October 27, 2017

Get Your Green Cans Ready: Curbside Recycling Returns Next Month

The city is resuming normal curbside recycling schedules soon after removing 1 million cubic yards of Harvey debris.

THE “WILL THEY, WON’T THEY” PICKUP SAGA of Houston’s post-Harvey residential recycling services was put to bed this morning when the City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department officially set the date to resume operations next month.

After a more than two-month suspension in service in order to focus on removing 1 million cubic yards of Harvey debris, the city will resume curbside recycling collection Nov. 13 for “B Week” residents and Nov. 20 for “A Week” residents. Click here to see what group your home falls into and here for a detailed calendar of when your cans will be picked up for the rest of the year.

Mayor Sylvester Turner estimated earlier this month that recycling could resume as soon as the first week of November while Houstonians have anxiously awaited an official date.

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Article By Laura Furr Mericas, Houstoniamag.com