Solid Waste/Recycling

Purpose
The purpose of Solid Waste Services is to provide collection, disposal and recycling services to the citizens of Huntsville in accordance with standards established by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the United States Environmental Protection Agency and City Ordinances.
 
Services
The Solid Waste Disposal Division operates the Solid Waste Transfer Station, which is the collection point for all municipal waste for the City, TDCJ, SHSU, and other areas throughout Walker County. It is then transported to the Polk County Solid Waste Management Center Facility. Other divisions include:
  • Commercial Collection Division - Provides services for commercial customers through the use of dumpsters, open top roll off containers and compacting roll off containers.
  • Residential Collection Division - Provides curbside garbage service to residential customers once per week. Yard Waste and Heavy Trash collection is provided according to schedule.
  • Recycling Division - Provides curbside recycling service to residential customers once per week.  Encourages citizens to minimize waste through recycling and education programs such as the annual Electronic Recycling event and partnerships with other organizations in Walker County.
  1. Merry Christmas!

    The Solid Waste and Recycling Department will be closed for Christmas. Read on...
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November  2016

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1

Curbside Garbage Pick up

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Residential Yard Waste Pick up

3

Curbside Recycling Pick up

4

Curbside Recycling Pick up

5

6 Daylight Saving Time Ends

7

Curbside Garbage Pick up

8 Election Day

Curbside Garbage Pick up

9

Residential Heavy Trash Pick up

10

Curbside Recycling Pick up

11

Veterans' Day

Curbside Recycling Pick up

12

13

14

Curbside Garbage Pick up

15

Curbside Garbage Pick up

16

Residential Yard Waste Pick up

17

Curbside Recycling Pick up

18

Curbside Recycling Pick up

19

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21

Curbside Garbage Pick up

22

Curbside Garbage Pick up

23

Residential Heavy Trash Pick up

24

Thanksgiving Day
No Services

Transfer Station Closed

25

No Services

Transfer Station Closed

26

Transfer Station Closes at Noon

27

28

Curbside Garbage Pick up

29

Curbside Garbage Pick up

30

Residential Yard Waste Pick up

Notes: Recycling will not be picked up on Thanksgiving Day or the day after. It will be picked up the following Thursday and Friday.  Any additional recycling placed outside of the cart on those days will be collected.

December  2016

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Notes:  There will be no pick up on December 23rd or December 26th.  The department will be closed so that our employees can spend this special holiday with their family and friends.  For those that do not get service on Dec. 23, your recycling will be picked up the following Friday.  Any additiona recycling outside of the cart will be collected.  For those that do not get service on Dec. 26, your garbage will be collected on Dec 27.  Those who normally receive garbage collection on Dec 27, will receive collection on Dec 28. There will be no Heavy Trash collection the last week of December.

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Curbside Recycling Pick up

2

Curbside Recycling Pick up

3

4

5

Curbside Garbage Pick up

6

Curbside Garbage Pick up

7

Residential Yard Waste Pick up

8

Curbside Recycling Pick up

9

Curbside Recycling Pick up

10

11

12

Curbside Garbage Pick up

13

Curbside Garbage Pick up

14

Residential Heavy Trash Pick up

15

Curbside Recycling Pick up

16

Curbside Recycling Pick up

17

18

19

Curbside Garbage Pick up

20

Curbside Garbage Pick up

21

Residential Yard Waste Pick up

22

Curbside Recycling Pick up

23

No Services

Transfer Station Closed

24

Transfer Station Closed

25



Christmas

26

No Services

Transfer Station Closed

27

Mondays

Curbside Garbage Pick up

28

Tuesdays

Curbside Garbage Pick up

29

Curbside Recycling Pick up

30

Curbside Recycling Pick up

31

Look at this map to determine your pick up day!