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

Monday, January 17th will be a normal collection day. No Interruption in collection services. https://bit.ly/3EUXTow
01/16/2022

Monday, January 17th will be a normal collection day. No Interruption in collection services. https://bit.ly/3EUXTow

Monday, January 17th will be a normal collection day. No Interruption in collection services. https://bit.ly/3EUXTow

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 15, 2022Those who receive 3rd Week Tree Waste collections, should place your debris at the cu...
01/15/2022

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 15, 2022
Those who receive 3rd Week Tree Waste collections, should place your debris at the curb.

Operaciones de recolección de árboles: 15 de enero de 2022
Aquellos que reciben recolecciones de árboles de la 3ª semana, deben colocar sus despojos en la acera.

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 15, 2022
Those who receive 3rd Week Tree Waste collections, should place your debris at the curb.

Operaciones de recolección de árboles: 15 de enero de 2022
Aquellos que reciben recolecciones de árboles de la 3ª semana, deben colocar sus despojos en la acera.

Recycling Operations: Jan 14, 2022Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Ple...
01/15/2022

Recycling Operations: Jan 14, 2022
Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Actualizaciones de Operaciones de Reciclaje: 14 de enero de 2022
Los servicios de reciclaje esta atrasados para la Semana-A. Estamos trabajando para completar estas rutas. Por favor, deje su contenedor en la acera.

Recycling Operations: Jan 14, 2022
Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Actualizaciones de Operaciones de Reciclaje: 14 de enero de 2022
Los servicios de reciclaje esta atrasados para la Semana-A. Estamos trabajando para completar estas rutas. Por favor, deje su contenedor en la acera.

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 14, 2022Crews are working to complete 2nd week Tree Waste routes. Those who receive 3rd Week ...
01/14/2022

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 14, 2022
Crews are working to complete 2nd week Tree Waste routes. Those who receive 3rd Week Tree Waste collections, should place your debris at the curb.

Operaciones de recolección de árboles: 14 de enero de 2022
Nuestros equipos están trabajando para completar las rutas de recolección de árboles de 2ª semana. Aquellos que reciben recolecciones de árboles de la 3ª semana, deben colocar sus despojos en la acera.

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 14, 2022
Crews are working to complete 2nd week Tree Waste routes. Those who receive 3rd Week Tree Waste collections, should place your debris at the curb.

Operaciones de recolección de árboles: 14 de enero de 2022
Nuestros equipos están trabajando para completar las rutas de recolección de árboles de 2ª semana. Aquellos que reciben recolecciones de árboles de la 3ª semana, deben colocar sus despojos en la acera.

Recycling Operations: Jan 13, 2022Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Ple...
01/14/2022

Recycling Operations: Jan 13, 2022
Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Actualizaciones de Operaciones de Reciclaje: 13 de enero de 2022
Los servicios de reciclaje esta atrasados para la Semana-A. Estamos trabajando para completar estas rutas. Por favor, deje su contenedor en la acera.

Recycling Operations: Jan 13, 2022
Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Actualizaciones de Operaciones de Reciclaje: 13 de enero de 2022
Los servicios de reciclaje esta atrasados para la Semana-A. Estamos trabajando para completar estas rutas. Por favor, deje su contenedor en la acera.

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 13, 2022Crews are working to complete 2nd week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at...
01/13/2022

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 13, 2022
Crews are working to complete 2nd week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at the curb.

Operaciones de residuos de árboles: 13 de enero de 2022
Nuestros equipos están trabajando para completar las rutas de 2ª semana de recolección de árboles. Por favor, deje sus despojos en la acera.

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 13, 2022
Crews are working to complete 2nd week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at the curb.

Operaciones de residuos de árboles: 13 de enero de 2022
Nuestros equipos están trabajando para completar las rutas de 2ª semana de recolección de árboles. Por favor, deje sus despojos en la acera.

