Supporting Kingwood and the greater Lake Houston Area
E-Waste Recycling Saturday
Every 1st Saturday of the month, from 9 AM to 3 PM at the Kingwood Metro Park & Ride.

Bring your old, broken and outdated electrics to this monthly recycling event, hosted by CompuCycle, the City of Houston's e-waste recycler.

Good news: KKG was told that CompuCycle will now take large, flatscreen LCD TV's up to 50 inch here in Kingwood at the monthly pick up.  The 27 inch restriction is only on heavy old CRT TV's and computer monitors. They will take televisions of any size at their main recycling plant.

Note, there is no charge for those old TVs and monitors from Houston residents; please be prepared to show proof of residency. And CompuCycle will take any other electronics listed on their website from anyone.

B.O.P.A. announced!
Council member Dave Martin's office told KKG that the next B.O.P.A. (Batteries, Oil, Paint and Antifreeze) collection event, brought to you by the City of Houston Solid Waste Department, is going to be Saturday, April 28th from 9 AM to 1 PM at the Metro Park & Ride of West Lake Houston Parkway.
Since last years original Fall B.O.P.A. event was canceled (because of Harvey) and then rescheduled short notice for December 16th, we are happy to give you plenty of time to prepare for this collection event in April.

Please start saving your rechargeable lead-acid batteries, motor and cooking oil, latex paint (no oil-based paint) and antifreeze, as well as any old appliances and scarp metal for this wonderful eventin the less than three months.

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

If you want to recycle your scrap metal or old appliances, please call local Junky Business at 832-377-5865 and Pete will come and pick up your water-damaged refrigerator, washer or dryer for a fee.

If you have oil based paint or other hazardous substances you will have to take it to the City's Environmental Service Center:

Material Accepted: Household Hazardous Waste (ex. paint, cleaners, fertilizer, batteries, etc.)
Open: Monday – Sunday; 9am – 3pm
Address: 11500 South Post Oak 77035


National Drug Take-Back scheduled for April 28th

On Saturday, April 28th from 10 AM to 2 PM at the Kingwood Park & Ride

The DEA in cooperation with the Houston Police is offering another safe prescription drugs disposal opportunity on Saturday, April 28th, the same day Kingwood will have another B.O.P.A. collection event!
Bring your old, unused and expired prescription and potentially dangerous OTC drugs to this biannual collection event.
According to the DEA's website's press release 11/07/2017 - Drug Enforcement Administration collected record number of potentially dangerous prescription drugs.

Americans nationwide did their part to reduce the opioid crisis by bringing the DEA and its more than 4,200 local and tribal law enforcement partners a record-setting 912,305 pounds—456 tons—of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs for disposal at more than 5,300 collection sites. That is almost six tons more than was collected at last spring’s event. This brings the total amount of prescription drugs collected by DEA since the fall of 2010 to 9,015,668 pounds, or 4,508 tons. 

Now in its 8th year, National Prescription Drug Take Back Day events continue to remove ever-higher amounts of opioids and other medicines from the nation’s homes, where they could be stolen and abused by family members and visitors, including children and teens.

DEA launched its prescription drug take back program when both the Environmental Protection Agency and the Food and Drug Administration advised the public that their usual methods for disposing of unused medicines—flushing them down the toilet or throwing them in the trash—posed potential safety and health hazards. 

KKG gives advice & answers questions
Did you know that KKG's current president Herlinda Gonzales and former president Hal Opperman are busy writing columns and answering questions in our two local newspapers?

Here is a
link to Hal's latest article in the Tribune, talking about the big news for Houston's recycling future.

Volunteer with KKG!
KKG is always looking for people who are passionate about recycling and sustainable living to help in our community activities.

Think you might be one of them? Do your part to save the world and take action with us. Remember - 'Think Globally, Act Locally'.

Volunteering for KKG is also a great way for students to earn resume-building experience. Contact us today!

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NO electronic waste should ever end up in our landfill
Recycle all electronics
Old CRT TVs and computer monitors should be recycled
Recycle your old cans of latex paint at B.O.P.A.
Pete from Junky Business will take your old appliances and any scrap metal
Keep batteries, oil, paint & antifreeze out of landfills
National Prescription Take Back Day April 28th
Drop of your drugs anonymously
Collect and bring your expired and unused meds
Turn in your old prescription drugs
Never flush OTC or prescription drugs down the toilet
KKG 's Hal Opperman writes monthly columns in the Tribune newspaper

B.O.P.A. collection event scheduled for Saturday, April 28th!

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