Supporting Kingwood and the greater Lake Houston Area
E-Waste Recycling is back

The City of Houston is once again sponsoring the monthly electronic waste recycling event at the Kingwood Metro Park & Ride this Saturday December 2nd, from 9am to 3pm.

After skipping two months of collecting old, damaged and outdated electronics, CompuCycle was back to collect your electronics in November. 

Keep Kingwood Green is saddened by the thought of how many waterlogged tvs and computers ended up in the landfill, since there was no easy and convenient way to recycle them locally in September and October.

We did some research and were told, that the collected debris from Hurricane Harvey would be sorted and electronics would be recycled, but we can't imagine how that was really possible. And there is no way for us to verify this claim by the City. We have to take them by their word.

But now, it is back to (almost) normal for a lot of Kingwood residents, we would like to encourage you all to bring your E-Waste to the collection event this Saturday.

Remember though: NO tvs or monitors over 27 inches and since the City of Houston is paying for the disposal of these items, be prepared to show proof, that you live within city limits.

Unsure what else they accept? Go to our
website or CompuCycle's website for a detailed list of the things they accept.

Thanks for doing your part!

Wait for Spring B.O.P.A.
Unfortunately the City of Houston Solid Waste Department canceled the Fall B.O.P.A. collection event.

Please hold on to your
(rechargeable) batteries, (motor & cooking) oil, (latex only) paint and anti-freeze for the collection event next Spring.

If you can’t wait for next year's B.O.P.A. and do have items to drop off, there are alternatives.  Go to our website and check out the options under the Local Recycling Guide. 

Also, in case you want to recycle your scrap metal or old appliances, please call local Junky Business at 832-377-5865.

If you have oil based paint or other hazardous substances you will have to take it to the City's Environmental Service Center.
Annual Christmas Tree Recycling

KKG hopes the City of Houston will again offer Christmas Tree recycling this year. Most likely, it'll take place between December 27th and January 14th. 
Please take your tree to the corner on Bens Branch in front of the driveway to the Kingwood libraryPlease remove stands and all decorations.  Flocked trees cannot be recycled.  Living Earth Technology would again pick up these trees and grind them into mulch.
Remember, that unless the City of Houston is your trash service provider, all trees put at the curb would otherwise go to the landfill.  Waste Management, Republic Services, and Best Trash do not recycle trees or any green waste put at the curb.

No local Holiday Lights Recycling
We contacted our local Home Depot store to inquire about free Christmas lights recycling. Unfortunately they do not  take them this year.

KKG will investigate where residents may recycle their holiday lights locally, meanwhile hold on to them and please consider replacing them with energy efficient LED lights.

Happy Holidays,
Merry Christmas and a Greener New Year!

Keep Kingwood Green wishes you stress-free holidays, a very peaceful Christmas and a happy &  healthy 2018! 

While you are making New Years resolutions, try and think of new ways to recycle more and buy less stuff. Remember the five "R"s. Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Rethink and always: Recycle!

We thank you for caring and doing your part.

Also, if you are interested in getting more involved and would like to join our group please let us know, we are always looking for like minded people to join our cause, as well as volunteer at various recycling events throughout the year.


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CompuCycle trucks at the Park & Ride
Bring your e-waste
All TVs up to 27 inches are accepted
Recycle all electronics
Save your pints of latex paint for the next B.O.P.A.
Keep batteries, oil, paint and antifreeze out of the landfill
Pete from Junky Business will take your appliances and scrap metal
KKG expects the City to again offer Christmas tree recycling
Please no flocked or bagged trees
Consider replacing your outdated lights
Save energy with LED holiday lights
Consider using cloth bags instead of wrapping paper
Remember to recycle on Christmas
Look for our recycling bins in 2018
E-Waste collection event this Saturday, December 2nd

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