There will be NO INTERRUPTION IN COLLECTION SERVICE on Monday, January 17, 2022 in observation of Martin Luther King, Jr...
01/12/2022

There will be NO INTERRUPTION IN COLLECTION SERVICE on Monday, January 17, 2022 in observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. day. All garbage, tree waste and recycling will be on their regular schedule. All drop-off facilities and administrative offices will be closed. https://bit.ly/3EUXTow

There will be NO INTERRUPTION IN COLLECTION SERVICE on Monday, January 17, 2022 in observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. day. All garbage, tree waste and recycling will be on their regular schedule. All drop-off facilities and administrative offices will be closed. https://bit.ly/3EUXTow

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 12, 2022Crews are working to complete 2nd week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at...
01/12/2022

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 12, 2022
Crews are working to complete 2nd week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at the curb.

Operaciones de residuos de árboles: 12 de enero de 2022
Nuestros equipos están trabajando para completar las rutas de 2ª semana de recolección de árboles. Por favor, deje sus despojos en la acera.

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 12, 2022
Crews are working to complete 2nd week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at the curb.

Operaciones de residuos de árboles: 12 de enero de 2022
Nuestros equipos están trabajando para completar las rutas de 2ª semana de recolección de árboles. Por favor, deje sus despojos en la acera.

Recycling Operations: Jan 11, 2022Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Ple...
01/12/2022

Recycling Operations: Jan 11, 2022
Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Actualizaciones de Operaciones de Reciclaje: 11 de enero de 2022
Los servicios de reciclaje esta atrasados para la Semana-A. Estamos trabajando para completar estas rutas. Por favor, deje su contenedor en la acera.

Recycling Operations: Jan 11, 2022
Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Actualizaciones de Operaciones de Reciclaje: 11 de enero de 2022
Los servicios de reciclaje esta atrasados para la Semana-A. Estamos trabajando para completar estas rutas. Por favor, deje su contenedor en la acera.

#SWMD crews are working diligently to remove the residential storm debris after last weekend's tornado activity. We enco...
01/11/2022

#SWMD crews are working diligently to remove the residential storm debris after last weekend's tornado activity. We encourage residents in the affected areas to report any storm debris to 3-1-1.

If you see our crew members; give a friendly wave as they work to clear the storm debris from the curb.

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 11, 2022Crews are working to complete 2nd week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at...
01/11/2022

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 11, 2022
Crews are working to complete 2nd week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at the curb.

Operaciones de residuos de árboles: 11 de enero de 2022
Nuestros equipos están trabajando para completar las rutas de 2ª semana de recolección de árboles. Por favor, deje sus despojos en la acera.

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 11, 2022
Crews are working to complete 2nd week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at the curb.

Operaciones de residuos de árboles: 11 de enero de 2022
Nuestros equipos están trabajando para completar las rutas de 2ª semana de recolección de árboles. Por favor, deje sus despojos en la acera.

Recycling Operations UPDATE: Jan 10, 2022Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these rout...
01/11/2022

Recycling Operations UPDATE: Jan 10, 2022
Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Recycling Operations UPDATE: Jan 10, 2022
Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

The Solid Waste Management Department will collect tornado storm debris from Kingwood and Spring Branch neighborhoods. C...
01/10/2022

The Solid Waste Management Department will collect tornado storm debris from Kingwood and Spring Branch neighborhoods. Crews will begin collection in these areas, as early as Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Residents in the affected areas are asked to report their storm debris to 3-1-1 as well as separate piles when placing debris at the curb.

Click the link for more information on how to properly separate piles.
https://bit.ly/3K0sGE6

The Solid Waste Management Department will collect tornado storm debris from Kingwood and Spring Branch neighborhoods. Crews will begin collection in these areas, as early as Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Residents in the affected areas are asked to report their storm debris to 3-1-1 as well as separate piles when placing debris at the curb.

Click the link for more information on how to properly separate piles.
https://bit.ly/3K0sGE6

Tree Waste Operation: Jan 10, 2022Crews are working to complete 2nd week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at ...
01/10/2022

Tree Waste Operation: Jan 10, 2022
Crews are working to complete 2nd week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at the curb.

