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Trash pickup service resumes Thursday in Houston. (Shutterstock)

In Houston, curbside pickup will not occur on Monday, Sept. 4, in observance of Labor Day. According to the city, trash will be picked up on the following days before resuming fully regularly scheduled service on Thursday, Sept. 7:
  • Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 - No collection in observance of Labor Day.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 - Monday's Garbage will be collected.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 - Tuesday's Garbage will be collected.
  • Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 - Normal garbage schedule resumes for all collection days.


STORM DEBRIS COLLECTION

Storm debris will be collected on an ongoing basis until further notice. Please place debris at the curb separated into the following piles:

Storm debris will be collected on an ongoing basis until further notice. Please place debris at the curb separated into the following piles:
  • Vegetation - leaves, logs, plants, tree branches (do not bag).

  • Construction & Demolition Material - carpet, drywall, furniture, lumber, mattresses

  • Appliances - dishwashers, freezers, refrigerators, stoves, washers, water heaters

  • Electronics - computers, radios, stereos, televisions, other devices with a cord.

  • Household Hazardous Waste - cleaning supplies, batteries, lawn chemical, oils, oil-based paints, stains and pesticide

NEIGHBORHOOD DEPOSITORY LOCATIONS

  • North - 9003 N Main 77022

  • Northwest - 14400 Sommermeyer 77041

  • Northeast - 5565 Kirkpatrick 77028

  • Southeast - 2240 Central Street 77017

  • South - 5100 Sunbeam 77033

  • Southwest - 10785 SW Freeway 77074


No household garbage, electronics or household hazardous waste is accepted at the neighborhood depository locations. No pets are allowed on the premises.

Customers must provide the following at the Neighborhood Depository Locations*:
  • A current Texas Driver's license or State Issued I.D.

  • A current utility bill or city property tax receipt


RECYCLING COLLECTION

Curbside single stream recycling collection will be suspended until further notice. Customers may bring recyclables to neighborhood depository locations or the Westpark Recycling Center located at 5900 Westpark, Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed Sept. 4 for Labor Day.

YARD, JUNK, AND TREE WASTE COLLECTION

Yard, junk, and tree waste collections will be suspended until further notice due to the need of extra personnel for debris collection related to disaster recovery.
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