Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD)


City of Houston                                                 


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

For Immediate Release                                                             January 15, 2014



For more information, please contact:

Sandra Jackson

(713) 837-9164 office 




Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD)
Collection and Facility Schedule for
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 20, 2014


Monday, January 20, 2014 (MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY) - CITY HOLIDAY: No collection services today. SWMD facilities closed. Neighborhood Depositories and Westpark Recycling Center closed.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 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 22, 2014 - Tuesday's Garbage, Curbside Recycling, Yard Waste and 4th Wednesday's Tree Waste Collected Today. Neighborhood Depositories re-open.

Thursday, January 23, 2014 - Regular SWMD operations schedule resumes today.


For more information about the City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department and its services, residents may check online at, like us on facebook at, follow us on twitter @houstontrash or call 3-1-1, the City of Houstonís Customer Service Hotline.


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.