New Garbage Service Guidelines Effective October 1, 2018
Newport MUD is changing its garbage service guidelines effective October 1, 2018. Newport MUD will use the same contractor, Aggressive Waste Disposal, but the new policies are intended to streamline service and give the neighborhood a neater appearance. You may contact them directly at 713-631-1900 if you have questions regarding their service policies.
Residential household collection – Garbage must be contained in standard 32-65 gallon cans or sealed plastic bags. Containers and contents can weigh no more than 50 pounds. Each residence is limited to 2 -3 garbage cans OR up to 5 bags per collection day.
Heavy trash – Heavy trash is collected twice per month on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Each residence is limited to 2 items per pickup day. Heavy trash are items that fall under the categories of “furniture and/or appliances”. Such items include sofas, tables and chairs, bed frames, mattresses, TVs, stoves, refrigerators, etc. (all appliances with refrigerants must be drained by a licensed technician according to state regulations prior to pick up).
Yard Waste – Yard waste is picked up once per week on Mondays. Each residence is limited to 10 bags of grass clippings and/or leaves per week. Tree limbs must be cut into lengths no longer than 4 feet and bundled and tied into bundles no heavier than 40 pounds.
Unacceptable items – Rocks, dirt, concrete, gravel, construction debris, tires, large pieces of glass, dead animals, hazardous waste (solvents, oil, paints, batteries, automotive fluids, fluorescent light bulbs, pool chemicals).
The waste hauler will not collect debris that does not meet the above guidelines. Unacceptable items will be yellow tagged, and residents will need to contact waste hauler for further details.