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Beginning Sunday, November 6, 2011, the City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department will be changing hours of operation at the six neighborhood depositories (heavy trash & recycling drop-off sites).

For the safety of our customers and staff as a result of the end of daylight savings, the locations listed below will be open five days a week, Wednesday through Sunday, except holidays, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.Citizens are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes before closing to allow adequate time to unload.

Houston residents may utilize these Solid Waste Management Department neighborhood depository and recycling centers to dispose of their heavy trash:
The sites are also recycling drop-off facilities which accept paper, glass bottles and jars, corrugated cardboard, aluminum and tin cans, and plastics #1-#5 and #7.
● Northeast 5565 Kirkpatrick 713.675.3208
● Northwest 6023 Windfern 713.895.1002
● North 9003 North Main 713.694.8435
● Southeast 2240 Central 713.847.1188
● South 5100 Sunbeam 713.738.1936
● Southwest 10785 Southwest Fwy 713.541.1953

Each user must provide proof of residency, including a Texas Driver’s License or ID, a current utility bill or city property tax receipt. The neighborhood depositories accept furniture, tree limbs, stoves and other large appliances. Appliances containing refrigerant must have a tag attached to them certifying that a qualified technician has removed the refrigerant.

Depositories will also accept up to 10 automobile tires per trip per residential unit. A maximum of four cubic yards of building material (not to include roofing shingles, brick, plaster or concrete) will be accepted.

For more information, visit our website at or call 3-1-1, the City of Houston’s Customer Service

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