Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) Suspension of Garbage Services Due to Weather

September 19, 2019: Due to the current Flash Flood Emergency in effect for the City of Houston, and to ensure department employee safety, garbage collection services are suspended for the remainder of today.

Friday, September 20, 2019
Thursday’s garbage will be collected today. The Neighborhood Depository/Recycling Centers, Westpark Recycling Center and The Reuse Warehouse are open.

Saturday, September 21, 2019
Friday’s garbage collected today. The Neighborhood Depository/Recycling Centers and the Westpark Recycling Center are open.

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