City of Houston Solid Waste Management

City of Houston Solid Waste Management The Solid Waste Management Department provides solid waste services to Houston residents through the collection, disposal, and recycling of discarded material in a manner that is safe, efficient, environmentally sound and cost-effective.

The Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) is a department of the City of Houston. This site is intended to serve as a mechanism for communication between the public and the SWMD on the listed topics. Following or “friending” persons or organizations is not an endorsement by the City and is only intended as a means of communication. All content of this site and all comments submitted to this pag

The Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) is a department of the City of Houston. This site is intended to serve as a mechanism for communication between the public and the SWMD on the listed topics. Following or “friending” persons or organizations is not an endorsement by the City and is only intended as a means of communication. All content of this site and all comments submitted to this pag

Operating as usual

09/13/2021

The City of Houston urges residents to prepare for Tropical Storm #Nicholas as heavy rain is expected throughout the southeast Texas area.

🥫Have food & water for 5 days
🌧️Follow weather sources
⚠️Sign up for alerts: alerthouston.org

Learn more: https://houstonemergency.org/tropical-storm-nicholas-updates/

Recycling Operations: September 11, 2021 Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these rout...
09/12/2021

Recycling Operations: September 11, 2021

Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Recycling Operations: September 11, 2021

Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Tree Waste Update: September 11, 2021If your collection day is the 3rd week of September, place your debris at the curb.
09/11/2021

Tree Waste Update: September 11, 2021

If your collection day is the 3rd week of September, place your debris at the curb.

Tree Waste Update: September 11, 2021

If your collection day is the 3rd week of September, place your debris at the curb.

09/11/2021
Recycling Operations: September 10, 2021 Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these rout...
09/10/2021

Recycling Operations: September 10, 2021

Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Recycling Operations: September 10, 2021

Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Tree Waste Update: September 10, 2021If your collection day is the 3rd week of September, place your debris at the curb.
09/10/2021

Tree Waste Update: September 10, 2021

If your collection day is the 3rd week of September, place your debris at the curb.

Tree Waste Update: September 10, 2021

If your collection day is the 3rd week of September, place your debris at the curb.

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09/10/2021

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Now Hiring! Receive Up to $3000 incentive pay

Open Positions
-Sideloader Operator
-Senior Sideloader Operator
-Senior Refuse Truck Driver

For more information visit: http://bit.ly/2Q6uS1z

It has truly been a #ThankfulThursday because of the generous employees of the Solid Waste Management Department that co...
09/10/2021

It has truly been a #ThankfulThursday because of the generous employees of the Solid Waste Management Department that contributed to the donation drive-thru! Thank you for your contributions and generous hearts. This would not have been possible without you answering Mayor Turner’s request for donations. We are blessed to be a blessing. #SolidWaste #NeighborsHelpingNeighbors #HurricaneIda #Donation #DriveThru #SWMDGives

Recycling Operations: September 09, 2021 Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these rout...
09/09/2021

Recycling Operations: September 09, 2021

Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Recycling Operations: September 09, 2021

Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Recycling Operations: September 8, 2021Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes...
09/09/2021

Recycling Operations: September 8, 2021

Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Recycling Operations: September 8, 2021

Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Mayor Turner encourages the community to join us this Thursday, from 7am-1pm, for the #HouPaysItForward Food & Supply Dr...
09/08/2021

Mayor Turner encourages the community to join us this Thursday, from 7am-1pm, for the #HouPaysItForward Food & Supply Drive taking place at City Hall (500 Block of McKinney). #Help support families affected by #HurricanIda #Donation #Dropoff

This Thursday, September 9th, we will be hosting our #HoustonPaysItForward Food & Supply Drive. Houstonians can stop by anytime between 7am-1pm to drop off donations. All collected items will go to support families devastatingly impacted by #hurricanida. Let's help our #lousiananeighbors!

Essential needs include: Non-perishable foods, Diapers, Water, Hygiene Kits, Roofing Supplies, and Cleaning Supplies.

Any donation will be greatly appreciated!

