Holiday Waste Collections

2016 Holiday Collection Schedule

The following holidays will be observed in 2016. Any observed holiday that falls on a Monday through Friday will cause all subsequent curbside services for the rest of the week to be delayed by one day. For example, Friday service will occur on Saturday. Regular service will resume the following week. The Woodlands Recycling Center on Research Forest Drive will NOT be closed for any holidays during 2016.

  • New Year's Day: Friday, January 1, 2016
  • Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 24, 2016

  1. Collection Guidelines
  2. Christmas Tree Collections
  3. Extra Household Waste
Guidelines to Remember: 
  • Unlimited recyclables are accepted at curbside. 
  • To recycle holiday paper and gift boxes, place in a paper bag or small box next to your recycle bin. 
  • The recycling truck is a traditional rear-loading truck, reserved only for recyclables. 
    • NO plastic bags. 
    • NO Styrofoam™. 
    • NO bubble wrap.
  • Failure to follow guidelines will result in items being left at the curb. 
Questions or Problems
Please call Waste Management Customer Service at 1-800-800-5804 for questions or problems.
For unresolved service issues or to report leaking trucks or other concerns, please call The Woodlands Township at 281-210-3800.