Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD)

City of Houston                                                 


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

For Immediate Release                                                             June 20, 2013



For more information, please contact:

Sandra Jackson 
(713) 837-9164 office 



Independence Day Holiday

Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD)

July 4, 2013 – July 6, 2013



Thursday, July 4, 2013
No Collection Services Today. All SWMD facilities closed.  The Westpark Recycling Center and Neighborhood Depositories/Recycling Centers will be closed today.


Friday, July 5, 2013
Thursday Garbage, Curbside Recycling and Yard Waste and 1st Thursday and 1st  Friday Tree Waste collected today.  Neighborhood Depository/Recycling Centers and Westpark Recycling Center Re-open.
Saturday, July 6, 2013
Friday Garbage, Curbside Recycling and Yard Waste collected today.  Regular SWMD Facility Operating schedule.





The Solid Waste Management Department provides solid waste services to the residents of Houston through the collection, disposal and recycling of discarded material in a manner that is safe, efficient, environmentally sound and cost-effective.



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