Solid Waste-Frequently Asked
All trash is picked on Monday or Tuesday, for your
specific day, call 633-0281.
Limbs and junk are picked up by work order. The city is divided into
four sections and drivers work one section a day, Monday, Tuesday,
Thursday and Friday. To schedule a pick-up, call 633-0281.
NO. The gray containers are for household trash
only and blue containers are for recyclables only.
Paint that has dried is no longer hazardous waste.
Allow paint to dry and then dispose of household paint in regular
No, the city does not pick up tires. If you have
tires, you may take them to any tire dealer and/or the Angelina
County Landfill; they will dispose of them for a fee.
Hypo needles are considered part of the infectious waste stream and
as such should be taken back to local hospitals or your doctor's
office. You may also place them in a 2 liter soda bottle and
dispose of in the regular trash. Please help prevent stick injuries
to our employees.
Catch the driver when he is dumping your container
and he will allow you to reload the container or put the trash in
next week's collection. Do not stack the bags beside the container;
the driver will not pick them up.
Gray containers are for household trash, which is taken to the
landfill. Blue containers are for recyclable material, which is
taken to the recycling center for processing.
Common reasons garbage is
not picked up?
Trash cans too close together, needs to be no closer than 4 feet.
Trash can too full or stacked on top of container.
Trash pilled up around container.
Car or other object to close to container needs to be at least 4
feet from any object.
Trash not out too curb by 7:00 am.
Trash cart handles facing street instead of towards the house.
How do I get a gray trash or blue recycling cart?
633-0281 to request
a blue cart or to request a trash or recycle cart.