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Posted on: October 20, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Recycle beyond the ordinary at Township’s 3R Bazaar

THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (October 20, 2015) – Recycling goes beyond the ordinary when The Woodlands Township celebrates America Recycles Day at the 3R Bazaar on Saturday, November 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 8203 Millennium Forest Drive in The Woodlands.

“A nationwide event, America Recycles Day, started in our state as Texas Recycles Day. We can still be leaders by keeping it clean and recycling right,” noted Lynne Aldrich, manager of Environmental Services for the Township.

An opportunity for recycling unique commodities, the event will offer collection of alkaline batteries, eyeglasses, gently worn clothing and flip flops! Attendees can support their village by bringing old toothbrushes, empty toothpaste tubes and floss containers for the new Village Challenge, the Terracycle Oral Care Brigade®!

Secure on-site shredding of personal documents will also be offered. A donation of five cans of food or $5 per bank box will benefit Interfaith Food Pantry.

Spotlighting its holiday line, Buy Recycled Boutique, will open its doors one day only during the event. Provided in partnership with The Woodlands G.R.E.E.N., the annual trunk show features unique and trendy items made from recycled materials. From high tech to handcrafted, everything at the Buy Recycled Boutique has a story.

Please check collection guidelines at or contact The Woodlands Township Environmental Services Department at 281-210-3800. The 3R Bazaar is a free program of The Woodlands Township with sponsorship from The Woodlands G.R.E.E.N., Waste Management, The Woodlands Development Company and H-E-B.

Recycling Guidelines—listed items ONLY, one day ONLY!

  • Alkaline Batteries
    • AA, AAA, C, D and 9 volt ONLY.
    • NO rechargeables; NO lead-acid.
  • Clothing and Shoes
    • Clean and usable condition.
  • Eyeglasses
    • Prescription and reading glasses, sunglasses.
    • Plastic and metal frames; cases.
  • Flip Flops
  • Oral Care Brigade® Terracycle
    • Old toothbrushes and empty toothpaste tubes and floss containers.
    • Earn points for your Village.
    • Recycle and you could win a prize!

    Shred Day
    • Boxed or bagged personal documents.
    • No businesses please.
    • 5 cans of food or $5 per bank box benefits Interfaith Food Pantry.
    • No limit.

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