Keeping Lufkin Clean
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
You may send an online request to Solid Waste Services
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
Special Collection services are provided at no charge to
City of Lufkin customers.
Fill out an
online work order to have your items picked up. If you
have problems with the forms you may call Solid Waste at
"Purple Pride Do Not Litter"
The City of Lufkin has a campaign to deter people and
businesses from littering.
Purple signs are
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,."
City Manager Keith Wright, who had the idea for the
campaign which began in 2009, 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