Site icon The Woodlands Township Environmental Services


Empowering informed choices for the sustained health of our community and environment.

The Woodlands Township Environmental Services Department coordinates a wide variety of programs that provide information and resources for healthy, sustainable living.

Programs include:

  • Monitoring the Waste Management contract, providing an integrated residential solid waste plan for the community. Services include once-per-week curbside collection of garbage, recyclables and yard trimmings. In addition, the department oversees The Woodlands Recycling Center, located at 5310 Research Forest Drive.
  • Water Conservation education, offering free events, classes, and seminars for residents to learn tips on incorporating conservation habits into daily routines.
  • Mosquito surveillance and education, supporting South Montgomery County Mosquito Abatement and Harris County Mosquito Control District and in preventing the spread of mosquito-borne disease.
  • Water-wise gardening, sustainable landscapes and nature classes and education, including Woodlands Landscaping Solutions event in September and numerous gardening & composting classes throughout the year.
  • Litter reduction and green-up programs including Great American CleanUp in March and America Recycles Day in November.
  • Administering community gardens at Bear Branch Sportsfields, Alden Bridge Sportsfields and Wendtwoods Park.
Upcoming events sponsored by the Environmental Services Department can be found at the bottom of this page.

For more information, to schedule a presentation, or to volunteer, contact us at 281-210-3800 or

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