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City of Houston Considers Monthly Surcharge for Trash Collection, Recycling Expenses

City of Houston Considers Monthly Surcharge for Trash Collection, Recycling Expenses

The city of Houston’s garbage czar wants to hit homeowners with a monthly surcharge of $15-$20 to cover a variety of expenses related to trash collection and recycling.

“We are the only big Texas city that doesn’t have a fee like this,” the City of Houston's Solid Waste director, Harry Hayes, said.

Among the expenses, the city spends approximately $1 million annually on illegal dumping.

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