Operaciones de recolección de árboles: 10 de enero de 2022
Nuestros equipos están trabajando para completar las rutas de 2ª semana de recolección de árboles. Por favor, de dejar sus despojos en la acera.

Tree Waste Operation: Jan 10, 2022
Crews are working to complete 2nd week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at the curb.

Operaciones de recolección de árboles: 10 de enero de 2022
Nuestros equipos están trabajando para completar las rutas de 2ª semana de recolección de árboles. Por favor, de dejar sus despojos en la acera.

Leave your recycling loose and free! Never place bagged recyclables inside your recycling cart. If you collect your recy...
01/10/2022

Leave your recycling loose and free! Never place bagged recyclables inside your recycling cart. If you collect your recyclables in a plastic bag, remove them from the bag before placing them in your bin. Return plastic bags to retail stores only.

Leave your recycling loose and free! Never place bagged recyclables inside your recycling cart. If you collect your recyclables in a plastic bag, remove them from the bag before placing them in your bin. Return plastic bags to retail stores only.

As a professional truck driver with the City of Houston, you will provide solid waste services to the citizens of Housto...
01/08/2022

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 Licensed Drivers
$3,000 Signing Incentive Pay
To learn more visit: http://bit.ly/390zkaF

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 Licensed Drivers
$3,000 Signing Incentive Pay
To learn more visit: http://bit.ly/390zkaF

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 8, 2022Those who receive 2nd Week Tree Waste collections, should place your debris at the cur...
01/08/2022

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 8, 2022
Those who receive 2nd Week Tree Waste collections, should place your debris at the curb.

Operaciones de recolección de árboles: 8 de enero de 2022
Aquellos que reciben recolecciones de árboles de la 2ª semana, deben colocar sus despojos en la acera.

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 8, 2022
Those who receive 2nd Week Tree Waste collections, should place your debris at the curb.

Operaciones de recolección de árboles: 8 de enero de 2022
Aquellos que reciben recolecciones de árboles de la 2ª semana, deben colocar sus despojos en la acera.

Recycle REAL/non-artificial trees only from December 26 to January 31. Trees must be cleaned of wooden stands, watering ...
01/07/2022

Recycle REAL/non-artificial trees only from December 26 to January 31. Trees must be cleaned of wooden stands, watering bowls, ornaments, lights, wire, string, and other decorations before drop-off. Residents can recycle their trees by dropping them off at one of twenty-four (24) free drop-off recycling sites located throughout Houston. https://bit.ly/3qj07sB

Recycle REAL/non-artificial trees only from December 26 to January 31. Trees must be cleaned of wooden stands, watering bowls, ornaments, lights, wire, string, and other decorations before drop-off. Residents can recycle their trees by dropping them off at one of twenty-four (24) free drop-off recycling sites located throughout Houston. https://bit.ly/3qj07sB

01/07/2022

Residents can recycle their trees by dropping them off at one of twenty-four (24) free drop-off recycling sites located throughout Houston. The program runs from December 26, 2021 to January 31, 2022. https://bit.ly/3qj07sB

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 7, 2022Crews are working to complete 1st week Tree Waste routes. Those who receive 2nd Week T...
01/07/2022

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 7, 2022
Crews are working to complete 1st week Tree Waste routes. Those who receive 2nd Week Tree Waste collections, should place your debris at the curb.

Operaciones de recolección de árboles: 7 de enero de 2022
Nuestros equipos están trabajando para completar las rutas de recolección de árboles de 1ª semana. Aquellos que reciben recolecciones de árboles de la 2ª semana, deben colocar sus despojos en la acera.

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 7, 2022
Crews are working to complete 1st week Tree Waste routes. Those who receive 2nd Week Tree Waste collections, should place your debris at the curb.

Operaciones de recolección de árboles: 7 de enero de 2022
Nuestros equipos están trabajando para completar las rutas de recolección de árboles de 1ª semana. Aquellos que reciben recolecciones de árboles de la 2ª semana, deben colocar sus despojos en la acera.

