Once a Year Free Paper Shredding Day Set for Saturday June 29th, 2013, 8 am to Noon at the Metro Park and Ride.
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
Kingwood Drop off Center - Every Weekend
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. Please flatten your cardboard.
Have a look also at What NOT to Put in the Bin.
Paper 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.
BOPA Collection Event - Once a year
Results from the Kingwood BOPA held on March 23, 2013 are as follows:
- Batteries 2000 lb(Interstate Batteries)
- Motor Oil 1540 lb(Q-Environmental)
- Latex Paint 24279 lb(PSC & ESC)
- Antifreeze 1050 lb(Q-Environmental)
- Scrap Metal 3520 lb(Pete’s Junky Business)
Total 32389 pounds (16tons)
Cars Serviced (577)
Avg wt/car =56 lbs
Click here for more information or if you missed the event.
Where can you recycle these items?
Visit our Local Recycling Guide on this website or pick up a brochure at:
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!
Kingwood 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