered to this facility

*Construction and remodeling materials, including sheet rock, brick, rock, gravel, concrete, carpet and fence panels in any dimension, dirt, sod and soil must be transported to the 121 Regional Disposal Facility and may incur a disposal fee to be paid by the resident. All loads must be covered (tarped or tied down) according to State law.

For commercial only: Prior to disposing waste at the Landfill, you must have an account with the NTMWD Finance Department. To set up an account, or inquire about terms and conditions, please call NTMWD at 972.442.540

Trash and Recycling Guidelines
Make sure to keep your Annual Trash and Recycling Guidelines that you receive - it's full of great year-round