Recycling Operations: Jan 6, 2022Recycling services are delayed for Week-B. We're working to complete these routes. Plea...
01/07/2022

Recycling Operations: Jan 6, 2022
Recycling services are delayed for Week-B. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Recycling Operations: Jan 6, 2022
Recycling services are delayed for Week-B. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 6, 2022Crews are working to complete 1st week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at ...
01/06/2022

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 6, 2022
Crews are working to complete 1st week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at the curb.

Tree Waste Operations: Jan 6, 2022
Crews are working to complete 1st week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at the curb.

Tree Waste Operations UPDATE: Jan 5, 2022Crews are working to complete 1st week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your deb...
01/05/2022

Tree Waste Operations UPDATE: Jan 5, 2022
Crews are working to complete 1st week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at the curb.

Tree Waste Operations UPDATE: Jan 5, 2022
Crews are working to complete 1st week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at the curb.

Recycling Operations: Jan 4, 2022Recycling services are delayed for Week-B. We're working to complete these routes. Plea...
01/05/2022

Recycling Operations: Jan 4, 2022
Recycling services are delayed for Week-B. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Recycling Operations: Jan 4, 2022
Recycling services are delayed for Week-B. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb.

Tree Waste UPDATE: January 4, 2021 Residents who receive 1st week Tree Waste collections are asked to leave their debris...
01/04/2022
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tree Waste UPDATE: January 4, 2021
Residents who receive 1st week Tree Waste collections are asked to leave their debris at the curb. All Neighborhood Depositories, Recycling Centers and administrative offices will resume normal operating hours.

https://bit.ly/31Yqyff

A new Solid Waste collection schedule will be implemented in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Starting on Thursday, December 23rd, curbside recycling services will be affected by the schedule below.

City Holiday, Jan 3, 2022All trash, curbside recycling, yard waste and tree waste will resume as scheduled.  All Neighbo...
01/03/2022
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Holiday, Jan 3, 2022
All trash, curbside recycling, yard waste and tree waste will resume as scheduled. All Neighborhood Depositories, Recycling Centers and administrative offices will be closed.

A new Solid Waste collection schedule will be implemented in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Starting on Thursday, December 23rd, curbside recycling services will be affected by the schedule below.

City Holiday, Jan 3, 2022 All trash, curbside recycling, yard waste and tree waste will resume as scheduled.  All Neighb...
01/03/2022

City Holiday, Jan 3, 2022 All trash, curbside recycling, yard waste and tree waste will resume as scheduled. All Neighborhood Depositories, Recycling Centers and administrative offices will be closed.

https://bit.ly/31Yqyff

City Holiday, Jan 3, 2022 All trash, curbside recycling, yard waste and tree waste will resume as scheduled. All Neighborhood Depositories, Recycling Centers and administrative offices will be closed.

https://bit.ly/31Yqyff

Reminder: Jan 3, 2022 is a City HolidayAll trash, curbside recycling, yard waste and tree waste will resume as scheduled...
01/02/2022
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Reminder: Jan 3, 2022 is a City Holiday
All trash, curbside recycling, yard waste and tree waste will resume as scheduled. All Neighborhood Depositories, Recycling Centers and administrative offices will be closed.

A new Solid Waste collection schedule will be implemented in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Starting on Thursday, December 23rd, curbside recycling services will be affected by the schedule below.

JANUARY marks the START of TREE Waste Collection month. If your collection day is the 1st week of January. Please place ...
01/02/2022

JANUARY marks the START of TREE Waste Collection month. If your collection day is the 1st week of January. Please place your debris at the curb. Please Note: All Neighborhood Depositories will be open today.

JANUARY marks the START of TREE Waste Collection month. If your collection day is the 1st week of January. Please place your debris at the curb. Please Note: All Neighborhood Depositories will be open today.

JANUARY marks the START of TREE Waste Collection month. If your collection day is the 1st week of January, please place ...
01/01/2022

JANUARY marks the START of TREE Waste Collection month. If your collection day is the 1st week of January, please place your debris at the curb.

