Recycling Information

Collection is on Thursdays. Please have your recycling container out prior to 7am for collection.

If you experience any problems with your recycling service or have any questions, please feel free to call (281) 313-2378 or email customerservice@besttrashtexas.com

Holidays

If your recycle collection day falls on a holiday (New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day) the collection will be made on the next regularly scheduled collection day.

Recycleable Items

PAPER (including cardboard), PLASTICS (1-7), ALUMINUM and TIN cans and GLASS (all colors)

Best Trash takes great pride in our recycle program. Ensuring the best recycle program for our customers takes time and effort on both sides. Please remove caps, liquids and food products from inside the containers. If items exceed the container capacity, please place them adjacent to the container well marked as recyclable materials. Cardboard is recyclable, please break down all boxes flat, and place them next to the recycle container for collection.


Recycling Containers

Best Trash will replace any containers that are defective or otherwise become unusable due to normal wear and tear. Lost or stolen containers can be replaced for $65.00 each by emailing customerservice@besttrashtexas.com.

Accepted Materials for Recycling

  • Paper (including cardboard)
  • Plastics (1-7)
  • Glass (all colors)
  • Aluminum & Tin Cans

Unacceptable Items for Recycling

These items either fall under the hazardous waste umbrella or simply just not recyclable.

  • Biohazard Waste
  • Electronics
  • Garden Hoses
  • Grocery Store bags, Produce plastic bags, and Trash Liner Bags
  • Medical Waste
  • Pesticides/Chemicals
  • Styrofoam of any kind

Breaking HCMUD 367 Recycling Myths

The recycling information contained herein pertains only to the residents of Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 367. Every recycling plant has its own guidelines. Residents of other MUDs are encouraged to contact their waste services providers for recycling guidelines for their neighborhood.

MYTH: HCMUD 367 recycling is not actually recycled; it’s thrown into a landfill.
FACT: HCMUD 367 recycles residents’ recyclable waste at Independent Texas Recyclers (ITR). The recycling facility is located on 20 acres of land at 6810 Irvington Boulevard in Houston.

MYTH: Garden hoses are recyclable.
FACT: Garden hoses tie up the recycling machines and therefore are NOT recyclable by ITR.

MYTH: Grocery store plastic bags, produce plastic bags and trash liner bags are recyclable.
FACT: These plastic bags are NOT recyclable by ITR as they clog the machines during the process. However; local retailers, such as the Walmart at FM 249 & Spring Cypress Road, collect thin plastic bags such as this for recycling.

MYTH: Pizza boxes need to be cleaned out before recycling.
FACT: Pizza boxes can be recycled without being cleaned; however, removing food may help avoid attracting pests to recycling cans.

MYTH: Dishwashing and laundry detergent containers need to be thoroughly cleaned before recycling.
FACT: This is not necessary for recycling; the process will naturally clean out the containers. HCMUD 367 encourages residents to avoid excessive rinsing in order to conserve water.