The Woodlands Township reminds residents to drain after rain and leave mosquitoes high and dry! Recent heavy rains coupled with the first confirmed reports of West Nile virus in mosquitoes from The Woodlands make it doubly important to eliminate standing water from your yard.
If it’s summer, someone is swimming, fishing, boating, or cooling off with a beverage in an ice-filled glass. WATER! There are a thousand wonderful and special things connecting us to water in the summer! Continue reading
Summer brings parties, picnics and eating on-the-go! What better time to review our disposable habits! Plastic Free July highlights how our short-term convenience choices can have long-term impacts.
The Woodlands Township Environmental Services Department reminds residents to take precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones from mosquito borne disease.
Residents are reminded to drain standing water, treat where water cannot be drained and most importantly–wear insect repellent!
Visit the Township’s Mosquito Abatement webpage for great resources and plenty of tips on how you can fight the bite!
To report mosquito issues, please contact The Woodlands Township Environmental Services Department at 281-210-3800.
Bothered by mosquitoes? Both nuisance and disease-carrying mosquitoes are more active during hot weather. The Woodlands Township urges residents to take precautions to protect themselves and loved ones from mosquito-borne diseases. Continue reading
Residents are reminded that there will be no interruption or delay of solid waste services over the Fourth of July holiday. Continue reading
Mosquito Awareness Week, June 25 to July 1, 2017, is not so much a celebration as an opportunity to increase your mosquito IQ!
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Life happens, and we’ve all got stuff! We get transferred across the country, send the youngest off to college, remodel, downsize and clean out the garage–and it all generates stuff! Continue reading
Butterflies, bumblebees, hummingbirds, moths and other pollinators add life to the landscape and put food on the table! National Pollinator Week–June 19 to June 25, 2017– Continue reading
Focusing conservation efforts on finding solutions to plastic pollution and preventing marine litter, the 2017 theme for World Ocean Day, Our Oceans, Our Future, aims to improve the health of our oceans for generations to come. Continue reading
On my daily walk, I often muse…if everyone would pick up just one piece of litter each day, our community would be a cleaner, greener place. Continue reading
The Woodlands Township reminds residents that all solid waste services in the community will occur as usual over the Memorial Day holiday and the week following Monday, May 29, 2017. There will be no interruption or delay of services.
Note: The only holidays that will affect residential trash and recycling collection in 2017 are: Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 23) and Christmas Day (Monday, December 25).
Reminder: If your holiday celebration generates more trash than the 96-gallon trash cart can hold, extra service tags are available for purchase for $1.75 each at Township offices, Kroger and Randalls. One pink service tag should be affixed to each plastic bag of household trash that will NOT fit into the trash cart.
For more information about trash and recycling services in The Woodlands, please visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/trashandrecycling or call 281-210-3800
May usually brings rain to Southeast Texas, and with it comes an increase in mosquito activity. The Woodlands Township urges residents to take precautions to avoid exposure to mosquitoes. Continue reading
Join The Woodlands Township for the Smarter About Water Seminar on May 13, 2017. Local and regional water information specialists will report on the status of water sources, expected growth and resulting demands for water and practical ways to conserve. Registration is required for the FREE event due to limited seating. Register online today as spots are filling up fast!
Nationwide, the Composting Council Research and Education Foundation is celebrating the fourteenth annual “International Composting Awareness Week” May 7-13, 2017. Organized to raise public awareness of the benefits of composting, the week will include many different activities across the nation. Continue reading