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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.


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

Earth Day Activities at Lone Star College - Kingwood:
We at Keep Kingwood Green try to make every day Earth Day.  This year on the official Earth Day, we will be celebrating with the Students and Faculty at Lone Star College, Kingwood. On April 22nd we will have a table and outreach event on the campus from noon until 1:30.  Other clubs at the college will also have tables in the courtyard behind PAC (the old SFA building).  All are invited to stop and talk to us about recycling and other "green" initiatives.
  
The Students and the College are also collecting used electronics as a fund raiser from noon to 1 PM Tuesday April 15th and Thursday, April 17th.  For more information:  M.Johnson@lonestar.edu  281-312-1603

To kick off their week, on Monday, April 21st at 12:30 AM and 6:00 PM the ECO Club will be showing the film "Chasing Ice".  All are invited to attend.


Free Document Shredding by the City of Houston:
When:  May 17th from 9 AM to 1 PM
Where:  Kingwood Metro Park and Ride lot
This is a free service but only offered in Kingwood once a year!
(check back later for more details)

Ewaste EWaste

 

 

 

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

 


 

BOPA BOPA BOPA Collection Event - Next event on April 26th,2014 from 9 am to 1 pm at the Kingwood Metro Park & Ride
(Batteries, Motor and Cooking Oil, Latex Paint, Antifreeze and Scrap Metal)

BOPA is brought to you by Council Member Dave Martin in partnership with Solid Waste Department.

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

Click here for more information.

 

Drug Take-Back Day on April 26th, 2014 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Kingwood Metro Park & Ride

Please note that although the day and location are the same as the BOPA event, no drugs will be accepted before 10 AM. 

 

 

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?


Local Recycling GuideOur Brochure

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KKG Essay Contest Essay Contest

 

 

Keep Kingwood Green awarded over $1000 to students and teachers last school year for their efforts in researching and writing about recycling. Out of the hundreds of entries in this contest, we are proud to announce the District Winners!

 

 

 

 

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