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Collection of Moving Boxes and Oversized Cardboard
Guidelines for Bulk Recycling of Moving Boxes and Oversized Cardboard
Cardboard boxes too numerous or large to fit in the recycling cart must be scheduled for pick-up. The service is provided at no additional cost on the 2nd Monday and 4th Friday of the month. For a trouble-free pick-up, please adhere to specifications:
  • Flatten and stack or consolidate smaller boxes into a larger box. 
  • Fold paper and place in recycling cart or cardboard box. 
  • NO packing peanuts, Styrofoam or plastic. 
  • Place items at the curb before 7 a.m. on the scheduled pick-up day.

Schedule Bulk Pick-up of Cardboard for Recycling
  • At least 2 working days prior to the desired pick-up day, call Waste Management Customer Service at 1-800-800-5804.
  • Bulk collection of moving boxes and oversized cardboard occurs on the 2nd Monday and 4th Friday of the month only.

2014 Thanksgiving and Christmas Schedule Changes
To accomodate holiday scheduling, pick-up of cardboard during the weeks of Thanksgiving and Christmas will be moved from Friday to Saturday. 
  • In November, 4th Friday pick-up following Thanksgiving will occur on Saturday, November 29, 2014.
  •  In December, 4th Friday pick-up following Christmas will occur on Saturday, December 27, 2014

If moving boxes are clean and re-usable, please refer to Moving in/Moving out for a list of companies that provide reuse opportunities.

To report a missed Bulk Recycling pick-up, please contact Environmental Services at 281-210-3800 or e-mail.

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