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If you work for a construction company, home builder, contractor, waste or junk removal company, or you are a do-it-yourselfer, then the Gainsborough Waste Transfer Station is fully equipped to handle your construction waste needs! We offer two convenient locations in Houston to take your construction debris.

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Why Use Our Transfer Station?

At Gainsborough Waste our transfer station stands above the competition. A few perks that you will want to take advantage of are:

  • No lines. That's right - we know that drivers are used to waiting up to 30 minutes in line to dump their load, which only equals a loss of precious work time. We understand that your time is money, and at Gainsborough Waste we will help get you back out on the road as quickly as possible!
  • It is a 100% concrete surface. You won't find a lot of dirt or mud here, so say goodbye to dirty trucks and dirty boots from dumping your construction waste.
  • Easy payment process. We accept all major credit cards. When you partner that with no lines, you will get in and out quickly!
  • Convenient locations.
  • We are approved by the TCEQ as a Type V Disposal Site site for C&D dry waste (no food waste). We sort the following construction materials on-site:
    • Scrap Metal
    • Wood
    • Cardboard (OCC)
    • Concrete
  • All clean wood is transferred to a mulch facility for recycling. The remaining material is taken to a Type IV landfill. Our efficient and repeatable process ensures that, on average, only 25 percent of the material ends up in a landfill.
  • We also offer a Truck Scale! That’s right - you don’t have to go through multiple locations anymore to weigh your load when dropping it off! With this onsite scale, you can weigh your load being dropped off, pull the truck forward, dump it, and then reweigh to get the final bill.
    • This onsite truck scale can also be used by general public trucks for a $10 fee.
  • We are proud of our status as an approved transfer station because of our company’s commitment to sustainability.

How It Works

We offer a convenient process to handle construction debris.

  1. Bring your construction debris in the pickup bed of your truck or in a trailer (12’, 14’, or 16’ trailers).
  2. Provide payment for the removal of the construction debris.
  3. Gainsborough Waste staff does not unload for you.
  4. We sort the construction debris when you return to your project or job.

Important Information

Schedule delivery of your construction waste at one of our locations. Hard hats and safety vests are REQUIRED. We look forward to serving your needs.

T.C. Jester and I-10

5200 Egbert St., Houston, TX 77007
(713) 785-8050

Main Office off I-10 and Highway 90

950 McCarty St., Houston, TX 77029
(713) 785-8050

Disposal Fees

15 yard: $203 per load
20 yard: $270 per load
30 yard: $405 per load
40 yard: $540 per load

$14.50 per cubic yard (if unloading assistance is needed)

Pick-up Bed: $85
12’ Trailer: $162
14’ Trailer: $189
16’ Trailer: $216

Disposal Fees for Shingles & Other Roofing Materials

15 yard: $270 per load
20 yard: $360 per load
30 yard: $540 per load
40 yard: $720 per load

$18.00 per cubic yard (if unloading assistance is needed)

Pick-up Bed: $108
12’ Trailer: $216
14’ Trailer: $252
16’ Trailer: $288

**Additionally, we work with third-party haulers for a tipping fee. Our transfer station charges for the capacity of your truck, trailer, or roll-off container.

For payment, we take Zelle and credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express). Call us if you have any questions!

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How many transfer stations does Gainsborough Waste have in Houston?
    • We have 2 Type V C and D Transfer Stations in Houston.
  • Where are the transfer stations located?
    • One site is located at 5200 Egbert Street, which is just North of I-10, and west of Downtown Houston in Midtown. The second site is located at 950 McCarty Street, which is very close to the Port of Houston and Anheuser-Busch Brewery at the intersection of I-10 and HWY 90.
  • What type of waste materials are allowed to be dumped at these sites?
    • These sites take dry construction and demolition waste from job sites. Mostly lumber, concrete brick, sheetrock, cardboard and scrap metal.
  • Do some of these material get recycled?
    • Yes – we recycle approximately 60% of all of the waste materials that come to our site. We sell those commodities to local MRF’s and recycle sites.
  • What type of waste is not allowed at these sites?
    • We do not accept tires, paint, food waste, or any type of wet waste. Also all chemicals and hazardous materials are not allowed.
  • Are these sites open to the public?
    • Yes, the public is allowed to use both sites. We will accept pick-up trucks, or trailers all the way up to a 40 cubic yard roll-off container.
  • What are the operating hours of these sites?
    • Monday - Friday: 7:30am to 5:00pm
    • Saturday: 7:30am to 12:00pm
    • Sunday: Closed
  • Why would a third-party hauler want to use your disposal sites?
    • Both sites are easy access in and out. There are not any long lines that may occur at a MSW landfills. In addition our sites are 100% paved concrete. There is no mud and dirt and the drivers can get in and out of our site in 7 to 10 minutes 6 days per week. The price they pay at the gate is a tremendous value compared to an MSW Landfill.
  • How many internal and external trucks visit your sites each day?
    • We have 100–130 Gainsborough roll-off trucks that dump at our sites everyday. In addition there are 25-40 3rd party trucks and trailers that use our site.
  • Do you plan to open more transfer stations in the future?
    • Yes we do. We have identified several locations that could certainly benefit from nearby transfer stations and cut down on the windshield time to dispose of the waste.
  • What is the cost to open a transfer station?
    • There are many variables to start a new site, and each site will be different. However, the cost of the land is the biggest variable. Once the land has been secured you could estimate $1M for concrete and $1M for equipment. In addition there are also costs associated with the permitting process.
  • What is the regulatory agency in Texas that reviews and approves the disposal sites?
    • In Texas – the TCEQ (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality) controls all disposal sites for landfills and transfer stations. In addition there are also permits that need to be secured from the city and county to open the site.
  • How long does it take to get final approval and start to build the site?
    • The approval process has many variables and can take from 24–48 months to secure the final approval. Site construction can be completed in 6-12 months depending on construction plans.

View Our Disposal Site in Action

We have plenty of space and equipment to handle your construction waste. Just bring it to us and we’ll do the rest.