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NO GLASS in the Green Curbside Recycling Program.

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

The City of Houston Recycling program will NO LONGER accept GLASS in the Green Curbside Recycling Program.

Single-Stream Recycling Program extended to over 60,000 additional households

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014


I’m pleased to announce that the Single-Stream Recycling Program will be extended to over 60,000 additional households throughout Houston. More than 15 District C neighborhoods will receive their 96-gallon green bins over the next few weeks, including portions of Lazybrook, Timbergrove, the Heights, Rice Military, and Boulevard Oaks.

Help Houston Win $50,000 in Mayors Challenge Fan Favorite

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Houston, we know we have a problem and with your help we can solve it! What if everything you put in a waste bin could be recycled? What if “trash” became extinct? And what if you no longer had to sort your plastic cups from your glass jar from your banana peel?

Recycling Update

Monday, September 26th, 2011

All I can tell you is that we all want rain!!!! Unfortunately, that is not in our job description but, the best thing we can do is conserve water. I’m sure that you have all been trying to do just that.

Recycling Update

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

Join our group...No Rubbish This last Thursday, I saw some things out for recycling in Lazybrook that I would like to talk to you about. Some of the plastics were Styrofoam. I’m really sorry, but the city cannot recycle those; you will have to throw them away or find a use for them. We could always start a letter campaign to educate businesses to use more green packing material.

Recycling Update

Monday, May 16th, 2011

You have asked me so many times when we will be getting the automated recycling with the rolling bin, like our trash containers. I spoke to Marilyn Leday, who has been the right hand of Ed Chin for many years.

Recycle Your Refrigerator

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

The company, Jaco Environmental, has a program for recycling refrigerators, freezers, and room air conditioners.

Water Saving Tips

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Thirty six States are anticipating water shortages by 2016. Yet, the average American uses more than 100 gallons of water each day.

Green Bin Update

Monday, November 15th, 2010

I was out walking this morning and realized that I haven’t written a note to you about what to put in your green bins for quite a while. For instance, please flatten your corrugated cardboard, even if it’s a little box.

New Neighborhood Depository and Recycling Center in North Houston

Friday, October 1st, 2010

The City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department opened its new Neighborhood Depository and Recycling Center in North Houston on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 9003 North Main, Houston, TX 77022. This state-of-the-art facility consists of a concrete ramp for unloading heavy trash into 40 cubic yard roll-off boxes (“dumpsters”) and a service building, as [...]

Eco-Friendly Lawn Care Tips and Automated Recycling

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

With the oil spewing out of the BP well in the Gulf, it is hard to talk about anything else about the environment.  However, since that is really out of our hands, I would like to share a few bits of information with you.  I was reading my Sierra Club magazine and found out that [...]