Yard Trimmings Collection

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Weekly collection of  yard trimmings is offered free-of-charge to residents of The Woodlands on their designated trash days. The Woodlands Township Environmental Services Department encourages residents to abide by several guidelines to ensure proper collection.

All yard trimmings should be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. on your scheduled service day and at least 4 feet from 96-gallon carts. No additional service tags are required.

Guidelines for Grass Clippings, Leaves and Prunings

  • NO petroleum-based plastic bags.
  • May be bagged in certified compostable bags that meet ASTM-6400 standards.
    • Certified compostable, plant-based bags and Kraft (paper) bags are currently available at Kroger, Randalls, H.E.B., Target, Ace Hardware, Sears Hardware and Walmart.
  • May be placed in a 32-gallon container, such as a traditional trash can.
  • Must weigh no more than 40 pounds.

Guidelines for Branches, Tree Limbs and Trimmings

  • No larger than 4 inches in diameter.
  • Trimmed to 4 feet in length.
  • Tied in bundles no higher than 4 feet in height.
  • May be placed in an open container.
  • Must weigh no more than 40 pounds.

To determine service day, schedule a cart repair/replacement or to report a missed pick-up, please contact The Woodlands Township at 281-210-3800.

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