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Residential Trash & Recycle Collection

In order to receive a recycle bin, please call the Public Works Dept. at 281-420-5300. You will be asked for your name, address and telephone number and your information will be forwarded to Best Trash who will then deliver your bin within 5 to 7 business days.

Baytown Green Center

Building materials, tires, batteries, electronic or other hazardous materials (i.e., pesticides, cleaning fluids and paints) are not accepted by Best Trash.  These items are accepted at the Baytown Green Center or at the Harris County HHW Facility.

  1. Trash Collection
  2. Recycle Collection

Trash Collection Service Information

Trash service is provided twice weekly to residents on Monday and Thursday or Tuesday and Friday of each week. Trash should be placed at the curb no later than 7 a.m. on the day of scheduled collection. You can also use your old trash can as long as it is between 30-50 gallons in size. Trash bags, 30-gallon bags or smaller, will also be allowed as long as you put them next to the bins.

Trash pickup days are as follows:

  • Monday / Thursday: North of SPUR 330 (Decker Dr.) and North of Highway 146
  • Tuesday / Friday: South of SPUR 330 (Decker Dr.) and South of Highway 146

Best Trash Holiday Schedule

Pickup Map (PDF)

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Brush Pile Guidelines

  • Put materials on the curb in front of your home. Do not place on vacant lots or medians.
  • Do not place materials in front of utility poles, traffic signs, utilities meters or hydrants.
  • Do not stack brush too close to fences, mail boxes, under overhead wires or low hanging tree limbs.
  • Do not allow your brush to block the sidewalk or protrude into the street.WebFlag

What goes to the curb?

  • Tree Limbs (8 feet or less)
  • Shrubbery

Do not include bagged leaves, lumber, wood, plastic or any other material with the brush and limbs. Bagged leaves & cuttings are placed with the twice weekly garbage collection.

What time should brush be at the curb?

  • By 7:00 a.m. on Monday of your collection week.

When is brush collected?

Brush is collected once a month. See the Brush & Limb Disposal Pickup Map to determine your pickup day.

Zone 1 - BlueThe week of the first Monday
East of North Main/North of Ward Road
Zone 2 - OrangeThe week of the second Monday
South of Ward Road East of Goose Creek
Zone 3 - PurpleThe week of the third Monday
Southwest of Decker Drive West of Goose Creek
Zone 4 - GreenThe week of the fourth Monday
East of Decker Drive West of North Main/North of West Lob