As we step into the future, we must find a solution for the disposal of our technological artifacts! In the spirit of targeting recycling oddities, The Woodlands Township Environmental Services Department has selected CD and DVD disks and jewel cases for the annual Village Recycling Challenge at 3R Bazaar on Saturday, November 11, 2017. Continue reading
The Woodlands Township is now offering an additional free and EASY way to recycle textiles, shoes and housewares. And, it’s happening right at the curb on your regular solid waste service day! Collection begins the week of July 31.
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.
Residents are reminded that there will be no interruption or delay of solid waste services over the Fourth of July holiday. Continue reading
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
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
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
Do you review your MUD’s annual report about your water quality? Then you know our drinking water is safe and good to use. However, there are other things to consider about water… Do you know where your drinking water comes from? Can we be sure there will be enough water in the future? Continue reading
Mosquito season never really stops in SE Texas, but with the warming weather activity is on the rise. The Woodlands Township Environmental Services Department reminds residents to be diligent in taking precautions to protect themselves and loved ones from mosquito-borne disease. Continue reading
The Woodlands Township reminds residents that all solid waste services in the community will occur as usual over the Easter holiday weekend. There will be no interruption or delay of services. Continue reading
Installing a rain barrel in your backyard is pretty easy and can have a big impact on reducing the amount of our drinking water resources used for plants and gardens. Learn more about installing and using rain barrels, conserving water and how to be an aware and informed water consumer at the annual Smarter About Water Seminar in May! Continue reading