Sanitation Department
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Sal Muniz
Sanitation Superintendent

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 220
Ennis, TX 75120

Physical Address
500 Lake Bardwell Drive
Ennis, TX 75119

Ph: (972) 875-1234 ext.2248
Fx: (972) 875-6107




Refuse and Collection

Refuse Collection Frequency

Refuse is collected twice weekly, on either a Monday and Thursday or a Tuesday and Friday schedule depending upon the area in which you reside. Please call 972.875.1234 ext. 2248 to inquire as to your collection days.

Refuse Containers

All refuse must be bagged and deposited into covered, lightweight containers not to exceed 32-gallon capacity. Each resident is allowed a maximum of two (2) containers to be collected on a single refuse collection day.

Collection Locations

Refuse containers are required to be out by 7:00 a.m. on the day of your collection. Refuse containers are to be placed in front of the address by the curb. Sanitation personnel is not permitted to enter homes, garages, porches or any enclosed structure to empty containers.

Special Collections

A special curbside refuse pickup may be scheduled to handle large, bulky items such as furniture and other assorted items. Appliances are included as part of a special pickup.  There is a minimum fee of $24.00 plus tax for this service, which includes the first three cubic yards. Each additional two cubic yards is $48.00 plus tax. Collections must be scheduled at least one business day in advance of the normal refuse collection day. Special collection refuse material must be placed on the curbside and out by 7:00 a.m. on the scheduled collection day. Please call 972.875.1234.

Recycling items can be dropped off at the City's Recycling Bin, which is available for City of Ennis residents only, located at 500 Lake Bardwell Drive between the hours of 7:30 am - 4:30 pm.  

City of Ennis - 2020 Holidays

City offices will be closed on the following dates: 

New Year's Day - Wednesday, January 1

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Monday, January 20

Presidents Day - Monday, February 17

Good Friday - Friday, April 10

Memorial Day - Monday, May 25

Independence Day - Friday, July 3

Labor Day - Monday, September 7

Veteran's Day - Monday, November 11

Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 26

Day After Thanksgiving - Friday, November 27

Christmas Eve -  Thursday, December 24

Christmas Day -  Friday, December 25

2021 New Year's Day - Friday, December 31

City offices may be closed for additional holidays.  For a complete list of holidays and the accompanying collections schedules, contact us at (972) 875-1234 ext. 2248.

Free Landfill Disposal Day

Each resident is allowed 2 free refuse disposal days per month (1st & 3rd Saturday every month)  at the Ellis County Disposal (Republic Waste Services) landfill.


Residents are limited to 1 pickup bed (3 yards). Anything over will be charged full price ranging from $77.95 and up.

Proof of Residency

Each resident must present at the gate, proof of residency (Drivers License or State ID) with a current water bill. The landfill site is located at:

5703 N IH-45
Ennis, TX 

Accepted Items

Type of waste is limited to:


  • Household items

  • Branches, Limbs

Unacceptable Items

We will not accept:


  • A/C units

  • Containers holding liquid

  • Tires

  • Refrigerators

  • Hazardous waste material

Times of Operations

Normal operations Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday hours 7:00 am - 11: 00 am



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