Hours Change Due to Beginning of
Daylight Savings Time
Effective Sunday, March 9, 2014, the City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) will be changing hours of operation at its six Neighborhood Depositories to adjust with Daylight Savings Time. The locations (listed below) are open Wednesday through Sunday, except holidays, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.** Citizens are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes before closing to allow adequate time to unload.
Houston residents may bring their recyclables or dispose of their heavy trash at the following Depositories:
Each user must provide proof of residency, including a Texas Driverís License or ID and a current water/utility bill or city property tax receipt. The Depositories accept furniture, tree limbs, stoves and other large appliances. Appliances containing refrigerant must have a tag attached to them certifying that a qualified technician has removed the refrigerant. Depositories will also accept up to 10 automobile tires per month per residential unit. A maximum of four cubic yards of building material (not to include roofing shingles, brick, plaster or concrete) will be accepted; however Depository ramps will not accommodate trailers over 16 feet long or four feet high.
All Depositories also accept recyclables. Materials accepted include aluminum and tin cans, wood waste, plastic bottles and jugs (#1 - #5 and #7), newspapers and magazines, glass bottles and jars, and used motor oil.
For more information about the City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department and its services, residents may check online at www.houstonsolidwaste.org, like us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/houstonsolidwaste, 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.