When you move to a new city or neighborhood, there are many questions you research the answers to and contingencies you plan for. Spending time investigating school districts and commute times is not uncommon. However, you may not have thought about the trash collection and recycling schedule. Before your first night in your new home, you will most likely experience a need for a trash removal service. The discarded packing tape, empty boxes, packing paper, and bubble wrap that you are tripping over needs to go someplace. As your trash and recycling bins fill, you may begin to wonder, “what day do I put out my trash?”
A time honored strategy for discerning trash day involves waiting for your neighbors to put out their garbage cans and then following suit by placing your own bin on the curb. Of course, you could just google your new city’s trash schedule, but who has time for that? For your convenience, we have compiled a list of the trash and recycling schedules for Austin, Dallas and Houston. No need to try and navigate through the bureaucratic beauty that is your city’s website, simply click on each link and enter in your new address.
While you are on each city’s website, you may want to take a few moments to read up on the pricing and sizes of rolling carts, the schedule for recycling, and large brush and bulk pick-up days. Trash day isn’t something we necessarily think about in anticipation of a move, but boy is it necessary and highly anticipated after a move. Soon,the new trash pick-up day will become an ingrained part of your weekly schedule, until then you won’t want to miss a day. Now whose turn is it to take out the trash?