Trash and Recycling
Weekly Garbage Collection
Weekly trash collection is provided by the City of Houston.
The garbage pick up day is every Tuesday (except on or after holidays) by the City of Houston. Place black bins out on curb no earlier than 6 p.m. the day before and remove them by 10 pm on the day of pick up.
- City of Houston collection schedules
- 2019 Holiday Schedule (exceptions to the regular Tuesday pick day)
Bi-Weekly Recycling Collection
Recycling is every other Tuesday on the Tuesday-B schedule. Place green bins out on curb no earlier than 6 pm the day before (usually Monday evening) and remove them by 10 pm on the day of pick-up. Remember to place trash and recycling bins at least 3 feet apart to ensure minimizing damage to your bins.
Junk Waste/Tree Waste Collection
Junk waste and tree/green waste is collected on the 2nd Wednesday on alternating months. Place heavy trash on curbside no earlier than 6 pm on the Friday prior to the scheduled pick-up.
Tree/green waste is picked up on odd-numbered months: January, March, May, July, September, November
Junk waste is collected on even-numbered months: February, April, June, August, October, December