Solid Waste Management Department
Curbside Recycling Collection Service To Resume Monday, November 13, 2017
|NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||October 25, 2017|
City of Houston
|Harry J. Hayes, Director
For more information, please contact:
City of Houston Solid Waste Management
|Sylvester Turner, Mayor|
Houston, Texas, October 25, 2017: After a 2-and-a-half-month suspension due to Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, the City of Houston’s Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) will resume its curbside recycling collection schedule starting Monday, November 13, 2017. The resumption of service is as follows:
“B Week” collection will begin the week of Monday, November 13, 2017.
As curbside recycling collection reboots, customers are encouraged to place only the following items in their green recycling carts: paper, cardboard, clean food cartons, plastic containers #1-5 and #7, aluminum cans and bimetal cans. A detailed list of accepted items can be found on department’s website. Customers are also reminded that glass is not accepted in the curbside containers, but can be recycled at all City recycling drop-off locations. The recycling link previously mentioned lists those locations and has them mapped.
Here are a few other reminders to remember after our recycling hiatus:
For more information about the City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department and its services, please visit us at www.houstonsolidwaste.org, "LIKE" us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/houstonsolidwaste, follow us on Twitter @houstontrash or call 3-1-1, the City of Houston’s Customer Service Hotline.
About the City of 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.