JANUARY marks the START of TREE Waste Collection month. If your collection day is the 1st week of January, please place your debris at the curb.

Saturday, January 1, 2022 (New Year’s Day)CITY HOLIDAY: No Collections on New Year’s Day. All Solid Waste facilities are...
01/01/2022
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Saturday, January 1, 2022 (New Year’s Day)
CITY HOLIDAY: No Collections on New Year’s Day. All Solid Waste facilities are closed.

A new Solid Waste collection schedule will be implemented in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Starting on Thursday, December 23rd, curbside recycling services will be affected by the schedule below.

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Monday, January 17th will be a normal collection day. No Interruption in collection services. https://bit.ly/3EUXTow
Tree Waste Operations: Jan 15, 2022 Those who receive 3rd Week Tree Waste collections, should place your debris at the curb. Operaciones de recolección de árboles: 15 de enero de 2022 Aquellos que reciben recolecciones de árboles de la 3ª semana, deben colocar sus despojos en la acera.
Recycling Operations: Jan 14, 2022 Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb. Actualizaciones de Operaciones de Reciclaje: 14 de enero de 2022 Los servicios de reciclaje esta atrasados para la Semana-A. Estamos trabajando para completar estas rutas. Por favor, deje su contenedor en la acera.
There will be NO INTERRUPTION IN COLLECTION SERVICE on Monday, January 17, 2022 in observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. day. All garbage, tree waste and recycling will be on their regular schedule. All drop-off facilities and administrative offices will be closed. https://bit.ly/3EUXTow
Tree Waste Operations: Jan 14, 2022 Crews are working to complete 2nd week Tree Waste routes. Those who receive 3rd Week Tree Waste collections, should place your debris at the curb. Operaciones de recolección de árboles: 14 de enero de 2022 Nuestros equipos están trabajando para completar las rutas de recolección de árboles de 2ª semana. Aquellos que reciben recolecciones de árboles de la 3ª semana, deben colocar sus despojos en la acera.
Recycling Operations: Jan 13, 2022 Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb. Actualizaciones de Operaciones de Reciclaje: 13 de enero de 2022 Los servicios de reciclaje esta atrasados para la Semana-A. Estamos trabajando para completar estas rutas. Por favor, deje su contenedor en la acera.
Tree Waste Operations: Jan 13, 2022 Crews are working to complete 2nd week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at the curb. Operaciones de residuos de árboles: 13 de enero de 2022 Nuestros equipos están trabajando para completar las rutas de 2ª semana de recolección de árboles. Por favor, deje sus despojos en la acera.
There will be NO INTERRUPTION IN COLLECTION SERVICE on Monday, January 17, 2022 in observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. day. All garbage, tree waste and recycling will be on their regular schedule. All drop-off facilities and administrative offices will be closed. https://bit.ly/3EUXTow
Tree Waste Operations: Jan 12, 2022 Crews are working to complete 2nd week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at the curb. Operaciones de residuos de árboles: 12 de enero de 2022 Nuestros equipos están trabajando para completar las rutas de 2ª semana de recolección de árboles. Por favor, deje sus despojos en la acera.
Recycling Operations: Jan 11, 2022 Recycling services are delayed for Week-A. We're working to complete these routes. Please leave your container at the curb. Actualizaciones de Operaciones de Reciclaje: 11 de enero de 2022 Los servicios de reciclaje esta atrasados para la Semana-A. Estamos trabajando para completar estas rutas. Por favor, deje su contenedor en la acera.
#SWMD crews are working diligently to remove the residential storm debris after last weekend's tornado activity. We encourage residents in the affected areas to report any storm debris to 3-1-1. If you see our crew members; give a friendly wave as they work to clear the storm debris from the curb.
Tree Waste Operations: Jan 11, 2022 Crews are working to complete 2nd week Tree Waste routes. Please leave your debris at the curb. Operaciones de residuos de árboles: 11 de enero de 2022 Nuestros equipos están trabajando para completar las rutas de 2ª semana de recolección de árboles. Por favor, deje sus despojos en la acera.