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09/08/2021

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The Solid Waste Management is NOW HIRING Truck Drivers! Click here for more information: https://bit.ly/3BveqOV

#ApplyNow #HoustonHiring #CDL #PublicService #Community

09/07/2021

Ever wonder if something is recyclable? Or where to drop-off items between collection days? Download our new HTX Collects mobile app today by searching for “Houston Trash and Recycling” in the app store, and use the built in Waste Wizard to find the answers to your questions. The Waste Wizard will tell you how to properly dispose of an item, provide the drop-off location closest to you and any special instructions needed. https://bit.ly/3jOfoyi

Recycling Operations: September 07, 2021Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these route...
09/07/2021

Recycling Operations: September 07, 2021

Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Recycling Operations: September 07, 2021

Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

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09/07/2021

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CDL Drivers Wanted! If you're interested in providing solid waste services to the citizens of Houston this is the position for you.

Receive up to $3000 incentive pay, medical, dental and vision benefits.

Apply today💻:http://bit.ly/2Q6uS1z

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09/07/2021

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Job Alert‼️ The Solid Waste Department is looking to hire CDL Drivers🚚. If you're interested in jumpstarting your career with the City of Houston visit our career page to learn more. http://bit.ly/2Q6uS1z

Tree Waste Update: September 6, 2021If your collection day is the 2nd week of September, place your debris at the curb.
09/06/2021

Tree Waste Update: September 6, 2021
If your collection day is the 2nd week of September, place your debris at the curb.

Tree Waste Update: September 6, 2021
If your collection day is the 2nd week of September, place your debris at the curb.

09/04/2021

Challenge your recycling knowledge in our new “Chase the Waste” game! Download our new app HTX Collects or visit our website HoustonRecycles.org to play and see if you’ve got what it takes to be a certified Recycling Ranger. https://bit.ly/3jOfoyi

Recycling Operations: September 03, 2021Recycling services are delayed for B-Week. We're working to complete these route...
09/03/2021

Recycling Operations: September 03, 2021
Recycling services are delayed for B-Week. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Recycling Operations: September 03, 2021
Recycling services are delayed for B-Week. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

There will be NO COLLECTION SERVICES Monday, Sep. 6th. All SWMD facilities including the Neighborhood Depositories, West...
09/03/2021

There will be NO COLLECTION SERVICES Monday, Sep. 6th. All SWMD facilities including the Neighborhood Depositories, Westpark Recycling Center and Reuse Warehouse will be closed.
https://bit.ly/2WSTOkK

There will be NO COLLECTION SERVICES Monday, Sep. 6th. All SWMD facilities including the Neighborhood Depositories, Westpark Recycling Center and Reuse Warehouse will be closed.
https://bit.ly/2WSTOkK

Tree Waste Update: September 3, 2021If your collection day is the 2nd week of September, place your debris at the curb n...
09/03/2021

Tree Waste Update: September 3, 2021
If your collection day is the 2nd week of September, place your debris at the curb no earlier than September 4, 2021.

Tree Waste Update: September 3, 2021
If your collection day is the 2nd week of September, place your debris at the curb no earlier than September 4, 2021.

09/03/2021

Did you know that helium tanks should NOT be disposed of in your curbside recycling container? Every week, we pick up hundreds of helium tanks from our FCC recycling facility that have been disposed of incorrectly.
For more information on how to properly dispose of disposable helium tanks, please visit: https://bit.ly/2RxkZid
#KnowWhereToThrow #RecyleRight #ThanksbutNOTanks

Recycling Operations: September 2, 2021Recycling services are delayed for B-Week. We're working to complete these routes...
09/02/2021

Recycling Operations: September 2, 2021
Recycling services are delayed for B-Week. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Recycling Operations: September 2, 2021
Recycling services are delayed for B-Week. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

🚨LOOKING FOR A JOB??🚨W E  A R E  H I R I N G‼️ CLASS A or CLASS B CDL Drivers are highly needed!Click the link and apply...
09/02/2021

🚨LOOKING FOR A JOB??🚨

W E A R E H I R I N G‼️

CLASS A or CLASS B CDL Drivers are highly needed!

Click the link and apply today‼️
https://bit.ly/3BveqOV

🚨LOOKING FOR A JOB??🚨

W E A R E H I R I N G‼️

CLASS A or CLASS B CDL Drivers are highly needed!

Click the link and apply today‼️
https://bit.ly/3BveqOV

CDL DRIVERS NEEDED -- APPLY TODAY!
09/01/2021

CDL DRIVERS NEEDED -- APPLY TODAY!

