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Sugar Land, TX News – Service Days for Bulky Trash Collection to Change

Sugar Land, TX News (June 10, 2014) - Service days for bulky waste pickup will change for all residents on August 4, 2014.

Bulky waste service is provided once a month for items too large to fit in the garbage cart. Bulky waste does not include construction, demolition, or hazardous wastes.

Some residents will also have a new day for recycling, but collection days for garbage and green waste will not change.

The changes are detailed at, and residents will receive information by mail that includes a magnet detailing the new service schedules.

Automated recycling service is provided once a week utilizing a City-issued green cart with a wide range of materials being accepted, including:

  • all colors of glass bottles and jars;
  • newspapers, magazines, catalogs, phonebooks, office paper, school paper, mail, paperback books;
  • cardboard, paperboard, and paper bags;
  • steel and tin cans (labels are ok);
  • aluminum cans, foil, and food trays; and
  • plastics #1-5, 7.

Green waste collection is also provided weekly.¬† The green waste program ensures all green waste — grass clippings, leaves, brush, tree limbs, etc. — will be recycled rather than sent to a landfill.¬† Green waste materials should be placed in a reusable container or tied bags; compostable bags are not required.

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