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Green For Life (GFL)

(Formerly Waste Corporation of Texas, LP)
8515 Highway 6 South, Houston, Texas 77083
Contact Support or email wcacshouston@gflenv.com.

For all inquiries, including assistance with service or poly cart requests, please call GFL at (281) 368-8397 or email wcacshouston@gflenv.com.

Welcome Letter (PDF)
Trash Collection Guidelines (PDF)

Solid Waste Collection – Collected two times per week on Tuesday and Friday.
  • All refuse items properly placed inside of provided poly cart with lid closed
  • Poly cart placed at your curb by 7:00am on your collection day
  • Maintain 3 feet of space around all sides of the poly cart
  • Do not overfill poly cart and no bags on top of lid or on ground
Recycling Collection – Collected one time per week on Wednesday.
  • Acceptable Materials for Recycling Collection
  • All acceptable recycling items properly placed inside of provided poly cart
  • Poly cart placed at your curb by 7:00am on your collection day
  • Maintain 3 feet of space around all sides of the poly cart
  • Do not overfill poly cart and no bags on top of lid or on ground
Green/Yard Waste Collection – Collected one time per week on Wednesday.
  • Grass clippings, leaves, tree trimmings, branches or other general yard waste
  • 8 or less, bags/bundles weighing less than 50 pounds
  • Brush/Limbs no larger than 3 inches in diameter and bundled 4 foot lengths
  • No large timbers or fence pickets with nails
  • Do not use the provided solid waste or recycling poly cart
Bulky Waste Collection – Collected 1 time per week on Wednesday.
  • General household items such as appliances and furniture
  • Up to 5 cubic yards or less per collection day
  • Remove refrigerant/freon and doors from refrigerators/freezers**
  • No construction debris, hazardous waste, or dead animals

**Refrigerant/freon must be removed and tagged by a professional prior to collection.

City of Richmond Trash and Recycling Holiday Schedule