We’re here to help you find the Houston trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, holidays, recycling, and maps.
If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.
Houston Trash Collection Map
Click on the map then enter your address to find the exact schedule for when your trash will be picked up. You can also change the layers of the map to view the recycling pickup schedule too.
Bulk Waste or “Junk Waste” Collection 2024
Junk waste is defined as items such as furniture, appliances, and other bulky material.
Junk waste collection takes place during the months of February, April, June, August, October, and December.
If you need to dispose of your tree or junk waste before the scheduled monthly pickup, you can take the bulk waste to a neighborhood depository and recycling center.
To find one near you visit: https://www.houstontx.gov/solidwaste/depositories.html
Recycling Collection Calendar 2024
Click the calendar below to see the full recycling collection calendar
Trash Collection Schedule 2024
For normal City of Houston trash collection schedules, visit Houston Solid Waste Management Collection Schedules.
Trash Pick Up Holidays
- New Year’s Day
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
- Memorial Day
- Juneteenth Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Veterans Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Day After Thanksgiving
- Christmas Eve
Collections scheduled on or after these holidays will slide forward one day during the same collection week. More information about the holiday schedule can be found here.
Junk Removal Companies
If you have heavy or bulky items that the city won’t accept, you may need to call a junk removal company. Here are a few to call…
Houston Waste Services Contact info
Solid Waste Management Department
611 Walker, 12th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
E-Mail: [email protected]
Houston Twitter Updates
Follow @HoustonTrash for updates on the trash and recycling schedules
Do you have extra Junk/Tree Waste and can’t wait until your next collection day? Did you know you can visit any of the six Neighborhood Depository & Recycling Centers before/after your scheduled collection day?— COH Solid Waste Mgmt (@HoustonTrash) December 28, 2022
You can find more detailed information: https://t.co/lI1pYCvLuP pic.twitter.com/vfgqnHNnBJ
Frequently Asked Questions
When is heavy trash day in Houston?
Heavy trash, also known as “Junk Waste” is collected during the months of February, April, June, August, October and December.
To find the heavy trash pickup day for your house, enter your address into this map: https://mycity.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=9773b75ab5fc4eb6a5adca5946a549df
What time is trash pickup?
Trash pickup begins at 7 a.m. You can put your bins at the curb as early as 6pm the night before collection day.
Did we miss anything?
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