City of El Lago

411 Tallowood Drive
El Lago, TX 77586

Phone: 281-326-1951

Garabage & Recycling Collection

AmeriWaste is the City’s waste removal contractor. For any comments, questions or complaints, they can be contacted via the AmeriWaste customer service office at 281-331-8400.

AmeriWaste looks forward to providing you exceptional service in the City of EI Lago. The following is an outline of services to be provided along with our collection policies:

Daily routes run 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Items must be out for collection by 7:00 a.m. 

Pickups Days

Your pickup days are Wednesday and Saturday at the backdoor.

All household waste will be collected at the backdoor or garage area. Containers must be visible from the street. Observed Holidays are New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas. If your pickup day falls on an observed holiday, your pickup will resume on your next regular scheduled pickup day.

Heavy Trash Collection

Heavy Trash is collected on Wednesday at the curb.

Appliances, furniture, mattresses, and similar items may be placed curbside for collection, provided that they do not exceed 50 pounds in weight and may require additional fees. We cannot go onto private property to remove any items. Appliances that contain refrigerant must be drained and tagged by a certified refrigerant recycler prior to disposal. Water heaters need to be drained. Sheetrock, concrete, lumber, bricks or similar items are considered construction debris and may require additional fees. Please contact our Customer Service Office to have these items picked up.

Green Waste Collection

Curbside Collection of Green Waste (Cans, Bags & Bundles) is provided twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays limited to a combination of ten (10)  cans, bags, and/or bundles per week.  

  • Branches and twigs must be cut, bundled and tied, and not exceed over 5 feet in length.
  • Bundles must not exceed 50 lbs. in weight.

Recycling Collection

Please contact Ameriwaste to sign-up for Recycling.

If you have any questions, or to schedule pickup of debris that does not meet the above requirements, please call the AmeriWaste customer service office at 281-331-8400.