Trash Service Information

 

Service Provided by: WCA

Phone: (281)368-8397

 

Website: http://wcawaste.com/services/residential

 

Solid Waste Pickup Days: Tuesday and Friday

 

Recycling Pickup Day: Friday

 

 

WCA observes six holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.  If the pickup day falls on a holiday, items will be picked up the next trash/recycling day, not the following business day.

 

SOLID WASTE PICKUP

 

• Please have waste ready for collection no later than 7 a.m.  Yard waste, heavy trash, and recycle bins must be placed at the curb for collection.
• Refuse must be in bags or cans, weighing no more than 40 pounds.
• Tree branches, brush, shrubs, and fencing must be tied in bundles, weighing no more than 40 pounds, and being no longer than 4 feet in length.
• Branches may be no wider than 3 inches in diameter to avoid damaging equipment.
• Per Federal Law, refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioning units must be drained of all freon and have an accompanying receipt or certificate verifying Freon has been drained.


THE FOLLOWING ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED: dirt, rocks, bricks, concrete, tires, batteries, motor oil, cooking oil, waste generated by a private contractor, hazardous/toxic chemicals or material, construction material, no more than 1 room of carpeting, bundled and less than 40 pounds. Items not collected will be tagged explaining reason for non-collection.

RECYCLING

 

 

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE ACCEPTED IN YOUR RECYCLING CONTAINER: Aluminum Cans, Aluminum Foil, Catalogs, Colored Paper, Construction Paper, Copper, Corrugated Cardboard Colored Paper, Empty Aerosol Cans, Folders, Glass Bottles, Glass Jars, Holiday Cards and Greeting Cards, Holiday Cards and Greeting Cards Boxes, Junk Mail and Envelopes, Magazines, Metal Pots and Pans, Newspaper, Office Paper, Paper Bags, Paperboard Boxes (cereal, soda/beer, egg, shoe boxes, etc.), Phone Books, Plastics #1-#7 (milk, soda, water, juice, shampoo, detergent, pool supplies, pet food, etc., excluding Styrofoam), Scrap Metal (nails and screws, gutters, etc.), Steel Cans, and Tin Cans,

 

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE UNACCEPTED IN YOUR RECYCLING CONTAINER: Coat Hangers, Plastic Bags, Dishes and Cups, Disposable Plates and Cups, Facial and Toilet Tissue, Light Bulbs, Milk and Juice Cartons (wax-board containers), Mirrors, Paint and Solvent Containers, Paper Towels, Pizza Boxes (because of the oils), Pyrex Pans, Styrofoam, Windows, Wet or Soiled Paper, and Wrapping Paper with foil.