KKG News You Can Use

Two Steps Forward and One Step Back!

Over the past ten years there has been lots of progress in the Lake Houston area in the recycling of resources.  The City of Houston has led the way in many ways.  One of their first steps was to put a sustainable weekend recycling program together for Kingwood.  Each...

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Big News for Houston Recycling

There was big news in the recycling industry here in the Houston area on January 10th when the Houston City Council agreed to a new 15 year contract for recycling services with a Spanish company, Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas S.A. or, FCC on the European Stock...

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Holiday Recycling News

We wish you Peace, Love, and Joy this Holiday Season and throughout 2018! Recently Keep Kingwood Green received a proud partner certificate from Houston Mayor Turner for our BOPA High Awareness Campaigns. The City and Councilman, Dave Martin, offer residents an...

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Here Come the Fall Leaves

Published in The Tribune: 11 October 2017 Fall has finally arrived! Maybe the temperature does not say fall yet, but the falling leaves and pine needles are a sign that fall is on its way.  Fall means it should be time for the Fall BOPA provided by the City of...

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Harvey and Recycling—Some Lessons Learned

Published in The Tribune, 13 September 2017 Recycling has taken a giant step backward since Harvey visited the Lake Houston area a few weeks ago. Most residents who suffered damage quickly followed the protocol of hauling everything out to the street where they made a...

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Harvey Heartbreak

We are absolutely heartbroken by the devastation in the Greater Houston Area, Harris County and our beloved Kingwood. We are also saddened by the knowledge that the vast majority of all damaged appliances and electronics will end up in the Atascocita landfill. Sadly,...

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Why Recycling Matters

By:  Hal Opperman Recently Keep Kingwood Green gave a program at the Kingwood Library entitled “Why Recycling Matters’.  If you missed it, do go to our website and join our e-newsletter list.   At info@keepkingwoodgreen.org  and on our phone hot line, we continually...

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Medical Waste and Other Questions

By Herlinda Gonzalez Congratulations to the community for recycling! We had outstanding participationon April 29 at the Spring BOPA. Here are the statistic of what we kept out of the Atascocita landfill: BATTERIES                        2347 LBS. USED MOTOR OIL...

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Don’t forget to Recycle Right

In my last column I mentioned that it is important to Recycle Right!  Most of us take our trash pickup (and recycling if we have it) services for granted.  We put the trash and recyclable materials out and it disappears!  Some of us have to pay an invoice for the...

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