Recycling and Solid Waste

Recycling and Solid Waste Collections


The Woodlands Township contracts with Waste Management to provide efficient, cost effective solid waste service. Targeting waste reduction, the plan includes:

Recycling and Waste Collection

Curbside Guidelines

General
  • Items must be placed at the curb no later than 7 a.m. on your service day. 
  • Trucks must have clear access to your street and carts to provide service.
  • NO household hazardous waste or construction debris. 
Trash and Recycle Carts
  • Must use wheeled carts provided by Waste Management. 
  • Place carts at curb with handles facing the house. 
  • 4 feet between the cart and other items is needed for the automated arm to operate. 
  • Container lid must close completely. 
  • The weight limit for each cart is 200 pounds. 
Extra Trash
  • Excess trash must be bagged and tagged with pink tags available at The Woodlands Township offices and at Kroger and Randall's Customer Service counters in The Woodlands for $1.75 each. 
  • Each bag of excess trash may not exceed 40 pounds. 

Collection Schedule, Missed Pickup or Unresolved Service Issue