Public Works Dept.
Public Works Department - Sanitation Landfill
This division of the Public Works Department is responsible for the operation of the solid waste disposal system and recycling center. All refuse generated in the city and surrounding communities are disposed of at the facility in compliance with the rules and regulations of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. All refuse is delivered to the Harlingen Transfer Station where it is loaded into large aluminum transfer trailers and transported to the City of Edinburg Landfill.
City of Harlingen Transfer Station (Landfill) 3900 E. Harrison
Harlingen, Texas  78550
(956) 423-4302 Hours of Operation: 
Mon - Fri -  7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sat. 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Transfer Station (Landfill) is not open to the public during holidays.

Will be closed on December 24th and 25th for the Christmas Holidays.
Mission Statement
To operate the Transfer Station in compliance with rules and regulations established by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and monitor the post closure care of the landfill. Objectives
  • Maintain area from Loop 499 to Industrial Park clear of debris and upkeep landscaped areas at the landfill and Transfer Station
  • Comply with all rules and guidelines established by the State
  • Monitor leachate collection system, and monitoring wells
  • Operate Transfer Station in compliance with the rules and regulations established by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
  • Implement long-range brush disposal plan.
  • Initiate action after review of landfill sitting study.
Ordinance No. 06-51 - Brush/Yard Waste Collection Services and Charges
For Brush Collection/Special Pickup Fees Ordinance No. 50 - Solid Waste, Sanitary Transfer Station Charges
For Tipping/Disposal Fees
Transfer Station
4902 E. Harrison
Harlingen, Texas  78550
(956) 364-2851

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