Garbage Collection

GFL Environmental
8515 S Texas 6
Houston, TX 77083

Residents can contact GFL Customer Service at 281-368-8397 or by email, in the event garbage is not picked up on scheduled pick up days. For hazardous household waste, use the Harris County Household Hazardous Waste Collection at 6900 Hall Road or call 281-563-6200 for a list of what is acceptable to be dropped off.


  • Scheduled collection days are: TUESDAY and FRIDAY.
  • ALL waste must be located at the curb on scheduled collection days by 7:00am.
  • Refuse must be either in containers or bags not exceeding 40-gallons or 40-pounds. (Household garbage is defined as waste generated inside the house, exclusive of any construction or remodeling debris)
  • Trees, shrubs, brush trimmings and fencing must be tied and bundled in lengths no greater than 4-feet with no branch diameter exceeding 3-inches.
  • Heavy/Bulky waste/items must be located at the curb area of each residence and will be collected on regularly scheduled collection day. Items such as appliances, furniture, carpet (up to 1 room, rolled up 4-feet wide and less than 50-pounds), cardboard boxes (flattened).
  • By Federal Law, refrigerators and freezers or any other items containing Freon must be drained of Freon and have an accompanying bill to validate such service was performed.
  • Items excluded from normal collection are wet paint, dirt, rocks, bricks, concrete, tires, batteries, motor oil, cooking oil, liquids, flammable liquids, and waste generated by a private contractor or any materials or items deemed hazardous materials.
  • HOLIDAYS: If the scheduled collection day falls on any of the following holidays, the normal service will be resumed the following scheduled pick up day. WCA observes the following holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day