If your home was damaged by this winter storm, it is important to know how to separate and put the debris out for bulk trash. here are a few helpful tips to have debris picked up.
Regular household trash needs to be separate from the storm debris. Continue to put the everyday trash out in the same spot you normally would use.
Storm debris should be placed in a separate area. Put it curbside, without blocking the roadway or storm drains. Do not stack or lean, placing debris near or on trees, poles, or other structures makes removal difficult. This includes fire hydrants and meters.
Unsure where to place your debris? Call 281.652.1900. If you do not have a sidewalk, ditch, or utility line in front of your home, place debris at the edge of your property near the curb. Separate debris into six categories.
Household Hazardous Waste:
• Cleaning Supplies
• Lawn Chemicals
• Oil-Based Paints and Stains
• Other Devices with Cords
Appliances and White Goods
• Air Conditioner
• Washer Dryer
• Water Heater
Construction & Demolition Debris
• Building Materials
• Dry Wall
• Leaves (Do not place in bags)
• Tree Branches
Normal Household Trash
• Normal household trash and other bagged debris of any kind will not be picked up with disaster debris. You should continue to follow your normal garbage removal schedule.