Neighborhood Depository/Recycling Center



Sommermeyer Neighborhood Depository/Recycling Center


14400 Sommermeyer, Houston, TX 77041
Phone: 713.895.1002


Located in Northwest Houston

This facility accepts Junk Waste, Tree Waste and Recyclables at no additional charge to City of Houston residents.
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14400 Sommermeyer
Houston, TX 77040

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Key Map # 410W


(The Sommermeyer facility

is located at the intersection

of Sommermeyer @ Winfern)




Facility Hours:

Wednesday through Sunday


Current hours:
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(Non-Daylight Savings Time)


10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
(Non-Daylight Savings Time)



Depository Rules and Regulations(.pdf)


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Citizens may use the depositories four times per month.  Citizens are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes before closing time to allow adequate time to unload.  Each user must provide the following as proof of residency:


  • Texas Driver's License or ID and
  • A current utility bill or city property tax receipt



The depositories accept the following items:



  • Furniture
  • Tree Waste
  • Stoves
  • Refrigerators, etc.
  • Up to ten (10) automobile tires (Rims Not Accepted) per month, per household




The depositories also accepts the following recyclable materials:


  • Aluminum, tin, and empty aerosol cans
  • #1 - 5 and #7 plastics (not toys, packing materials, flower pots, styrofoam, plastic bags, or plastic furniture)
  • Newspapers and Magazines
  • Clear and Colored Glass Bottles and Jars
  • Used Motor Oil
  • Tree Waste
  • Cardboard




Additional Information...

These depositories may be used by the public free of charge.

Neighborhood depositories will not accept household garbage, more than ten tires from an individual, and large quantities of building materials.


Trash from commercial haulers or brought in a commercial vehicle (business or rented commercial) will not be accepted.


Visit our other SWMD Houston-Area Depository and Recycling Locations


Neighborhood Depository/Recycling Centers

North 9003 N Main 77022 || Northwest 14400 Sommermeyer 77041
Northeast 5565 Kirkpatrick 77028 || Southeast 2240 Central Street 77017
South 5100 Sunbeam 77033 || Southwest 10785 SW Freeway 77074


Neighborhood Recycling Drop-off Locations

Westpark Center || Clear Lake/Ellington Airport || Kingwood


Environmental Service Center (ESC)


Disposal Links

Proper disposal of materials is key to a healthy, clean environment. Visit each link for additional information.

Anti-Freeze || Batteries || Fluorescent Lights || Lawn/Garden Chemicals || Medical Waste

Mercury || Paint || Pharmaceuticals || Used Oil



Thank you for helping us to make Houston a cleaner, greener place to live!