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Crews continue working diligently to pick up debris left behind from Hurricane Harvey.

On Monday, November 13, crews will begin picking up debris in Area 3A. This area is bounded by Everhart Road to Airline Road between Saratoga Boulevard, south of the Oso Creek to the City Limits, along County Road 41.

Citizens living in Area 3A must have debris set out by 7:00 a.m., Monday, November 13 for pickup. This is the final sweep for Area 3A.

Residents no longer need to separate items.

If you live in Area 1A, 1B or 2, and were still missed, please call (361) 826-CITY (2489) to place a work order with Solid Waste Services.

See the Area maps below to see if your area will be visited within the next three weeks. Check here often for continuous updates.

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  • Place brush, construction, and bulky items in one pile for collection
  • Set out fence posts with concrete attached but no loose concrete will be collected
  • Cut large tree branches into smaller pieces
  • Place small piles of brush and debris in the green cart for collection, provided the lid can still close
  • Create a separate pile for household appliances (refrigerators and freezers should not contain any food items and have their doors removed for safety)
  • Call (361) 826-CITY (2489) to have refrigerators picked up. All other appliances can be taken to the J.C. Elliott Transfer Station at Highway 286 at Ayers Street



  • Place debris under power lines or low hanging trees
  • Park cars or place obstructions near curbside brush which will prevent cleanup crews from removing items safely and efficiently
  • Place hazardous waste out as it is not being collected but it can be taken to the J.C. Elliott Transfer Station at Highway 286 at Ayers Street
  • Place recyclable items in the green bin (it is for trash only)
  • Place brush or trash in the blue bin (it is for recyclables only)
  • Block storm drains when setting brush out for curbside pickup
  • Block sidewalks and driveways when setting brush out for curbside pickup