Solid Waste Management Department
Houston’s Cleanup Chief Don Fitch
Keep Houston Beautiful lost a good friend and stalwart champion for the cause of a clean and beautiful city when its former chairman, Don Fitch, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of September 24th.Learn More.
Once a month drop-off sites
The monthly electronic recycling events for Kingwood and Clear Lake have been postponed for the month of October. Please check back soon for updates on the next events. In the interim there are some local retailers which accept electronics for recycling. Also, you may visit one of our locations that accept electronics for recycling:
Solid Waste Management Launches Rollout! A New Mobile App
Rollout! offers all kinds of useful information and reminders about the various Solid Waste Management schedules for trash, tree/junk waste collection, and recycling. It will even send you push notifications to remind you to roll your bin to the curb for collection. Learn More.
Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Informational Meeting
Hazard Mitigation Grant Program informational meeting to be held Wednesday, October 7, 2015. Learn More.
October is Junk 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.
A Note of Thanks from the Citizens of Houston
In May of 2015 the City of Houston was impacted by severe weather. Unfortunately many of our homes had storm debris that needed to be collected. Many of our residents have been e-mailing notes of gratitude to the Solid Waste Management Department on their handling of the disaster. Please read what a few of your neighbors are saying. Read Now.
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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Contact The Department
P.O. Box 1562
Houston, TX 77251