SOLID WASTE SERVICES
Solid Waste Services Department is responsible for the
collection of residential and commercial garbage, rubbish
and recyclable material within the City of Lufkin.
Solid Waste Services is part of the city’s Administrative
Services Department. The department’s offices are located at
500 Southpark Drive.
Household trash is collected on Monday and Tuesday, while
residential recycling is collected on Thursday and Friday,
depending on address.
Commercial garbage, recycling and roll-off services are also
Special Collection services are provided Monday through
Call Solid Waste Services to place a work order for the
collection of junk items, white goods, extra trash or limbs
and large yard waste. Please allow up to ten business days
for collection once the work order has been placed. You may
also use our online form on the sidebar.
Special Collection services are provided at no charge to
City of Lufkin customers.
Contact Solid Waste Services at (936) 633-0281 to place a
The City of Lufkin has a campaign to deter people and
businesses from littering.
Purple signs reading "Purple Pride Do Not Litter," will be
placed around Lufkin, warning people they can receive fines
up to $500 if they are caught littering.
"With all of the positive things happening in Lufkin, we
don't want to get bogged down with unsightly trash blowing
along our roadways and clogging up our drainage ditches,."
Deputy City Manager Keith Wright, who had the idea for the
campaign, said that "we have a real litter problem in the
community," and says he sees these signs, along with
substantial fines, as a way to keep the city of Lufkin
First Saturday in June is ‘Tire Day’ for
Tire Day 2011;
this past year’s event was a joint effort of City of
Lufkin Solid Waste Services & Regional Recycling Center,
Angelina Beautiful/Clean and STS Electronics. AB/C
volunteers and STS employees helped with the event.
Angelina County’s litter abatement officer also arranged
for the help of five inmates.
The event was held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Solid
Waste/Recycling facility, located at 500 Southpark
Tires, computers and televisions were collected on the
same day. The event was a big success, with many tons of
recyclable material collected. 800 total vehicles were
serviced at the event.
3950 CAR AND LIGHT TRUCK, SEMI TRUCK TIRES
70,000 POUNDS ELECTRONICS AND TELEVISIONS (522 COUNT)
115 CAR AND SMALL ENGINE BATTERIES