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Electronics Recycling up for City Council vote this week!


We need your help to contact our council members in support of Electronic Recycling.

The Houston City Council will vote this week to approve a new contract regarding restarting monthly Electronics Recycling. Please call our Councilmembers and tell them you want e-waste recycling services back in Kingwood! The vote is on their calendar for Tuesday Feb 9th or Wednesday Feb 10th, agenda item #10. Call or email today and tell them:

Dear Councilmember, please vote yes to support the new Electronic Recycling contract with CompuCycle. We in Kingwood miss our Electronics Recycling Service and want it restored!

For almost three years the City part
nered with CompuCycle to offer free electronic recycling the first Saturday of every month.  In July of last year, without much warning, the collection was suspended.  One of the most asked questions on our web site and to our phone number is:  “When will the next electronic recycling be held?”  The answer we have gotten month after month from Councilman Martin”s office and the City Solid Waste Department is “a contract is being negotiated”.  Now the contract has been signed and is awaiting city council approval, which should happen this week.
While there are other options for Electronic Recycling, this is a service the residents of Kingwood have supported strongly.  For the first six months of 2015, the collections averaged 18,714 pounds per month.  We believe that many of these valuable resources and sometimes hazardous materials are now going to the landfill hidden in trash bags, cans, and dumpsters. If you have items that you desperately need to get rid of, please go to our web site for alternative options 

In November we voted in five at-large council members and Mr. Martin in our District E.  Below are their contact numbers and addresses.  If you think this is a service the City should provide us, do contact all of them as soon as possible and ask them approve the new contract!  If we remain silent, they may feel this is an area of the 2016 budget they can cut!
Dave Martin, 832-393-3008,
Mike Knox, 832-393-3014,
David Robinson, 832-393-3013,
Michael Kubosh, 832-393-3005,
Amanda Edwards, 832-393-3012,
Jack Christie, 832-393-3017,

And our new Mayor
Sylvester Turner, 713-837-0311,

Don't Just Recycle
A picture of an overflowing garbage bin, stuffed to the brim with one single use coffee cups made us sad and made us think: We shouldn't just advocate recycling, but encourage people to reuse items or reduce consumption. There are simple, little things that each of us can do on a daily basis.

One idea is to bring your reusable coffee mug to the local coffee shop. They do not mind filling your mug with their coffee and they even might give you a little discount. Recycling plastic bags from the convenient stores is easy, but try and remember to bring your own reusable bags and avoid getting those flimsy plastic bags in the first place. At restaurants, praise the employees if and when  they hand you your take-out or left overs in a recyclable container. Encourage them to switch to another form of container, away from styrofoam. Some dedicated people might even bring their own containers from home.

And a reusable water bottle should be a no-brainer for any environmentally conscious person!


Christmas Tree Recycling

Keep Kingwood Green wants to thank all residents who participated in the Christmas Tree Recycling in front of the Kingwood library. Thanks to the City of Houston Solid Waste department for collecting our trees and to all of you, who brought your tree without decorations and not flocked - but shame on those people who dumped trash or did not take the time to remove the plastic wrapping, the wooden cross and all those ornaments. 

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Please help us to bring back Electronics Recycling
Still on hold this month
Do not dump your electronics
Thank you for donating your cell phones to us
Bring your own mug to the coffee shop
Always look for recycling bins when out and about
Christmas Tree recycling at the Kingwood library was again a big success
But too many people dumped trash, old ornaments, spent firework leftover and flocked trees
Let's bring monthly Electronic Waste Pick-Up Services back to Kingwood!
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