Warmer weather is here so pack away those sweaters and coats and get your closet ready for spring. While you’re at it, take a moment to set aside clothes you no longer wear or that your kids have outgrown. Hmmm, now that the closest is clean, what about the garage, or the attic. How about those toys, books and games no one plays with anymore?
Well, now it seems a spring cleaning is in full swing. Once you decide you can live without it, what do you do with it? Can you donate it, recycle it or should it be landfilled? We’ve highlight our top 5 most viewed articles to help you clean house this spring.
1. Recycling Dilemma: Got Stuff? From bulky items that don’t fit in the trash bin, to scrap metal, appliances and light bulbs, find out how to properly dispose of it all in this quick read.
4. To Bag or Not To Bag You may have heard, plastic bags create havoc when placed in your recycling cart. For more information on why and what you can do with your clean bags and film, read To Bag or Not To Bag.
…Your trash and recycling schedule may be impacted by the Thanksgiving holiday
…Minimize the risk of freeze damage and winterize your irrigation system
It’s time to drain and turn off irrigation systems. Watch this video for a step-by-step guide.
…Take the Water-Wise Village Challenge
Once you shut off your irrigation system, be sure to take The Woodlands Water-Wise Village Challenge. By doing so, you not only help conserve water, but also help your village earn points toward its scholarship fund. Pledge to take the challenge here.
Residents are reminded that there will be no interruption or delay of solid waste services over the Fourth of July holiday. Waste Management will provide curbside pickup of trash, recycling and yard trimmings to all residents on their regularly scheduled service day, including Wednesday, July 4, 2018.
For a trouble-free pick-up, please place carts at the curb before 7 a.m. on your regular pick-up day. Keep streets clear of parked cars to allow trucks to safely access carts.
More Important Reminders for Residents:
Per the Holiday Collection Schedule, the only holidays that will affect residential trash and recycling collection this year (2018) will be Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
To schedule a bulky pick-up or report service issues, please contact Waste Management at 800-800-5804 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Woodlands Township is notifying residents that all solid waste services in the community will occur as usual over the Labor Day holiday. Recycling and waste collection for residents who have a Monday collection service will be business as usual – so yes, you do need to take the trash out on Labor Day!