City of Fort Stockton Sanitation & Recycling Department

The Sanitation Department at the City of Fort Stockton plays a crucial role in maintaining public health and cleanliness within the city. The department is responsible for managing waste collection, recycling programs, and ensuring compliance with environmental regulations.

Waste Collection: The Sanitation Department oversees the collection of residential and commercial waste within the city limits. This includes regular trash pickup, bulk item collection, and special waste disposal services.

Recycling Programs: Promoting recycling and waste reduction is a key focus of the department. They work to educate residents on proper recycling practices and provide recycling bins for households and businesses.

Environmental Compliance: The department ensures that all waste management activities adhere to local, state, and federal environmental regulations. This includes proper handling and disposal of hazardous materials.

Public Health: By effectively managing waste collection and disposal, the Sanitation Department helps prevent the spread of diseases and maintains a clean environment for residents.

Community Outreach: Engaging with the community through educational programs and outreach initiatives is an essential part of the department’s work to promote sustainable waste management practices.

In recent years, the City of Fort Stockton has invested in technological advancements to improve sanitation services. This includes GPS tracking systems for waste collection vehicles, automated scheduling software for pickups, and online platforms for residents to request special waste pickups or report issues.

Looking ahead, the Sanitation Department aims to implement more sustainable practices such as expanding recycling programs, exploring alternative energy sources for waste management, and enhancing public awareness campaigns on waste reduction.

Overall, the Sanitation Department at the City of Fort Stockton plays a vital role in maintaining cleanliness, promoting public health, and ensuring environmental sustainability within the community.

Order your recycling cart now! To find your days of service for Recycling call 432-336-8525

Recycling Center
As the newest feature of the city’s recycling program, you can now drop-off plastic containers with the recycling symbol for numbers 1-7, bottles and jars of any color, aluminum, tin, and steel containers, office paper, window envelopes, magazines, phone books, catalogues, paperback books, and brown paper bags in the appropriately marked containers.  All like recyclable materials (all plastic types together, all paper types together, all cardboard types together) can be placed in the container in the same “single stream” style. In addition to the new and more user-friendly containers.  All locations will remain available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All metals are to be recycled at the city landfill.  Please visit our new and improved drop-off site today. It’s convenient for you and good for our environment.

Used motor oil must be recycled at the City Yard Maintenance Shop.  No more than 5 gallons at any one time.

For more information on the City of Fort Stockton drop-off recycling program or if your facility would be interested in sponsoring a site, please contact us at (432) 336-8525.




City Yard 601 W. Railroad Ave. 79735
City Landfill 256 Moody Rd 79735






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