Solid Waste Management Department is looking for CDL drivers. Minimum of six (6) months driving experience. Visit www.governmentjobs.com/careers/houston and create an account.

SEPTEMBER marks the START of Tree Waste Collection month. If your collection day is the 1st week of September, place you...
09/01/2021

SEPTEMBER marks the START of Tree Waste Collection month. If your collection day is the 1st week of September, place your debris at the curb.

SEPTEMBER marks the START of Tree Waste Collection month. If your collection day is the 1st week of September, place your debris at the curb.

Recycling Operations: August 31, 2021Recycling services are delayed for B-Week. We're working to complete these routes. ...
08/31/2021

Recycling Operations: August 31, 2021
Recycling services are delayed for B-Week. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Recycling Operations: August 31, 2021
Recycling services are delayed for B-Week. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

08/31/2021
HTX Collects Collection Schedules

Need a helpful collection day reminder? Or looking for a way to remember your recycling day? Download the new Solid Waste service app; HTX Collects via iOS app and/or Google Play store today!

HTX Collects offers:
o Personalized Collection Calendar
o Collection calendar add options (iCal, Google or Outlook)
o Notification options (mobile, email or phone call)
https://bit.ly/3jOfoyi

YES, WE ARE HIRING! Apply here: https://bit.ly/3BveqOV#ApplyNow #HoustonHiring #CDL #PublicService #Community
08/31/2021
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YES, WE ARE HIRING!

Apply here: https://bit.ly/3BveqOV

#ApplyNow #HoustonHiring #CDL #PublicService #Community

The City of Houston can’t function without great employees. We’re always on the lookout for talented, caring people to join us.  Employment with City of Houston represents more than just a job. A career in public service is an opportunity to serve fellow citizens across our city. Professions in...

Recycling Operations: August 30, 2021Recycling services are delayed for B-Week. We're working to complete these routes. ...
08/30/2021

Recycling Operations: August 30, 2021
Recycling services are delayed for B-Week. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Recycling Operations: August 30, 2021
Recycling services are delayed for B-Week. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

As a professional truck driver with the City of Houston, you will provide solid waste services to the citizens of Housto...
08/30/2021

As a professional truck driver with the City of Houston, you will provide solid waste services to the citizens of Houston through the collection, disposal, recycling of discarded material. We rely on you to keep the city clean and green.

Requirements:
Class A or Class B CDL
6 months driving experience
$3,000 Signing Incentive Pay

To learn more visit: https://bit.ly/3yenxBs

As a professional truck driver with the City of Houston, you will provide solid waste services to the citizens of Houston through the collection, disposal, recycling of discarded material. We rely on you to keep the city clean and green.

Requirements:
Class A or Class B CDL
6 months driving experience
$3,000 Signing Incentive Pay

To learn more visit: https://bit.ly/3yenxBs

SEPTEMBER marks the START of Tree Waste Collection month. If your collection day is the 1st week of September, place you...
08/29/2021

SEPTEMBER marks the START of Tree Waste Collection month. If your collection day is the 1st week of September, place your debris at the curb.

SEPTEMBER marks the START of Tree Waste Collection month. If your collection day is the 1st week of September, place your debris at the curb.

Recycling Operations: August 28, 2021Recycling services are delayed for A-Week. We're working to complete these routes. ...
08/28/2021

Recycling Operations: August 28, 2021
Recycling services are delayed for A-Week. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Recycling Operations: August 28, 2021
Recycling services are delayed for A-Week. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Recycling Operations: August 27, 2021Recycling services are delayed for A-Week. We're working to complete these routes. ...
08/27/2021

Recycling Operations: August 27, 2021
Recycling services are delayed for A-Week. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Recycling Operations: August 27, 2021
Recycling services are delayed for A-Week. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

SEPTEMBER marks the START of Tree Waste Collection month. If your collection day is the 1st week of September, place you...
08/27/2021

SEPTEMBER marks the START of Tree Waste Collection month. If your collection day is the 1st week of September, place your debris at the curb no earlier than August 28, 2021.

SEPTEMBER marks the START of Tree Waste Collection month. If your collection day is the 1st week of September, place your debris at the curb no earlier than August 28, 2021.

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