Solid Waste Management Department
Thanksgiving Collection Schedule
Thursday, November 26, 2015 (Thanksgiving Day) - There will be no collection services. All SWMD facilities, including the Neighborhood Depositories/Recycling Centers, The Westpark Recycling Center and The Reuse Warehouse will be closed. Learn More.
Neighborhood Depositories Open 7 Days a Week
Due to the storm event that occurred in Houston, beginning Wednesday, November 4, 2015, the Neighborhood Depositories will be open 7 days a week from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. Learn More.
November is Tree Waste Month
Residents may dispose of their Tree Waste and Junk Waste at their curbside. Tree Waste is collected during ODD numbered months and Junk Waste is collected during EVEN numbered months. Learn More.
B.O.P.A Free Collection Event
The City of Houston is holding a Batteries, Oil, Paint (latex only) and Antifreeze (B.O.P.A.) mobile collection event Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Kingwood Metro Park & Ride, 3210 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Houston, Texas 77339. The event is free and open to all City of Houston residents. Learn More.
Recycle Used Cooking Oil
The holidays are upon us and that means cooking turkeys, hams and other foods that either require cooking oils to prepare, or that generate a surplus of grease when cooked. Learn More.
Work for Solid Waste Management
Solid Waste Management is looking for exceptional people in Houston and the surrounding area to join our team. Are you ready for a change? Want to work where your efforts are appreciated? SWM can make that happen. Apply Now.
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P.O. Box 1562
Houston, TX 77251