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The Solid Waste and SQG Surveillance Section is responsible for:

  • Investigating complaints related to solid waste.  Such complaints may include dumping, spills, illegal transfer stations, landfill/mulch site odors, or improper handling of hazardous waste.

  • Conducting routine inspections of permitted and unpermitted facilities, including landfills, mulch sites, recycling facilities, and transfer stations.

  • Conducting routing inspections of small quantity and conditionally exempt small quantity generators, including paint and body shops, dry cleaners, tank washing facilities, and any other industrial or commercial facility that generates industrial or municipal hazardous waste.

Frequently Asked Questions

 
What is solid waste?
What is residential waste?
Where is the nearest landfill or other solid waste facility where I may take residential solid waste?
Where can I find other solid waste facilities and businesses?
Where can I find businesses that recycle wastes?
Whom do I contact to report illegal dumping?
If I have further questions concerning solid waste?
 
What is solid waste?Top

 

Solid waste is anything discarded from residential property, businesses and commercial facilities, institutional facilities, agricultural operations, and industrial plants.

 

What is residential waste?Top

 

Residential waste includes garbage (food waste), rubbish, yard waste, litter, and ashes.

 

Where is the nearest landfill or other solid waste facility where I may take residential solid waste?Top

 

Landfills that may accept garbage (food waste, waste contacted by food) and residential rubbish:

 

Landfill

Location

 

McCarty Road Landfil

 

NE Harris County
Republic Services Inc.
5757 Oats Road 77078
(713) 675-6101

Atascocita Landfill

 

NE Harris County
Waste Management, Inc.
3623 Wilson Road 77395
(281) 446-6545

Blue Ridge Landfill

 

Fort Bend County
Browning-Ferris, Inc.
2200 FM 521
Fresno, TX 77545
(281) 835-6142

 
 

Landfills that may only accept construction and demolition waste, trees, brush, yard waste, and rubbish:

 

Landfill

Location

Casco Landfill

 

S Harris County
Casco Hauling & Excavating
1306 E. Anderson Road 77047
(713) 433-2421

 

Lone Star Recycling and Disposal Facility

 

S Harris County

Delta Waste Services
4107 South Sam Houston Parkway West 77086
(713) 416-2662

Greenbelt Landfill

 

SE Harris County
Waste Corporation of America
550 Old Genoa-Red Bluff Road 77034
(281) 464-9797

Greenshadows Landfill

 

SE Harris County- Pasadena
Waste Management, Inc
710 Jana Lane 77503
(713) 542-6433

Ralston Road Landfill

 

NE Harris County
Waste Corporation of America
6632 John Ralston 77049
(281) 459-4441


Hawthorn Park Landfill

 

W Harris County
Waste Management, Inc.
10332 Tanner Road 77041

(713) 856-9827

Greenhouse Road Landfill

 

W Harris County
G. O. Weiss, Inc.
3510 Greenhouse Road 77084
(281) 492-2558

Fairbanks Landfill

 

W Harris County
Waste Management, Inc.
8205 Fairbanks N. Houston 77064
(281) 918-4031

Addicks-Fairbanks Landfill

 

W Harris County
Waste Management, Inc.
6415 N. Eldridge Pkwy 77041
(281) 918-4031

Tall Pines Landfill

 

N Harris County
Waste Corporation of America
18710 E. Hardy Road 77073
(281) 443-2404

 

 

Sites that accept "Green Waste"* only:

* Green waste is vegetative material such as trees, limbs, branches, stumps, and untreated lumber, such as pallets:

Location

Mulch Matters

E Harris County
9911 C.E. King Parkway 77044
(281) 459-1800

C.J. Resources Inc.

E Harris County
16434 Beaumont Hwy 77049
(281) 456-8098

Living Earth Technology (LETCO)

W Harris County
5802 Crawford Road 77041
(713) 466-7360

Living Earth Technology (LETCO)

NW Harris County
12202 Cutten Road 77066
(281) 537-2377

Living Earth Technology (LETCO)

SW Harris County
16717 Katy Freeway 77094
(281) 579-1472

Just Wood and Mulch

E Harris County
14121 Garrett Road 77044
(281) 456-8524

The Ground Up

NW Harris County
9945 Windfern 77064
(281) 970-0003 ext. 1

Novus Wood Group

SW Harris County

5900 Haynesworth Lane 77034

(281) 922-1000

Mulch King

NW Harris County
12622 Boudreaux Road 77375
(281) 351-5422

Dirt Cheap Mulch

NE Harris County
4460 FM 1960 E 77346
(281) 852-3478

Arbor Care Houston

N Harris County
336 McFarland Rd. 77060
(713) 694-8898

Katy Stone and Gravel

W Harris County
4405 Katy Hockley Cut Off Road 77493
(281) 392-2746

Comex Environmental

W Harris County
4314 Katy Hockley Road 77493
(281) 392-8060

 
 
Where can I find other solid waste facilities and businesses?Top

TCEQ Municipal Solid Waste Facilities

 tceq.texas.gov/permitting/waste_permits/msw_permits/msw-data

City of Houston- Disposal Sites and Facilities

 houstontx.gov/solidwaste/disposal.html

City of Houston- Environmental Service Centers

 houstontx.gov/solidwaste/esc.html

 

Harris County Engineering Department-Household Hazardous Waste

 

 eng.hctx.net/Consultants/Household-Hazardous/Household-Hazardous-Waste

 

 

Where can I find businesses that recycle wastes?Top

TCEQ Municipal Solid Waste Facilities

 tceq.texas.gov/permitting/waste_permits/msw_permits/msw-data

City of Houston- Neighborhood Depositories & Recycling Centers

 houstontx.gov/solidwaste/recycling.html

Houston-Galveston Area Council- Residential Recycling

http://www.recycleinfo.org/recycling-harris-county.html

 

 

Whom do I contact to report illegal dumping?Top

 

·         Harris County Pollution Control Services- (713) 920-2831

·         City of Houston, Bureau of Pollution Control and Prevention- (832) 393-5730

·         Harris County Environmental Enforcement Division- (713) 755-7618

·         Texas Commission on Environmental Quality- (713) 767-3500

 

If I have further questions concerning solid waste?Top

 

·         Contact the Solid Waste Section at Pollution Control Services at (713) 920-2831

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