Trash / Recycling Service

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WM-Logo-PNGThe City of Conroe contracts with Waste Management to provide cost effective, and efficient service.  The current plan for service includes:

  • Once a week automatic service for trash, utilizing a 96 gallon cart with a green lid. Click here to view your TRASH collection schedule.
  • Once a week automatic service for recyclables, utilizing a 96 gallon cart with a yellow lid. Any recycle cart with non acceptable items will experience a service delay. Click here to view your RECYCLE collection schedule.
  • Once per month manual collection of yard trimmings and bulky trash. Click here to view your BULK collection schedule.
  • All collections must be at the curb no later than by 6:30 a.m. on your service day.

Service Guidelines – Trash / Recycle

  • All trash and recycle items must be placed at the curb no later than 6:30 a.m. on your service day.
  • The lids on both trash and recycle carts must be closed to ensure litter free service. Debris must not exceed the lid of the cart or you may experience a delay in service.
  • All customers must use approved cart provided by Waste Management.
  • Allow 4 feet between each cart and other surrounding items to allow space for the automated vehicle to safely service your containers.
  • Each cart has a weight limit of 175 lbs.
  • NO construction debris or household hazardous waste will be accepted in Trash or recycle carts. Please click here for acceptable items.
  • All excess trash must be bagged and tagged with tags available at the City of Conroe Utility Billing Department. Every bag of tagged excess trash must not exceed 50 pounds.
  • For more information on Waste Management Recycling efforts, please click here.  

Service Guidelines – Bulk Waste (Monthly Service)

  • All bulk items must be placed at the curb no later than 6:30 a.m. on your service day.
  • Bulk Service will be provided once per month. Please click here to review the bulk service schedule by day.
  • Bulk waste refers to appliances, furniture and other large household items to large for normal weekly collection.
  • No single item shall weigh more than 50 lbs.
  • All bulk is to be placed in front of the paying residents house, and within 3 feet of the roadway. To avoid service disruption keep at least 50 feet of space open in front of bulky items left for removal.
  • NO construction debris, household hazardous waste, concrete, bricks, roofing, vehicles or parts, oils, antifreeze, computers, televisions, household waste, dirt, and lumber will be accepted in bulk services.
  • Carpet is only collected in 4 foot tied bundles. 
  • Refrigerators, freezers and AC units must be Freon Free and certified by a certified technician. 
  • To avoid service disruption keep at least 50 feet of space open in front of bulky items. 
  • Please click here for acceptable / non-acceptable items on bulk services.
  • For more information on Waste Management Recycling efforts, please click here.

Holiday Schedule

No collection of City of Conroe trash, recyclables, or bulky items on the following weekday holidays :

1. Thanksgiving Day
2. Christmas Day
3. New Years Day

Waste Management will resume services on the day after the holiday. Trash and recycling services will be delayed by 1 day if falls on weekday holiday. For instance, if holiday is on a Monday, Mondays service would then occur on Tuesday and Tuesdays service will occur on Wednesday, ect. Households with Friday service that is effected by a weekday celebrated holiday will receive service on a Saturday.

For all other holidays, please place your carts at the curb on your scheduled service day by 6:30 a.m. to avoid service disruptions.

Missed Services or Unresolved Service Issues

  • To determine a Service day, please click here or contact Waste Management at 1-800-800-5804.
  • To schedule a cart repair/replacement, please call Waste Management at 1-800-800-5804
  • To report a missed service, please call Waste Management at 1-800-800-5804.
  • To add an extra cart to your existing account please call the Utility Billing office at 936-522-3170.
  • To report unresolved service issues, please contact the The City of Conroe Utility Billing Department at 936-522-3170.

     

Most Frequent Asked Questions

Click here for a list of the Most Frequent Asked Questions.  Click here for Spanish version.

Additional Resources

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