Solid Waste Management Department
Drop-Off Facility Hours Change Due to Flooding
|NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||September 5, 2017|
City of Houston
|Harry J. Hayes, Director
For more information, please contact:
City of Houston Solid Waste Management
|Sylvester Turner, Mayor|
|Beginning Tuesday, September 5, 2017, The City of Houston Solid Waste Management will be temporarily changing hours and days of operation at all its drop-off facilities to better serve residents during the recovery and debris removal operation post Hurricane Harvey.
The City’s six (6) Neighborhood Depository and Recycling Centers; the Westpark Consumer Recycling Center and the Environmental Service Center will all be open seven (7) days a week. The hours at each type of facility vary, and are listed below. Residents are encouraged to bring their debris to one of the Neighborhood Depositories to assist with the clean-up.
Proof of City of Houston residency is required at the Neighborhood Depositories and the Environmental Service Center. Please bring a current Texas Driver’s License or Texas ID and a current water/utility bill or city property tax receipt. For a detailed list of the materials accepted at each location please see the website at www.houstonsolidwaste.org.
Material Accepted: Debris, heavy trash, tree waste, recycling, tires, mattresses, concrete
Material Accepted: Household Hazardous Waste (ex. paint, cleaners, fertilizer, batteries, etc.)
Material Accepted: Recycling only (ex. Paper, cardboard, plastic bottles and containers, aluminum and bimetal cans, glass containers, Styrofoam)
For more information, visit www.houstonsolidwaste.org or call 3-1-1.
The Solid Waste Management Department provides solid waste service 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.