Drop-Off Facility Hours Change Due to Flooding

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5, 2017

City of Houston 

 
Harry J. Hayes, Director
For more information, please contact:
City of Houston Solid Waste Management
Sylvester Turner, Mayor

Irma Reyes, Public Information Officer
(832) 393-0475 office 
irma.reyes@houstontx.gov 

Tyra Wilkins
(832) 393-0448 office
tyra.wilkins@houstontx.gov 

   
Beginning Tuesday, September 5, 2017, The City of Houston Solid Waste Management will be temporarily changing hours and days of operation at all its drop-off facilities to better serve residents during the recovery and debris removal operation post Hurricane Harvey.

The City’s six (6) Neighborhood Depository and Recycling Centers; the Westpark Consumer Recycling Center and the Environmental Service Center will all be open seven (7) days a week. The hours at each type of facility vary, and are listed below. Residents are encouraged to bring their debris to one of the Neighborhood Depositories to assist with the clean-up.

Proof of City of Houston residency is required at the Neighborhood Depositories and the Environmental Service Center. Please bring a current Texas Driver’s License or Texas ID and a current water/utility bill or city property tax receipt. For a detailed list of the materials accepted at each location please see the website at www.houstonsolidwaste.org.

TEMPORARY STORM RECOVERY INFORMATION
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NEIGHBORHOOD DEPOSITORY LOCATIONS
Material Accepted: Debris, heavy trash, tree waste, recycling, tires, mattresses, concrete
Open: Monday – Sunday; 8am – 8pm
Addresses:

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE CENTER

Material Accepted: Household Hazardous Waste (ex. paint, cleaners, fertilizer, batteries, etc.)
Open: Monday – Sunday; 9am – 3pm
Addresses: 11500 South Post Oak 77035

WESTPARK CONSUMER RECYCLING CENTER

Material Accepted: Recycling only (ex. Paper, cardboard, plastic bottles and containers, aluminum and bimetal cans, glass containers, Styrofoam)
Open: Monday – Sunday; 8am – 5pm
Addresses: 5900 Westpark 77057

For more information, visit www.houstonsolidwaste.org or call 3-1-1.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/houstonsolidwaste, Twitter: @houstontrash

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