Solid Waste Management Department
|NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
City of Houston
|Carolyn Wright, Interim Director
Solid Waste Management Dept.
|Sylvester Turner, Mayor
City of Houston
UPDATE 2-14-2021: Due to the updated alerts from the National Weather Service of the potential for freezing rain to move into the Houston area earlier than anticipated this evening, all SWMD Neighborhood Depositories will close early at 3 pm today to allow all our employees to get home safely before the conditions worsen.
Suspension of Garbage Services Due to Weather
Due to the dangerous winter weather storm watch in effect for the City of Houston, and to ensure department employee safety, on Monday, February 15th and Tuesday, February 16th, 2021 the operations at the Neighborhood Depository/Recycling Centers, Westpark Recycling Center, Environmental Service Center, Reuse Warehouse will be closed. During this time, all garbage, recycling, yard waste and junk waste collection services will be suspended as well.
Single-Stream B-Week Recycling collection and all yard waste collection services will be suspended for the remainder of the week. Yard waste will be collected the following week while B Week recycling will be collected the week of March 1-5, 2021.
Services and operations will resume as follows:
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Friday, February 19, 2021
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Sunday, February 21, 2021
For more information about SWMD and our services, visit us at www.houstonsolidwaste.org, “LIKE” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/houstonsolidwaste, follow us on Twitter @houstontrash, or call 3-1-1, the City of Houston’s Customer Service Helpline.
ABOUT HOUSTON SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENTThe Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) provides solid waste services 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.