Trash Operator

Republic Waste Services of Texas, Ltd.

10554 Tanner Road, Houston, Texas 77041
Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 9:00pm

Call Center Hours
Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Phone: (281) 446-2030

Trash Collection Guidelines (PDF)

Trash Collection – Wednesday

Curbside, with 95-gallon trash cart once a week.

The following items and materials WILL NOT be accepted:
  • Dead Animals
  • Arsenic
  • Chemical Containers over 5 (five) Gallons
  • Nuclear/Radioactive Waste
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs
  • Gasoline
  • Insecticides
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Stain
  • Solvent
  • Power Steering Fluid
  • Anti-Freeze/Coolant
  • Herbicides
  • Pesticides
  • Propane Tanks
  • Ammunition or Explosives
  • Chemicals NOT in Original Containers
  • Mercury
  • Thermometers
  • Unidentified Chemicals
  • Oil
  • Flammable Chemicals
  • Paint/Paint Cans
  • Varnish
  • Batteries
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Used Oil Filters
  • Poison
  • Medical Waste
  • Liquids

Heavy Waste / Yard Waste Collection: Every Other Wednesday – Curbside

Check Calendar for Service Days

Acceptable Heavy Trash Items: Up to 2 Appliances or Bulk Items Each Heavy Trash Collection Day
  • Household Appliances, Furniture and Live Christmas Trees.
    • Refrigerators must have Freon drained and be tagged accordingly by a certified technician.
    • Hot water heaters must be drained.
  • Grills must be emptied of ash or briquettes. No propane tanks will be accepted.
  • Packing Peanuts.
    • Packing peanuts may not be offered loose, they must be bagged. Drivers will not clean up packing peanut spills.
Unacceptable Heavy Trash Items:
  • Wood
  • Sheetrock or Drywall
  • Windows
  • Insulation
  • Stone
  • Tree Trunks
  • Nails
  • Tires
  • Steel or Cast Iron Building Material
  • Carpet
  • Tile
  • Paneling
  • Concrete
  • Doors
  • Masonry Debris
  • Pool Filters
  • Lawn Mowers
  • Water Softeners

Yard Waste: Up to 6 Bags or Bundles of Yard Waste – Every Other Wednesday – Curbside

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Brush and tree trimmings cut in lengths not to exceed 4 feet, branches no greater than 2 inches in diameter, securely tied in bundles, and not to exceed 35 lbs.

All grass clippings and leaves must be bagged not to exceed 35 lbs.

Trash Cart

Your Municipal Utility District pays for 1 trash cart for each home. If you would like a second cart, an account will be set up under your name and an invoice will be billed to you quarterly. The cost of a 2nd cart would be $19.50 every 3 months plus tax. No delivery, removal or exchange fees will be billed. Republic Service will still own the cart and will provide any maintenance needed at no extra charge.

Please complete form if you would like a second cart and email to or text a photo of the form to Barbara Nussa at (832) 525-0977.

Your cart will be scheduled for delivery to your home.

Holiday Schedule

Republic Services Holiday Schedule:  Republic Services observes Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.  Check calendar for holiday schedule changes.

For Harris County Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Information: