Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD)


City of Houston                                                 


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

For Immediate Release                                                             December 30, 2013



For more information, please contact:

Sandra Jackson

(713) 837-9164 office 

Marlene Garcia

(713) 837-9114 office 




Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD)
Collection and Facility Schedule for
New Years Day 2014


Wednesday, January 1, 2014 (NEW YEARS DAY) - No collection services today. SWMD facilities closed. Neighborhood Depositories and Westpark Recycling Center closed.

Thursday, January 2, 2014
-1st Wednesday and 1st Thursday’s Tree Waste collected today. Resume normal Garbage, Recycling and Yard Waste schedule. Neighborhood Depositories and Westpark Recycling Center re-open.


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 Houston’s 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.