Solid Waste Management Department
Neighborhood Depository & Recycling Centers’ Hours Change Due To End of Daylight Savings Time
|NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
City of Houston
|Harry J. Hayes, Director
For more information, please contact:
City of Houston Solid Waste Management
|Sylvester Turner, Mayor|
Effective Sunday, November 4, 2018 the City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) will be changing hours of operation at its six (6) Neighborhood Depositories to 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. to adjust with the end of Daylight Savings Time.
The locations listed below are open Wednesday through Sunday, except City-approved holidays. Citizens are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes before closing to allow adequate time to unload.
Houston residents may bring their recyclables or dispose of their Junk Waste at the following Depositories:
Open: Wednesday – Sunday; 9 am – 6 pm
Each user must provide proof of residency, including a Texas Driver’s License or any other valid Texas ID and a current water/utility bill or city property tax receipt. The Depositories accept furniture, tree limbs, stoves and other large appliances. Appliances containing refrigerant must have a tag attached to them certifying that a qualified technician has removed the refrigerant. Depositories will also accept up to 5 automobile tires per month per residential unit. A maximum of 4 cubic yards of building material (not to include roofing shingles, brick, plaster) will be accepted; however Depository ramps will not accommodate trailers over 16 feet long or 4 feet high.
All Depositories also accept recyclables. Materials accepted include wood waste, concrete, mattresses, aluminum and tin cans, plastic bottles and jugs (#1 - #5 and #7), newspapers and magazines, glass bottles and jars, and used motor oil. Clothing & shoes are accepted at the North and Southeast Depositories.
For more information about the City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department and its services, residents may check online at www.houstonsolidwaste.org, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/houstonsolidwaste, follow us on twitter @houstontrash or call 3-1-1, the City of Houston’s Customer Service Helpline.
ABOUT HOUSTON SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENTThe Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) provides solid waste services 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.