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:

Trash cans and recycling cans
WM Green Tag for web

Curbside Guidelines

  • 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
Additional bags or boxes of household trash are not accepted for bulk. Extra bags of household trash require a pink tag available for $1.78 each at Kroger Customer Service counters in The Woodlands and The Woodlands Township Town Hall. These bags DO NOT need to be scheduled for pick-up.
    • Bags must be no larger than 55 gallons, no heavier than 40lbs
    • Place bags beside trash cart, not on top of cart lid
    • Trash cart must be at the curb beside the bags for the driver to load into the truck

Collection Schedule, Missed Pickup or Unresolved Service Issue