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November 3, 2011

Neighborhood Depository and Recycling Centers' Hours Change Due To End Of Daylight Saving Time

Beginning Sunday, November 6, 2011, the City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department will be changing hours of operation at all six neighborhood depositories (heavy trash and recycling drop-off sites). Due to the end of daylight saving time, the locations listed below will be open five days a week, Wednesday through Sunday, except holidays, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Citizens are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes before closing to allow adequate time to unload.

Houston residents may utilize these Solid Waste Management Department neighborhood depository and recycling centers to dispose of their heavy trash. Each user must provide proof of residency, including a Texas Driver License or ID, a current utility bill or city property tax receipt.

The sites also serve as recycling drop-off facilities which accept paper, glass bottles and jars, corrugated cardboard, aluminum and tin cans and plastics 1-5 and 7. (For more information on acceptable plastics, click plastics #1 - #5 and #7, scroll down to the "Search with Earth 911" section and then click on the graphic of a plastic water bottle.)

  • Northeast - 5565 Kirkpatrick - 77028 - 713.675.3208
  • Northwest - 6023 Windfern - 77040 - 713.895.1002
  • North - 9003 North Main - 77022 - 713.694.8435
  • Southeast - 2240 Central - 77017 - 713.847.1188
  • South - 5100 Sunbeam - 77033 - 713.738.1936
  • Southwest - 10785 Southwest Fwy - 77074 - 713.541.1953

The neighborhood 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 10 automobile tires per trip per residential unit. A maximum of four cubic yards of building material (not to include roofing shingles, brick, plaster or concrete) will be accepted.

For more information, please send an email to the Solid Waste Management Department Public Information Office at or Also see

The Houston Fire Department reminds citizens to change the batteries in your smoke detector and carbon monoxide alarms when you reset your clock as Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend.

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