Customer Service: (713) 726-7300
The monthly garbage collection rate is $13.54 (effective 2-1-17).
Service Days: Monday and Thursday
Heavy Trash: Thursday
As a friendly reminder, yard waste should be placed in the 96 gallon cart, at the curbside and within five (5) feet of the paved roadway, by 7:00 a.m. All branches and tree limbs must be cut to four (4’) lengths and tied in small bundles that can be lifted and handled by a single person. Bundles should be no larger than eighteen inches (18’) in diameter and weight no more than fifty (50’) pounds.
In the event that one of the collection days falls on a holiday, Republic Services will collect your waste on the next regularly scheduled collection day (excluding Sunday). Scheduled holidays will include: New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. In the event of an “Act of God”, we will collect your waste on the following scheduled collection day.
Republic Services will collect and dispose of all your residential refuse unless restricted by law or if the item would cause damage to the collection equipment. Listed are some items that are restricted: cross ties, tires, solvents, paint, petroleum products, pool chemicals, fertilizer, herbicides, pesticides, hazardous materials/chemicals, logs or stumps, car batteries, soil, rocks, concrete, construction material, medical waste, medical sharps and closed containers.
Refrigeration Units: Refrigerators, air conditioners, freezers or items that contain CFC’s (freon), by law, must have the gas removed by a licensed technician and be red tagged prior to collection.
Heavy Trash: Appliances, hot water heaters, mattresses, heavy or large volumes of yard waste and other white goods, appropriate for disposal shall be placed within five feet of the curbside and will be collected on the second collection day of each week.
Recycling Day: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of Each Month
Recycling Rate: $2.53/Month Effective 02-01-2017
Recyclable Items: Plastic, Paper, Cardboard, Aluminum cans, Tin & Glass
Recycling Cart: 96 Gallons
Recycling Volume Report – 2007-2014 (PDF)
If you should have any questions concerning service, please contact a customer service representative at (713) 849-0400.