Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD)

City of Houston                                                 


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

For Immediate Release                                                             January 14, 2013



For more information, please contact:

Sandra Jackson 
(713) 837-9164 office 
(832) 489-4045 cell 




Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD)

Collection and Facility Schedule for

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 21, 2013


Monday, January 21, 2013 (MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY)
CITY HOLIDAY: No collection services today. SWMD facilities closed. Neighborhood Depositories and Westpark Recycling Center closed.


Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Monday’s Garbage, Curbside Recycling, Yard Waste, 3rd Monday and 4th Tuesday’s Tree Waste Collected today. Neighborhood Depositories closed.  Westpark Recycling Center re-opens. 


Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Tuesday’s Garbage, Curbside Recycling, Yard Waste and 4th Wednesday’s Tree Waste Collected Today.  Neighborhood Depositories re-open.


Thursday, January 24, 2013
Normal schedule resumes.




Residents may check online at for the 2013 Holiday Collection Schedule or call 3-1-1, the City of Houston’s Customer Service Hotline for information.  To receive periodic e-mails from Mayor Annise D. Parker and the City of Houston on specific topics of interest, log onto and register with CitizensNet by clicking on the CitizensNet graphic.



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****