Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD)

City of Houston                                                 


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

For Immediate Release                                                            May 18, 2012



For more information, please contact:



Sandra Jackson (713) 837-9164 office; email



Memorial Day Holiday Collection Schedule

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD)

May 28, 2012


Monday, May 28, 2012 (Memorial Day)
There will be no collection services today.  All SWMD facilities, including the Neighborhood Depository/Recycling Centers and the Westpark Recycling Center will be closed.



Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Monday’s Garbage, Curbside Recycling, Yard Waste and 4th Monday’s Tree Waste collected today.  Neighborhood Depository/Recycling Centers closed.  The Westpark Recycling Center re-opens.



Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Tuesday’s Garbage, Curbside Recycling and Yard Waste collected today.  Neighborhood Depository/Recycling Centers re-open.



Thursday, May 31, 2012
Normal schedule resumes today.

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****