The City of Killeen, Texas has announced a temporary end to it's bulk trash pickup. There are other options to consider.
Killeen Bulk Pick-Up
According to a City of Killeen press release, bulk trash service will be on hiatus until at least the end of the fiscal year, September 30, 2022. That means items like yard clippings and any unwanted furniture and such will no longer be picked up by the City of Killeen.
The move comes following a recent pay increase to keep Solid Waste employees on the job. There has been an usual amount of turnover in that department and Killeen City Council addressed the issue with a pay raise.
Killeen Transfer Station
There are options for those needing bulk trash service. Residents can drop off up to 300 pounds at the city's transfer station located at 12200 State Highway 195. That service is free and you can use the transfer station once per month. There will be a charge for return visits within a month and for anything over the 300 pound limit.
Additional Trash Containers
You can also get additional trash containers free, but you will need to pay the extra monthly charge.
Here's the cost of those containers:
32G: $16.25 a month
64G: $17.63 a month
96G: $19.78 a month
There are also special collection events scheduled for residents of Bell County and you can see the schedule HERE.
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