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I Want To...
Anyone interested in keeping our community clean and green is welcome to join the Adopt-a-Path program. Business employees, neighborhood, school groups and scout troops have all helped keep The Woodlands a beautiful place to live.
How to Join
Pick a favorite hike or bike path or park, or call the
Environmental Services Department
at 281-210-3800 to inquire where your help is needed most.
Commit to clean-up and log your activity on the pathway at least once per quarter for one year. A clean-up includes the pathway and adjacent green space.
Fill out a
and receive a confirmation from Environmental Services.
waiver release form
(to be renewed annually) and
the completed form to Environmental Services.
After you log your first activity (see below) we will order signage recognizing your group.
Clean-Up Day Guidelines
Trash grabbers are available for loan at our offices at 8203 Millennium Forest Dr. next to The Woodlands High School; please reserve at least five days in advance by calling 281-210-3800.
Bring at least two bags (size will depend on need), one for trash and one for recyclables.
Bring work gloves - one glove per person is adequate.
Wear bright clothes, which are more visible on the bike path; safety vests may be checked out for small groups .
Be alert to wildlife living along pathways; learn to recognize and avoid poison ivy; use caution, especially if children are in your group.
Do not handle litter that could pose a health threat; call Environmental Services at 281-210-3800 as soon as possible.
Download and use
TheWoodlands311 mobile app
for reporting large or hazardous items.
Take clean recyclables to the Recycling Center.
Fill out the activity log
- be sure to note the types of trash found (beverage containers, paper, glass, etc.).
Notify the Environmental Services Department about evidence of criminal activity, illegal dumping or contraband.
Look Out for Litter
Waiver Release Form
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