832-595-3300

Trash

Weekly Pick-up and Recycling:

Mondays of each week – “Green Waste”.  Pickup of lawn cuttings and tree/bush trimmings.

  • Tree and bush trimmings cut to 4 ft. length and less than 3 in. diameter, weighing less than 50 lbs., stacked (bundled and tied) for collection. Maximum 8 bundles.
  • Green waste must not be mixed with household trash or other items.

Tuesdays of each week – “Bulky Item”.  Pickup of heavier or larger items that do not fit in the trash container.

  • Construction material will NOT be serviced. 
  • “Overflow” or extra household trash is not considered “bulky item” trash & WILL NOT be picked up on Tuesdays.

Wednesdays of each week – “Solid Waste roll-out cart (blue lid) and Recycling roll-out cart (green lid)”.

  • Carts should be at the curb before 7:00 a.m., with the front of the cart facing the street
  • Allow 3 feet of distance between the carts and any other objects such as mailboxes, vehicles, fences, etc., to facilitate automated pickup.
  • To avoid a missed pickup please ensure no vehicles are parked near the carts.

Recycling:  Rosenberg offers a FREE recycling program through Simple Recycling!

Please note:  Per City regulations, customers may not place carts in the street right-of-way for collection prior to 12:00 p.m. (noon) the day before collection.  Carts must be placed out no later than 7:00 a.m. on the day of collection.  Emptied carts must be removed from the street right-of-way no later than 8:00 a.m. on the morning following collection.


Monthly Residential Garbage Rates:

Residential:  1 garbage and 1 recycle poly cart = $17.34

Senior Citizen:  1 garbage and 1 recycle poly cart = $16.61

Additional Poly Cart:  $7.70


Quarterly Residential Garbage Rates:

Residential:  1 garbage and 1 recycle poly cart = $52.02

Senior Citizen:  1 garbage and 1 recycle poly cart = $49.83

Additional Poly Cart:  $23.10


Commercial & Residential Garbage Rate Flyer

Effective October 1, 2019

Republic Services 2019 Holiday Schedule:

Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 28, 2019

  • All Commercial garbage will run 1 day behind
  • Does not affect Residential Routes for the City of Rosenberg

Christmas Day — Wednesday, December 25, 2019

  • All Residential garbage services will move back one day, to Thursday, December 26, 2019
  • All Commercial garbage will run 1 day behind

New Year’s Day – Wednesday, January 1, 2020

  • All Residential garbage services will move back one day, to Thursday, January 2, 2020.
  • All Commercial garbage will run 1 day behind

Christmas Trees
Christmas trees may be put out for pick up on regular weekly green waste collection days. Ornaments, tinsel and lights must be removed. Christmas trees and all other green waste are made into mulch or compost.


Have a Problem?

In order to improve efficiencies in service delivery, concerns regarding solid waste service should be routed directly to the City’s contractor, Republic Services, at (713) 726-7300 (wait through initial menu, then press “0” twice to speak with an operator).  For assistance with unsatisfactorily resolved concerns, please contact City of Rosenberg Customer Service at (832) 595-3400.


Need Cart Assistance?

If you, or someone you know, is physically unable to move their carts to the curb for pickup, you may be eligible for the City’s cart assistance program.  To participate in the program, there cannot be anyone at the location physically capable of moving the cart.  Interested individuals should contact Republic Services at (713) 726-7300 (wait through initial menu, then press “0” twice to speak with an operator) to register for assistance.


Need a Cart Repaired?

To request repair of a broken garbage or recycle cart, please contact Republic Services, the City’s solid waste contractor, at (713) 726-7300 (wait through initial menu, then press “0” twice to speak with an operator).  Cart replacements are typically handled on Wednesdays by a separate crew following regular waste collection.