Public Works

Felipe Garcia

Lisa Phillips

Administrative Assistant

(903) 731-8423

Palestine City Hall

504 N. Queen Street
Palestine, TX 75801

Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


The City of Palestine contracts with Waste Connections for weekly trash collection for residents and businesses within the city limits.


Trash Collection:







  • Recycling is easy and convenient through our single-stream system. 
  • Customers throw all recyclable products into one container where no separating is required.
  • Curbside recycling is on Wednesdays.

Brush/Yard Collection

  • Residential curbside brush collection pick up is on the second day of your trash collection
  • There is a limit of 15-bag or bundles of residential yard waste per week
  • Leaves and clippings are to be bagged in weatherproof, strong bags and tied securely
  • Limbs and brush must be bundled in 4-foot lengths and not to exceed 35 lbs.
  • Leaves/yard waste bags or bundles count toward the 20 bag limit

White Goods (Large Items)

  • Limited to one white goods (large items) per month, please contact Waste Connections to schedule a pickup at (903) 723-4670
  • Must be placed on the curb


  • Waste from building operations or remodeling projects, such as rocks, dirt, scrap, carpet, bricks, or roofing, will not be picked up. Illegal waste, combustible matter (such as gasoline, oils, paints, or chemicals), scrap iron, car motors and other heavy metals will not be removed by hauler.


  • Disposal of Hazardous Waste: TNRCC Control & Regulatory (903) 535-5100 Smith County.