Serving Houston since 1997
RESIDENTIAL

Neighborhood trash pickup, including recyclables and heavy trash.

Commercial

Weekly trash pickup. We also supply containers and enclosures.

Recycling

From newspapers and glass to batteries, cell phones & computers.

List of Acceptable and Non-Acceptable Items for Recycling

PAPER

(Please place in a separate paper bag, eliminates wind blowing it around, do not put in plastic bags)

  • Newspaper, magazines, catalogs, annual reports
  • Clean pizza boxes, soda and beer boxes
  • Envelopes, junk mail, paper bags
  • White, colored and fax paper
  • Telephone books, paper egg cartons
  • Carbonless forms, tissue role cores
  • Shredded paper strips – (please tie tight in plastic bag)


CARDBOARD (Please breakdown larger boxes) Corrugated cardboard boxes, cereal, food, detergent, pet food, etc.

METAL/ALUMINIUM (Please rinse out prior to placing in bin, food can contaminate recycling)

  • Soda, juice, and beer aluminum cans (if you crush them there’s more room in bin)
  • Tin/steel food & pet food cans
  • Aluminum foil, pie pans, and trays
  • Metal jar lids

PLASTIC CONTAINERS

(If you can crush these items there’s more room in bin) (Check for recycling seal # 1 through # 7, please rinse and remove the lid – lid can go in bin)

  • Milk, juice and cooking oil jugs
  • Soda & water bottles
  • Dish, shampoo, lotions, soap bottles
  • Bleach & detergent containers
  • Household cleaning containers
  • Butter & ice cream tubs
  • Yogurt cups & microwave trays
  • Clean plastic flower pots
  • Orange prescription pill bottles (please double check recycle # on bottom and must wash out residue)

THIN PLASTIC Grocery store bags, dry cleaning bags, produce bags, plastic sleeve from newspaper

Items not accepted at this time:

  • Styrofoam
  • Glass
  • Ceramic items or porcelain
  • Computer Parts
  • Batteries
  • Medical Waste or Biohazard

PAPER not accepted: Disposable diapers, food-encrusted pizza boxes, cereal box liners, food/seed bags, photographs, foil greeting cards, slick-coated frozen food boxes, tissue paper, foil gift wrap, hardback books, Tyvek envelopes, food contaminated paper plates, cups and napkins.

METALS not accepted: Paint and aerosol containers, pesticide & chemical containers, oil filters & batteries, syringes & needles.

PLASTICS not accepted: anti-freeze & motor oil containers, pesticide & chemical containers, plastics with no recycling symbol, toys, laundry baskets, and unsanitary containers.

VF Waste Services

We are committed to providing high quality, comprehensive solid waste and recycling collection services.

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