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Solid Waste Management Department

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Press Releases

Irma Reyes
611 Walker, 12th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
832.393.0475
(FAX) 713.837.9160
irma.reyes@houstontx.gov

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2016

Nov. 15, 2016

Thanksgiving Day Holiday Schedule Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) November 24, 25 & 26, 2016

Oct. 31, 2016

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Neighborhood Depository & Recycling Centers’ Hours Due To End of Daylight Savings Time

Jun. 29, 2016

New Partnership Increases Glass Recycling Drop Off Locations

Jun. 29, 2016

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Independence Day Holiday July 4, 2016 Collection Schedule

Jun. 1, 2016

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Final Storm Debris Pick-Up

May 17, 2016

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Memorial Day Holiday Schedule May 30, 2016

May 3, 2016

City of Houston Hosts Mobile B.O.P.A Event at Kingwood Metro Park and Ride on Saturday, May 21, 2016

Apr. 23, 2016

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) City Asks Residents to Remove Cars from Streets for Storm Debris Collections

Apr. 18, 2016

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Neighborhood Depositories Hours Change Due to Flooding

Mar. 29, 2016

City of Houston Cancelled B.O.P.A.

Mar. 25, 2016

City Of Houston Collaborates With Midway On Saving Solar Panels From Demolition

Mar. 11, 2016

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Neighborhood Depository & Recycling Centers’ Hours Due To Beginning of Daylight Savings Time

Mar. 1, 2016

City of Houston Hosts Mobile B.O.P.A Event at Ellington Airport on Saturday, March 5, 2016

Feb. 12, 2016

City of Houston Begins Trash Roundup to Reduce Mosquito Breeding Grounds

Jan. 12, 2016

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Collection and Facility Schedule for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 18, 2016

2015

Dec. 29, 2015

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Collection And Facility Schedule For New Year’s Day 2016

Dec. 23, 2015

25th Annual City of Houston Holiday Tree Recycling Kick-Off

Dec. 22, 2015

Christmas Holiday Collection Schedule Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) December 24 & 25, 2015

Nov. 18, 2015

Thanksgiving Day Holiday Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) November 26, 27 & 28, 2015

Nov. 5, 2015

Veteran’s Day Holiday Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) November 11, 2015 (Observed)

Oct. 23, 2015

City of Houston Hosts Mobile B.O.P.A and Special Waste Collection Event at Kingwood Metro Park and Ride on Saturday, November 7, 2015

Oct. 23, 2015

Neighborhood Depository and Recycling Centers' Hours Change Due to End of Daylight Savings Time

Sept. 3, 2015

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Collection and Facility Schedule for Labor Day Holiday Monday, September 7, 2015

May. 29, 2015

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Neighborhood Depositories Hours Change Due to Storm

May 29, 2015

Storm Debris Collection to Begin in Hardest Hit Areas Tomorrow

May 22, 2015

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Memorial Day Holiday Schedule May 25, 2015

Apr. 21, 2015

City of Houston Hosts Mobile B.O.P.A and Special Waste Collection Event at Kingwood Metro Park and Ride on Saturday, April 25, 2015

Mar. 27, 2015

City of Houston Hosts Mobile B.O.P.A and Electronic Recycling Collection Event at Ellington Airport on Saturday, March 28, 2015

Mar. 13, 2015

Solid Waste Management Sponsors “Growing Up Recycling” Cart Decorating Contest

Mar. 4, 2015

Neighborhood Depository & Recycling Centers’ Hours Change Due to Beginning of Daylight Savings Time

Feb. 26, 2015

Mayor Annise Parker Delivers on Promise Goal Met of City Wide Automated Curbside Recycling

Jan. 15, 2015

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Collection and Facility Schedule for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 19, 2015

2014

Dec. 30, 2014

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Collection And Facility Schedule For New Year’s Day 2015

Dec. 30, 2014

24th Annual City of Houston Holiday Tree Recycling KICK-OFF

Dec. 18, 2014

Christmas Holiday Collection Schedule Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Dec. 24 & 25, 2014

Dec. 16, 2014

Solid Waste Management Department Spreads Holiday Cheer With Bikes For Kids

Nov. 5, 2014

Veteran’s Day Holiday Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) November 11, 2014

Oct. 30, 2014

Neighborhood Depository and Recycling Centers' Hours Change Due to End of Daylight Savings Time

Aug. 27, 2014

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Collection and Facility Schedule for Labor Day Holiday September 1, 2014

Aug. 13, 2014

Art Recycling Trucks Hit the Streets: Houston's Going Green In Style

Aug. 6, 2014

Solid Waste Management Department Begins Accepting Concrete at Neighborhood Depository & Recycling Centers

Aug. 1, 2014

Sunbeam Depository and Recycling Center to Reopen August 1, 2014 After Extensive Renovations

Jul. 1, 2014

Independence Day Holiday Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD)
July 4, 2014 - July 5, 2014

May. 12, 2014

Mayor Annise Parker Announces 62,000 More Homes Added
to City's Automated Curbside Recycling Program

Apr. 23, 2014

City of Houston Hosts Mobile B.O.P.A. and Special Waste Collection Event at Kingwood Metro Park and Ride

