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March 20, 2013

Kingwood Mobile B.O.P.A. Collection
(Battery, Oil, Latex Paint, Antifreeze)

Saturday, March 23, 2013
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Kingwood Metro Park and Ride
3210 West Lake Houston Parkway
Houston, TX 77339

The City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department and Council Member Dave Martin are hosting a Mobile B.O.P.A. (Batteries, Oil, Latex Paint and Antifreeze) collection. All residents disposing of material must present a drivers license and water bill as proof of City of Houston residency.

Only the following items WILL be accepted:

  • Antifreeze (15 gallon limit)
  • Appliances such as air conditioners, freezers and refrigerators
  • Latex paint (15 gallon limit)
  • Rechargeable and lead acid batteries
  • Scrap metal Used motor and cooking oil (15 gallon limit per container)

The following items WILL NOT be accepted:

Alkaline batteries, ammunition, business waste, compressed gas cylinders, dioxins, electronics, explosives, household hazardous waste/chemicals, household trash, medical waste, paint without labels, PCB's (polychlorinated biphenyl), radioactive waste, smoke detectors or tires.

Electronics WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED on Saturday, April 6, 2013, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., at the Kingwood Metro Park and Ride located at 3210 West Lake Houston Parkway, Houston 77339.

Electronic collections items accepted include cables, cable boxes, cameras, car batteries, cell phones, copiers, cords, fax machines, game consoles, hard drives, hubs and routers, keyboards, laptops, memory chips, mice, monitors, personal computers, personal digital assistants, printers, projectors, rechargeable batteries, scanners, servers, small kitchen appliances, tape drives and telephones.

For more information about the Kingwood Mobile B.O.P.A. collection, contact Sandra Jackson at or 713.837.9164. To learn more about the Solid Waste Department, visit

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Council Members: Helena Brown • Jerry Davis • Ellen R. Cohen • Wanda Adams • Dave Martin • Al Hoang • Oliver Pennington • Edward Gonzalez • James G. Rodriguez • Mike Laster • Larry V. Green • Stephen C. Costello • Andrew C. Burks, Jr. • Melissa Noriega • C.O. “Brad” Bradford • Jack Christie
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