Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD)

City of Houston                                                 


Harry J. Hayes, Director                                                            Annise D. Parker, Mayor

For Immediate Release                                                             January 09, 2012



For more information, please contact:



For Immediate Release                                                                               
For information, please contact: 
Sandra Jackson (713) 837-9152 office; email




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



Monday, January 16, 2012 (MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY)

CITY HOLIDAY: No collection services today. SWMD facilities closed. Neighborhood Depositories and Westpark Recycling Center closed.



Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Monday's Garbage, Curbside Recycling, Yard Waste, 3rd Monday and 3rd Tuesday's Tree Waste Collected today. Neighborhood Depositories closed. Westpark Recycling Center re-opens.




Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Tuesday's Garbage, Curbside Recycling, Yard Waste and 3rd Wednesday's Tree Waste Collected Today. Neighborhood Depositories re-open.




Thursday, January 19, 2012
Normal schedule resumes.




For information concerning solid waste collection, check online at or call 3-1-1, the City of Houston's Customer Service Hotline.




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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.

Solid Waste Management Department Public Information Office
611 Walker, 12th floor, Houston, TX***713-837-9164****