Apr. 9, 2014

Solid Waste Management Department adds Beverage and Food Cartons to City's Residential Curbside Recycling Program

Mar. 19, 2014

City of Houston Hosts Mobile B.O.P.A. and Electronic Recycling Collection Event at Ellington Airport on Saturday, March 29, 2014

Mar. 10, 2014

Winners Announced in Solid Waste Management Department's "Growing Up Recycling" Cart Decorating Contest

Mar. 3, 2014

Neighborhood Depository & Recycling Centers' Hours Change
Due to Beginning of Daylight Savings Time

Jan. 15, 2014

Solid Waste Management Department Kicks Off 2nd
Annual "Growing Up Recycling" Cart Decorating Contest

Jan. 15, 2014

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Collection and Facility Schedule for
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 20, 2014


2013

Dec. 30, 2013

23rd Annual City of Houston Christmas Tree
Recycling Kick-Off

Dec. 30, 2013

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Collection and Facility Schedule for
New Years Day 2014

Dec. 18, 2013

Christmas Holiday Collection Schedule Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) December 24 & 25, 2013

Nov. 22, 2013

Thanksgiving Day Holiday Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD)
November 28, 29 & 30, 2013

Nov. 5, 2013

Veteran's Day Holiday Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD)
November 11, 2013

Oct. 29, 2013

Neighborhood Depository and Recycling Centers' hours change due to end of Daylight Savings Time

Oct. 22, 2013

Houston hosts mobile B.O.P.A. & Special Waste Collection event at Kingwood Metro Park & Ride

Oct. 17, 2013

Houston to Expand Automated Curbside Recycling Program to 70,000 more Households

Oct. 10, 2013

Houston /CompuCycle Partnership Grows to include GREENspot DROPoff for Electronic Scrap Recycling

Sep. 19, 2013

City of Houston partners with the Houston Furniture Bank to Recycle Mattresses

July 2, 2013

Solid Waste Management Department closing Sunbeam Depository and Recycling Center for one year for renovations
June 24, 2013

Solid Waste Management Department announces participation in 2013 National Reuse Contest Building Competition

 June 20, 2013 Independence Day Holiday Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) July 4, 2013 – July 6, 2013
June 13, 2013 Houston to Expand Automated Curbside Recycling Program to 35,000 more Households
May 21, 2013 Memorial Day Holiday Collection Schedule Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD)
April 25, 2013

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT (SWMD) WINNER OF
TWO TxSWANA AWARDS

March 6, 2013

NEIGHBORHOOD DEPOSITORY & RECYCLING CENTERS' HOURS CHANGE DUE TO BEGINNING OF DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME

February 26, 2013 WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT'S "GROWING UP RECYCLING" CART DECORATING CONTEST
February 21, 2013

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT (SWMD) MASCOTS COMPETE IN MASCOT MADNESS

February 6, 2013 SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT SPONSORS

"GROWING UP RECYCLING" CART DECORATING CONTEST

January 14, 2013 Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Collection and Facility Schedule for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 21, 2013

2012

December 28, 2012 22nd ANNUAL CITY OF HOUSTON CHRISTMAS TREE
RECYCLING KICK-OFF
December 28, 2012 22mo Evento de Reciclaje del árbol de navidad de la Ciudad de Houston
December 28, 2012

New Year’s Day Collection and Facility Schedule - January 1, 2013

December 19, 2012

SPREADING HOLIDAY CHEER WITH BIKES FOR KIDS

December 17, 2012 Christmas Holiday Collection Schedule Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) December 24 & 25, 2012

 

December 5, 2012

"HOLIDAY TREES: ARTISTICALLY UPCYCLED" GRAND OPENING AND EXHIBIT HOSTED BY THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

November 30, 2012

THE CITY OF HOUSTON CELEBRATES RECYCLED ART EXHIBITION GRAND OPENING

November 19, 2012 Thanksgiving Day Holiday - November 22, 23 & 24, 2012
November 1, 2012

NEIGHBORHOOD DEPOSITORY and RECYCLING CENTERS' HOURS CHANGE DUE TO END OF DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME

October 31, 2012 Veteran's Day Holiday Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD)
November 12, 2012 (Observed)
October 31, 2012

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT HEAVY TRASH DAYS OFFICIALLY CHANGE NOVEMBER 1, 2012

 August 27, 2012

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Collection and Facility Schedule for Labor Day Holiday September 3, 2012

August 3, 2012

THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT JOINS HOUSTON ARTISTS FOR RECYCLED ART EXHIBITION

June 29, 2012

Independence Day Holiday Schedule Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) July 4, 2012 – July 5, 2012

June 25, 2012

POLYSTYRENE FOAM RECYCLING BEGINS JUNE 25th AT
THE CITY OF HOUSTON'S WESTPARK RECYCLING CENTER

May 28, 2012

Memorial Day Holiday Collection Schedule

 May 16, 2012

HOUSTON HOSTS MOBILE BOPA AND ELECTRONIC RECYCLING COLLECTION EVENT AT HCC NORTHEAST NORTHLINE CAMPUS

March 5, 2012

NEIGHBORHOOD DEPOSITORY & RECYCLING CENTERS' HOURS CHANGE DUE TO BEGINNING OF DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME

January 09, 2012

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Collection and Facility Schedule for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday