We are enhancing your solid waste services beginning January 16, 2023!

City Council has approved a new solid waste contract that will extend the City’s partnership with Republic Services to provide residents and businesses in the area with unparalleled solid waste, green waste, bulky waste, and recycling services.

So what does this mean for you?

The new contract goes into effect January 16, 2023 and will include the addition of new technologies, more efficient solid waste routes, and a quicker way to get in touch with Republic for on-call services and inquiries. Additionally, the new contract will take rates from $20 per month to $19.85, providing enhanced service for a lower rate.

How do you contact Republic?

Republic Services Customer Service can reached be via phone at 713-726-7307 or via email at sugarland@republicservices.comRepublic Services will have a new customer service app available soon!

Your service days are changing!

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The City is working with Republic Services to optimize routes and create fewer service days for residents to remember!

Check out our "Find My Service Day" tool to see what your new solid waste service days will be beginning January 16, 2023.

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Trash Collection

The City is maintaining the twice weekly trash collection service. You may experience a change to your service days. Learn more about the trash guidelines.

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Recycling Collection

The City is maintaining the weekly recycling collection service. Your recycling will be collected on one of your service days.  Learn more about the recycling guidelines.

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Bulk Cardboard Recycling

The City is maintaining the on-call bulk cardboard collection service. Learn more about the bulk cardboard service.

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Green Waste Collection 

The City is maintaining the weekly green waste collection service. Your green waste will be collected on one of your service days. If you choose to bag your green waste, there will be a new clear bag requirement beginning January 16, 2023. Please help us educate the landscaping companies of the new clear bag requirement. 

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Bulky Waste Collection

The City is offering a new, on-call flexible bulky waste collection service. The service allows you to schedule 12 bulky waste collections per year - use it when you need it!

Here's how to contact Republic Services to schedule!

The City also continues to offer an additional 3 bulky waste collections following the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's holidays. The existing bulky waste limit - 5 cubic yds - will continue for the next contract. Additional bulky waste collections are available for a fee. 

Community Engagement Campaign

In an attempt to educate, engage, and empower residents, the City has shared information regarding the Solid Waste enhancements in various ways, including: 

  • HOA Meetings
  • City Events 
  • City Hosted Community Meetings
  • Nextdoor
  • Facebook 
  • City Webpage
  • Listserv Distributions 
  • Video Content 
  • Direct Mailer 
  • Handouts 

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