Delayed Recycling Collection – Lakeshore Section

The MUD 501 Board received reports today that recycling collection did not occurred as scheduled on Tuesday in the Lakeshore section.

We notified Texas Pride, and they stated they are sending personnel to collect the remaining materials this evening. We appreciate your patience.

A Message from HC MUD 501’s Garbage and Recycling Provider, Texas Pride Disposal

To Our Valued Customer,

We are excited to announce that Texas Pride Disposal has entered a strategic and financial partnership with NMS Capital. Our partnership with NMS comes at a critical moment and inflection point in Texas Pride’s great 10+ year company history. Given NMS’ experience in the waste space, and successful track record of working with growing, founder-owned businesses just like Texas Pride, we are excited to launch into the future with their support.

NMS brings capital and operational backing that will help drive Texas Pride’s growth while also bolstering our operations, ensuring that we are in prime position to provide consistent and best in class service to our customers as the company continues to grow. NMS Capital currently manages assets in excess of $1.5 billion and is committed to supporting Texas Pride’s growth initiatives, including but not limited to investments in maintenance, safety, technology, service area and service line expansion and equipment purchases.

Beyond financial backing, this relationship will provide a wealth of experience and knowledge through a partnership with long-time industry executive, NMS Operating Executive Chuck Casalinova. Chuck brings 40 years of experience and relationships through his work in various management roles in the industry, including extensive experience operating in the state of Texas. My team and I will continue to be responsible for all day-to-day functions of Texas Pride, while leveraging Chuck as a strategic resource and advisor to support us as we focus on scaling the business and enhancing operations.

We thank you again for your loyalty. As we move forward, we are extremely excited about our new partnership and the support that it will provide me, and the entire Texas Pride Disposal team, to deliver for our customers. The inner kid in me who chased the garbage truck down the street is still vibrantly passionate about what we do. Now partnered with a strong capital group, we are in an excellent position to deliver and are more excited than ever about the future of Texas Pride Disposal.

Thank you,

Kevin Atkinson, Founder and CEO
Texas Pride Disposal
7705 Hall Rd, Houston, TX 77075

No Recycle Collection – Tuesday, December 27th

The MUD 501 Board was notified late Tuesday evening that Texas Pride has suspended recycle service on Tuesday, December 27th in order to continue to catch up from service delays and cancellations during the recent freeze event.

The next recycling collection will be next Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

For comments or questions, please contact Texas Pride, at (281) 342-8178, or We apologize for any inconvenience from this unexpected development.

Message from Texas Pride Regarding Garbage Collection Service Update – Friday, December 23rd

As our team’s safety is our number one priority, garbage services will be on a delayed start on Friday, December 23rd to avoid any issues with frozen roadways and hypothermia with our crew members.  At this time, we do not know what time routes will be starting, so we ask that you continue to place your garbage out by 7:00 a.m. on Friday.

We appreciate your understanding and respect for the well-being of our team, and wish everyone happy holidays!

Recycling Collection Alert

The MUD 501 Board received reports today of missed recycling pick ups in some areas in the District yesterday, Tuesday, July 19th.

We understand from the MUD 501 garbage and recycling provider, Texas Pride, that a backup crew serviced the District on Tuesday due to a family emergency for the regular driver, and the backup crew may have missed collection of some carts placed at the regular garage door location.

Texas Pride has stated they will send a recycling collection crew through tomorrow, Thursday, July 21st, to collect any remaining recycling materials placed either curbside or in front of your garage door visible from the street.  We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

Suspension of Recycling Collection Services – July 12, 2022

Harris County MUD 501’s garbage and recycling provider, Texas Pride, has notified MUD 501 that they are experiencing a surge in COVID cases, which has impacted their level of service.  As a result, Texas Pride has suspended recycling collection services on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.  Recycling collection will resume next week on Tuesday, July 19th.  We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this service interruption.

If you have any additional questions or service issues, please contact Texas Pride, at (281) 342-8178, or

Recycling Collection Update – June 29, 2022

The District was notified early this morning that Texas Pride Disposal was unable to complete the recycling collection yesterday due to mechanical issues with a collection truck.

The remainder of the route will be completed today. The District appreciates your patience.

For any additional questions or concerns, please contact Texas Pride Disposal at (281) 342-8178 or

Mark Your Calendars for the Spring 2022 Community Shred Event

As you know, over the past several years, the MUD 501 Board has worked with its garbage and recycling provider to host community shred events for District residents.  In order to allow for all Towne Lake residents to participate, the MUD 501 Board has partnered with the Towne Lake Community Association for the Towne Lake Foundation to host the next community shred event, on Saturday, April 23, 2022, from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.  In order to accommodate the expected larger turnout, the event has been relocated to the Towne Lake Amphitheater, located at the southwest corner of Tuckerton and Towne Lake Parkway behind Kroger.  Please bring a current utility bill or other proof of residence to the event.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Towne Lake Document Shred Event (PDF)