Solid Waste/Recycling


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.


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 Security Landfill in Montgomery County. 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. Upon request The City of Huntsville will provide each active utility account with a BLUE recycling cart.
    The request for a BLUE Recycling cart can be made by calling Customer service at 936-294-5712.

Solid Waste Fees & Schedule

Effective October 1, 2022

Inside City Limits- $11.35 Minimum
Outside City Limits- $17.03 Minimum

Inside City Limits Small Tires- $4.54
Inside City Limits Large Tires- $20.43

Outside City Limits Small Tires- $5.68
Outside City Limits Large Tires- $24.40

Solid Waste Fees & Schedule
Effective October 1, 2022

No fee for Heavy Trash, but call-in is required.

Inside City Limits

Yard Waste greater than 4 inch in diameter and mixed small and large yard waste loads - $75.73/TON 

Roll Off Rental Flyer
November 2023 Solid Waste Collection Calendar
Look at this Web Map to determine your pick up day!
2023 Solid Waste Holiday Schedule
2023 Solid Waste Holiday Schedule. 2