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Hurricane Beryl disrupts City of Houston trash collection services

Hurricane Beryl disrupts City of Houston trash collection services

Hurricane Beryl disrupts City of Houston trash collection services

The City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department is announcing service interruptions for Monday, July 8.

Due to strong winds and heavy rains anticipated from Hurricane Beryl, SWM will suspend all services, including storm debris, trash, recycling, and yard and tree waste collection operations.

Residents are encouraged to secure their trash and recycling containers. For additional information, download the HTX Collects mobile app or contact the 3-1-1 call center. Residents can also use the 3-1-1 online portal at houstontx.gov/311 to report any storm-related concerns.

Changes in the collection schedule:

Monday, July 8:

  • There are no pick-up services: All solid waste facilities and administrative offices will be closed.

  • Service Suspensions: All debris removal operations from the second passing of the storm will be discontinued.

FURTHER: Beryl rainfall timeline for Houston, southeast Texas

Tuesday, July 9:

  • Rescheduled collections: Garbage, recycling, yard waste and tree collection will be available on Monday.

  • Debris collection: Debris collections will resume following the storm. SWM will conduct damage assessments throughout the city due to Tropical Storm Beryl.

Wednesday, July 10:

  • Regular collections: SWM will pick up trash, recycling, yard and tree waste on Tuesday.

Thursday July 11:

  • Service resumption: All tree waste collection services will resume their regular schedule. Due to high volumes of tree waste, additional delays are expected for the remainder of the week.

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