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.
road side clean up

Look at this map to determine your pick up day!

November 2017

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday


 
 
1
Residential Yard Waste Pick up
2
Curbside Recycling Pick up
3
Curbside Recycling Pick up
 
 
4
5
6
Curbside Garbage Pick up
7
Curbside Garbage Pick up
8
Residential Heavy Trash Pick up
9
Curbside Recycling Pick up
10
Curbside Recycling Pick up
11
Veterans Day
12
13
Curbside Garbage Pick up
14
Curbside Garbage Pick up
15
Residential Yard Waste Pick up
16
Curbside Recycling Pick up
17
Curbside Recycling Pick up
18
19
20
Curbside Garbage Pick up
21
Curbside Garbage Pick up
22
Residential Heavy Trash Pick up
23
Thanksgiving Day!
24
25
26
27
Curbside Garbage Pick up
28
Curbside Garbage Pick up
29
Residential Yard Waste Pick up
30
Curbside Recycling Pick up
 

Notes: Recycling will not be picked up on Thanksgiving Day or the day after. It will be picked up as regularly scheduled the following Thursday and Friday-November 30th and December 1st.  Any additional recycling placed outside of the cart on those days will be collected.

December 2017 

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday


 
 
 
 
1
Curbside Recycling Pick up
2
3
4
Curbside Garbage Pick up
 
5
Curbside Garbage Pick up
 
 
6
Residential Yard Waste Pick up
7
Curbside Recycling Pick up
8
Curbside Recycling Pick up
9
10
11
Curbside Garbage Pick up
 
12
Curbside Garbage Pick up
 
13
Residential Heavy Trash Pick up
14
Curbside Recycling Pick up
15
Curbside Recycling Pick up
16
17
18
Curbside Garbage Pick up
 
19
Curbside Garbage Pick up
 
 
 
20
Residential Yard Waste Pick up
21
Curbside Recycling Pick up
22
Curbside Recycling Pick up
23
24
25
Christmas
-No Services
-Transfer Station Closed
26
-No Services
-Transfer Station Closed
27
Residential Heavy Trash Pick up
28
Mondays
Curbside Garbage Pick up
 
29
Tuesdays Curbside Garbage Pick up
 
30
31
Notes:  There will be no pick up on December 25th 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. 25th, your garbage will be picked up the following Thursday, December 28th.  Any additional bagged garbage or boxes outside of the cart will be collected.  For those that do not get service on Dec. 26th, your garbage will be collected on the following Friday, December 29th.  Any additional bagged garbage or boxes outside of the cart will be collected.