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November 13, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Woodlands High School Parking Lot

6101 Research Forest Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381
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3R Recycling Drive-thru

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Important Traffic Information
All vehicles must enter at The Woodlands High School parking lot through the entrance on Millennium Forest Drive.

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: To avoid traffic issues, participants are advised NOT to arrive early. Wait times could reach 30 minutes or more. If lines grow beyond capacity, route redirections are possible. Access to the event may also be restricted prior to noon if necessary, based on traffic patterns. No public restroom facilities will be available.

Celebrate America Recycles Day at the 3R Recycling Drive-thru. This event celebrates the importance of recycling in our community and offers a free opportunity to recycle select items that cannot be recycled in curbside carts.

Please bag or box items separately by item type and place them in your trunk or back passenger side seat for safe access by volunteers. If you have documents for shredding and food pantry donations, a volunteer will remove these from the vehicle and take them to the shred truck.

Support the Village Recycling Challenge for 2020
This year’s Village Recycling Challenge item is Incandescent, Compact Fluorescent (CFL) and LED light bulbs. No tube lights over 4 feet. Light bulbs must be intact, not broken. This friendly competition awards funds for scholarships to Villages with the highest participation, donated by The Woodlands G.R.E.E.N. Please place bulbs in a separate box and label with your Village’s name or tell the volunteer when you drop off.

Free 1-Day Drive-thru Recycling
Bag or box items separately by category and place them in your trunk or back passenger side seat for safe access by volunteers. A volunteer will open the trunk, hatchback or rear side passenger door to remove items. Residents only, no businesses.

  • Lightbulbs - Incandescent, Compact Fluorescent (CFL) and LED light bulbs. No tube lights over 4 feet. Light bulbs must be intact, not broken.
  • Batteries - Alkaline AA, AAA, C, D, and 9V
  • Disposable Razors and packaging. See this list for examples.
  • Eyeglasses, sunglasses and cases
  • Oral Care Products - Toothbrushes, toothpaste tubes and floss containers.
  • Snack & Drink Pouches - Any brand with straws and pouch lids. Example list.
  • Block Styrofoam - No food containers or cups
  • Textiles - Used clothing, shoes, linens, fabric scrap in any condition.

Please remember these items can only be recycled through special programs such as Terracycle or by a contractor and cannot be put in your curbside recycling cart.

Document Shredding
Bring personal documents for secure on-site destruction a
nd recycling. A donation of five cans of food or $5 per bank box will benefit Interfaith of The Woodlands Food Pantry.  Residents only, no businesses.

Fundraising Opportunity / Volunteer
Is your group looking for a fundraising opportunity or trying to collect items for a reuse project? Join us! Check out for ideas. To participate, contact The Woodlands Township Environmental Services office at 281-210-3800

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Thank You Sponsors
Chevron Phillips Chemical, H-E-B, Woodlands GREEN, Waste Management and Woodlands Water.

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