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Earth 911: provides most environmental information for your area. Check out their latest Green News.

Houston Galveston Recycling Guide: information on 80+ drop off centers and tips on how to reduce and reuse everyday materials.

The Story of Stuff: a great 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. See also The Story of Bottled Water, The Story of Electronics , The Story of Cosmetics and more.

19 Things You Should Never Ever Throw In The Trash


KKG Presentation to H-GAC on 11-20-2013 (pdf 944KB)

We are proud to announce that Keep Kingwood Green has been selected to be a recipient of the Mayor’s Proud Partner Award for 2014.  Houston Mayor Anise Parker will present the award to the group on October 27th at a special luncheon being held at the Hilton Americas – Houston Hotel.  We will post more details and pictures after the event .

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Electronic Waste Recycling - Once a Month (first Saturday of every month)
Metro Park and Ride, 9 AM to 3 PM

It is City sponsored by Compucycle

Or use one of their GREENspots DROPoff locations open every day. The closest facility to Kingwood and Humble is at Big Tex Storage

 

BOPA BOPA BOPA Collection Event - Once a year at the Kingwood Metro Park & Ride
Next event on October 25 from 9am to 1pm
(Batteries, Motor and Cooking Oil, Latex Paint, Antifreeze and Scrap Metal)

No electronics, No oil base paint
For Houston Residents only.

Click here for more information or if you missed the last event.

 

Drop off CenterKingwood Drop off Center - Every WeekendPacker Truck Packer Truck

The drop off center provided by the City of Houston is located at the Metro Park and Ride . It can be accessed from Lake Houston Parkway or Rustic Wood Dr. It is open each weekend from Friday afternoon until 8 AM Monday morning. The drop-off center accepts: aluminum and steel cans, including empty aerosol cans,  #1, #2, #3, #4, #5 and #7 (not #6!) plastic bottles and containers, clear and colored glass, paper, cardboard and phone books and . Please flatten your cardboard.
Good News! Recycle your paper juice and milk containers with the cardboard at the Kingwood Weekend Recycling at the Park and Ride lot. Do rinse them first.
Good News! From now on, you can also recycle your carton juice and milk containers with the cardboard. Do rinse them first.
Have a look also at What NOT to Put in the Bin.

 


paper recycling binsPaper Recycling Bins - Every Day

Most kinds of paper can be dropped in the Abitibi green and yellow recycling bins that you will find in the parking lot of most schools and churches: newspapers, magazines, shopping catalogues, junk mail (even envelopes with windows), and phone books. (Please, remove all plastic bags and recycle them at grocery stores.). No more cardboard. Please bring flatten cardboard to the weekly Drop off Center.

 

Where can you recycle these items?


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Special Events

 

Farmer MarketKingwood Farmer Market - Every Thursday from 3 PM to 7 PM

If you love fresh home grown fruits and vegetables, now is the time to visit the Farmers Market in Kingwood Town Center Park. 

Come and visit the certified vendors to buy locally grown and produced fruit, vegetables and such delicacies as indian food, jellies and jams, artisan breads, olive oil, goat cheese, lavender, jerky, sugar-free desserts, orchids and many others. 

 You can now check their web site at: www.towncenterevents.com/farmersmarket