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Thanksgiving Recycling and Trash Service Reminders

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THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS – In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, The Woodlands Township reminds residents that there will be no curb-side collection services on Thursday, November 28. Households that are normally serviced on Thursday or Friday will be serviced the following day.  All services are affected—trash, recycling, yard trimmings, bulk pick-up and Simple Textile Recycling. 

Please see the chart below to determine your service day:  

If your regular collection is…                         Your holiday collection will be:

Monday           November 25                             the same
Tuesday           November 26                            the same       
Wednesday     November 27                             the same
Thursday         November 28                             Friday              November 29
Friday              November 29                             Saturday          November 30

The regular pick-up schedule will resume on Monday, December 2, 2019.


The Woodlands Recycling Center on Research Forest Drive will be open during regular hours:

  • Open on Wednesday, November 27, from 4 to 7 p.m.
  • Open on Saturday, November 30, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Be a good neighbor this Thanksgiving holiday week.  Courtesy matters:

  • If you have house guests, keep streets clear of parked cars on trash days to prevent blocked streets and missed pickups.
  • Consider assisting out-of-town neighbors by placing and removing their trash and recycling carts from the curb to keep our community beautiful.

Find more information about trash and recycling services, please visit  To report missed pickups, please call Waste Management Customer Service at 800-800-5804. For unresolved service issues, please call The Woodlands Township at 281-210-3800.

For more information on The Woodlands Township, please call 281-210-3800, or visit