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June 29, 2011

Neighborhood Depositories/Recycling Centers Implement
New Days of Operation 

Effective Friday, July 1, 2011, the City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department will change the days of operation at the six neighborhood depositories (junk waste and recycling drop-off sites).  The days of service will resume to "pre-Ike" days of operation and will be open from Wednesday through Sunday and closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

Full operations and services will be maintained at six facilities five days a week, except holidays, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. during daylight savings time, (9 a.m. to 6 p.m. during non-daylight savings time).

Houston residents may utilize the Solid Waste Management Department neighborhood depositories/recycling centers to dispose of their junk waste:

Northeast - 5565 Kirkpatrick, Houston 77028 - 713.675.3208

Northwest - 14400 Sommermeyer, Houston 77041 - 713.895.1002

North - 9003 North Main, Houston 77022 - 713.694.8435

Southeast - 2240 Central Street, Houston 77017 - 713.847.1188

South - 5100 Sunbeam, Houston 77033 - 713.738.1936

Southwest - 10785 Southwest Freeway, Houston 77074 - 713.541.1953

To view this information in Spanish, please visit

For more information please visit or call 3-1-1, the City's Customer Service Hotline. You may also email Daniel Hinojosa at

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