PERMANENT RECYCLING DROP-OFF SITE OPENS IN CLEAR LAKE
October 17, 2003 - At 10:30 a.m., Friday, October 24, 2003, the City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department will host an official grand opening ceremony for the permanent recycling drop-off center for the residents in the Clear Lake area. This new drop-off site will be located in the Ellington Field area. The center will be open 7 days per week from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. This site was previously a weekend drop-off site only.
Funded in part by the City of Houston, Houston-Galveston Area Council and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, this site will accept a variety of items. The items accepted are newspapers, magazines, telephone books, catalogs, ad inserts, cardboard, glass bottles and jars, aluminum cans, tin cans, aerosol cans, steel cans and #1 and #2 plastic bottles.
Ed Chen, Solid Waste Management Department Deputy Director said, "Clear Lake residents have shown a concentrated recycling effort which merited the opening of a permanent facility…and we are pleased to make this happen!" For more information, please call the City of Houston Service Helpline at 311 or visit our website at www.houstonsolidwaste.org.
Directions to the Clear Lake Recycling Drop-off Center
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