Special Events

The Solid Waste and Recycling Division and the Recycle and Solid Waste Reduction Board host a variety of special events.  Please be aware that while most events are open to the general public, there are a few that are restricted to residents only.
  1. Holiday String Light Recycling
  2. Paper Shredding, E-waste and Mattress Collection Event
  3. Christmas Tree Recycling
  4. Community Carnivals
  5. Door Hanger Distribution
  6. National Drug Take-Back Day
  7. Scouting Fun Patch

Looking to recycle your holiday string lights? The City of West U has a convenient drop off location for residents at our Public Works Department, located at 3826 Amherst, Monday – Friday between 7:30 am and 5:30 pm.  The collection bin will be available through January 10, 2019. 
Residents wishing to recycle lights after this date may do so at the City’s bi-annual e-waste collection event that occurs the first Saturday in May and November.You may dispose of holiday string lights during our next e-waste collection event. See link located to the right above for date and info.

 If you have any questions, please contact Public Works at (713) 662-5839 or email pwinfo@westutx.gov