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
  • Trash and recycling carts, yard trimmings and bulky items must be placed at the curb no later than 7 a.m. on your service day. 
  • Must use wheeled cart provided by Waste Management. 
  • Place trash cart at curb with handles facing the house. 
  • Allow 4 feet between each cart and other items to allow space for the automated arm on each truck to operate. 
  • Container lid must close completely. 
  • The weight limit for each cart is 200 pounds. 
  • NO household hazardous waste or construction debris. 
  • 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 must not exceed 40 pounds. 

Collection Schedule, Missed Pick-Up or Unresolved Service Issues

  • To determine service day, schedule a cart repair/replacement, schedule a bulk pick-up or to report a missed pick-up, please contact Waste Management at 1-800-800-5804.
  • To report unresolved service issues, please contact The Woodlands Township Environmental Services Department at 281-210-3800.