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Posted on: March 14, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Waste Management reports telephone scammers posing as WM agents

THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (March 14, 2018) – Waste Management, the recycling and solid waste contractor for The Woodlands Township, has informed the Township that a phone scam has been reported in The Woodlands. The telephone scammers are reportedly representing themselves as Waste Management agents and asking for payment for services.

Waste Management’s security department is actively working on the issue. No residents have contacted Waste Management or the Township directly, but the Township advises residents to be aware.

Residential Waste Management services in both the Montgomery County and Harris County portions of The Woodlands Township are funded through taxes collected annually by The Woodlands Township through the Montgomery County Tax Assessor’s Office. Residents pay for the service through their tax dollars. Waste Management does not collect monies from individuals for services in The Woodlands.

Please do not provide any credit card or bank information to anyone requesting payment for residential Waste Management services by phone.

For more information about The Woodlands Township, please visit, or call 281-210-3800. To reach Waste Management or to report if you receive a call, please call Waste Management directly at 1-800-800-5804.

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